August 21, 2019
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SL vs NZ Dream11 Team 2nd Test Team News, New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka, Fantasy Team

By James

Preview :

The two Tests series between Sri Lanka and New Zealand kicked off last week in Galle and in the first Test Sri Lanka defeated the visitors by 6 wickets. The second and final Test will begin in Colombo tomorrow. Sri Lanka will aim to seal the series while New Zealand will be keen to level it.

Match Details :

Match : SL vs NZ, Second Test, New Zealand tour of Sri Lanka

Date and Time : 22 August 2019 (Thursday) , 10 AM IST

Venue : P Sara Oval, Colombo

New Zealand Team News, Expected Playing XI and Squad :

Team News :

1. In the first Test Mitchell Santner and Tim Southee were ineffective and they could be replaced by Colin de Grandhomme and Neil Wagner.

2. There are no injury concerns in New Zealand team camp.

3. Captain Kane Williamson has been reported for illegal bowling action.

Expected Playing XI :

1. Jeet Raval 2. Tom Latham 3. Kane Williamson (c) 4. Ross Taylor 5. Henry Nicholls 6. BJ Watling (wk) 7. Colin de Grandhomme 8. Neil Wagner 9. William Somerville 10. Trent Boult 11. Ajaz Patel

New Zealand Squad :

Jeet Raval, Tom Latham, Kane Williamson (c), Ross Taylor, Henry Nicholls, BJ Watling (wk), Colin de Grandhomme, Todd Astle, Trent Boult, Neil Wagner, Ajaz Patel, William Somerville, Mitchell Santner, Tim Southee, Tom Blundell

Sri Lanka Team News, Expected Playing XI and Squad :

Team News :

1. Sri Lanka won the first Test and they should stick with their winning combination.

2. There are no injury concerns in Sri Lanka team camp.

3. Spinner Akila Dananjaya has been reported for illegal bowling action.

Expected Playing XI :

1. Dimuth Karunaratne (c) 2.  Lahiru Thrimanne 3.  Kusal Mendis 4. Angelo Mathews 5. Kusal Perera 6. Dananjaya de Silva 7. Niroshan Dickwella (wk) 8. Akila Dananjaya 9. Suranga Lakmal 10. Lasith Embuldeniya 11. Lahiru Kumara

Sri Lanka Squad :

Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Perera(w), Dhananjaya de Silva, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan, Niroshan Dickwella, Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne

SL vs NZ  Dream11 Prediction :

Wicketkeeper : BJ Watling and Niroshan Dickwella

Batsmen : Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews, Kane Williamson and Ross Taylor

All-rounders : Dananjaya de Silva

Bowlers : Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Embuldeniya, Ajaz Patel and William Somerville

Captain and Vice Captain :

Any two of Dimuth Karunaratne, Angelo Mathews and William Somerville

Explanation :

1.  Captain Dimuth Karunaratne scored 122 runs in the 4th innings of the first Test.

2. Angelo Mathews also scored a fifty and unbeaten 28 runs in the first Test.

3. Though Kane Williamson had a poor first Test but he is the best batsman of his side and should do well in this crucial Test match.

4. Spinners Akila Dananjaya, Lasith Embuldeniya, Ajaz Patel and William Somerville all did well in Galle and should do well in Colombo as well.

5. Both Ross Taylor (142 & 74) and Kane Williamson (135 & 18) scored hundreds when they last time played a Test at P Sara Oval, Colombo in 2012.

6. 26 out of 36 wickets were picked up by spinners in the last Test (SL vs BAN, 2017) at P Sara Oval in Colombo.

7. P Sara Oval will assist spinners and they should take a lot of wickets here.

James

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