WI vs SL Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Sri Lanka tour of West Indies, 3rd T20I

WI vs SL Prediction, Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips: Playing XI, Pitch Report and Injury Update – Sri Lanka tour of West Indies, 3rd T20I

Sri Lanka spinners have got the best out of the pitch. It is advisable to take all of them in your Dream11 fantasy team.

Match Details:

The 3rd match of the 3-match T20I bilateral series between West Indies and Sri Lanka will be played on 8th March at Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua.

The match is scheduled to start at 6:00 PM local time and 3:30 AM IST and it will be streamed live on Fancode.

Preview:

West Indies are hosting Sri Lanka at the Coolidge Cricket Ground for the final T20I of the 3 match series. It has been a perfect series for the cricket fans with both teams trying to best to get their form back. West Indies won the first game, which was packed with entertainment as we got to see a hat-trick and six sixes in an over in that game. However, they suffered a defeat in the second T20I. Overall, the West Indies team are an unpredictable lot, but they are expected to bounce back in the final T20I.

On the other side, Sri Lanka finally broke their losing streak in T20I in the last game. Their spinners bowled majestically in the 2nd T20I. As for batting, Danushka Gunathilaka and Pathum Nissanka took them to a very good score from which they never looked behind. After winning the second match they must be high on confidence and would try to capitalize on that


WI vs SL Weather Report for 3rd T20I:

It will be partly cloudy during the evening time on match day. The temperature will drop from 29-degree Celsius to 26-degree Celsius by the time the match ends. There is no chance of any precipitation as well.

Pitch Condition/Report:

The pitch at the Coolidge Cricket Ground is a good one to bat on. The Sri Lankan spinners have been blazing fire on it but the Sri Lanka batters have shown that it is a good pitch to bat on. Overall, this is a good T20 pitch and anytime above 150 will be difficult to chase.

Average first innings score:

145 (Considering matches played in this series at this venue)

Record of chasing teams:

Won – 1, Lost – 1, Tie – 0


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Injury and Availability News:

(Will be added if there is an update)

WI vs SL Today’s Probable Playing XIs:

West Indies

Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy, Fidel Edwards

Bench:

Akeal Hosein, Andre Fletcher, Rovman Powell

Sri Lanka

Danushka Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews (c), Thisara Perera, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Akila Dhananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan

Bench:

Kamindu Mendis, Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Nuwan Pradeep, Dilshan Madushanka, Suranga Lakmal, Oshada Fernando


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WI vs SL Top Picks for Today’s Dream11 Match

Wanindu Hasaranga was the star with the ball in the last match, as he picked up three wickets and changed the match completely. He is currently the highest wicket-taker in the series.

Danushka Gunathilaka scored a brilliant half-century in the last game. He opened the innings and scored a 42-ball 56.

Alongside Gunathilaka, Pathum Nissanka also played a key role to set a target of 161 for the Windies. Nissanka is currently the top run-scorer in the series and is expected to score some runs in the decider as well.

Kieron Pollard is a top pick for this match. He hit six sixes in an over in the first game and is expected to play a key role in the decider. Overall, he is the third-highest run-scorer in the series and has scored at a strike rate of above 196.

Lakshan Sandakan played only the last game and already picked three wickets. He is a candidate for budget pick.

Akila Dananjaya might be on the news because of being on the receiving end of six sixes, but he is the second-highest wicket-taker in this series. The spinner has scalped 4 wickets.

Dwayne Bravo has picked up three wickets in this series. While he is batting a bit down the order, Bravo can hit the ball into the order if the need arises.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:

Captain Options – Wanindu Hasaranga, Pathum Nissanka

Vice-Captain Options – Danushka Gunathilaka, Lendl Simmons


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Suggested Playing XI No.1 for  WI vs SL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Nicholas Pooran

Batters – Danushka Gunathilaka (VC), Pathum Nissanka, Lendl Simmons

All-Rounders – Wanindu Hasaranga (C), Kieron Pollard, Jason Holder

Bowlers – Dwayne Bravo, Obed McCoy, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for WI vs SL Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:

Keeper – Niroshan Dickwella

Batters – Pathum Nissanka (C), Lendl Simmons (VC), Chris Gayle, Angelo Mathews, Evin Lewis

All-Rounders – Wanindu Hasaranga, Jason Holder

Bowlers – Dwayne Bravo, Obed McCoy, Dushmantha Chameera


Expert Advice:

Sri Lanka spinners have got the best out of the pitch. It is advisable to take all of them in your Dream11 fantasy team.

Today’s WI vs SL Probable Winners:

Sri Lanka’s are expected to win this match.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.