T20 World Cup 2021: SL vs PNG Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update
Sri Lanka are the favorites to win this match.
Updated - Oct 13, 2021 5:30 pm
Sri Lanka will take on Papua New Guinea in the warm-up game of the T20 World Cup 2021 on Thursday. Sri Lanka registered an improbable victory over Bangladesh in their first warm-up fixture by 4 wickets. Avishka Fernando and Chamika Karunaratne’s unbeaten 69-run partnership for the seventh wicket won the game for the Lions. They will now look to dominate the underdog’s PNG in this game.
Papua New Guinea, on the other hand, were completely outplayed by Ireland in their first warm-up match, as they lost by 8 wickets. Their batters had no answers against the Irish bowlers and managed to score only 96 runs on the board with the loss of 8 wickets. They need to raise their standard of cricket. as they will be playing against top-quality sides.
Sri Lanka vs Papua New Guinea, Warm-up Match
Venue: Tolerance Oval, Abu Dhabi
Date & Time: 14th October at 11:30 AM IST and 10:00 AM Local Time
The surface here at Tolerance Oval is expected to be a neutral one with equal purchase for both batters and bowlers. Staying long at the crease is the key for the batters on this wicket. Anything over 150 is a good score on this wicket.
Squads for SL vs PNG:
Dasun Shanaka (c), Dhananjaya De Silva, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Akila Dananjaya, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Dushmantha Chameera, Binura Fernando
Papua New Guinea
Assad Vala (c), Tony Ura, Charles Amini, Sese Bau, Jason Kila, Norman Vanua, Simon Atai, Kiplin Doriga (wk), Nosaina Pokana, Chad Soper, Damien Ravu, Kabua Morea, Lega Siaka, Hiri Hiri, Gaudi Toka, Jack Gardner
Top Picks for SL vs PNG Dream11 Match:
Top Picks – Sri Lanka
Avishka Fernando played a match-winning knock under pressure against Bangladesh in the warm-up game on Tuesday. He remained unbeaten on 62 runs from 42 deliveries and finished the game in style for his side.
Dushmantha Chameera bowled well against Bangladesh in the previous warm-up fixture. He went on to pick up 3 wickets by conceding just 27 runs.
Top Picks – Papua New Guinea
Assad Vala is the lone warrior for PNG, and he was the top scorer for his side in the last game against Ireland, scoring 32 runs from 38 deliveries.
Charles Amini scored only 4 runs in the warm-up game against Ireland, but he also picked up the important wicket of Kevin O’Brien.
SL vs PNG Must Picks for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
|Player||Statistics (Last match)||Dream11 Points|
|Avishka Fernando||62 runs||–|
|Dushmantha Chameera||3 wickets||–|
|Chamika Karunaratne||29 runs||–|
|Assad Vala||32 runs||46|
|Charles Amini||4 runs and one wicket||37|
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SL vs PNG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Dinesh Chandimal, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Tony Ura, Avishka Fernando (c), Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Charles Amini, Assad Vala (vc), Dushmantha Chameera, Chad Soper, Chamika Karunaratne
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SL vs PNG Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Simon Atai, Tony Ura, Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka (c), Dhananjaya De Silva, Charles Amini, Assad Vala, Wanindu Hasaranga (vc), Dushmantha Chameera, Nosaina Pokana, Chamika Karunaratne
SL vs PNG Risky Captaincy Choices:
Chamika Karunaratne played a supporting hand in the run-chase against Bangladesh in the warmup game. He scored valuable 29 runs from 25 deliveries. You can take a risk and pick him as your fantasy team skipper.
Tony Ura has scored 754 runs in his 25 T20Is at an average of 37.7 and a strike rate of 141.46. He is a risky captaincy pick for your fantasy teams.
Player you should avoid:
Kabua Morea is an inexperienced player and has played only T20I so far. Hence, it’s better to avoid him while making your fantasy teams.