July 1, 2019
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SL vs WI Dream11 Team | Sri Lanka vs West Indies | 2019 Cricket World Cup Match Prediction

By Savya Sachi

Sri Lanka and West Indies would lock horns in the 39th fixture of ICC World Cup 2019 at Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street on Monday. With six points in 7 games, Sri Lanka has lost their chance to qualify for the semi-finals of the tournament and now they would come against West Indies for a consolation wins.

On the other hand, West Indies are even out of the competition. West Indies kept giving us mixed vibes in the throughout the tournament and failed to discover their winning combination. Now Windies would keep it tight against Sri Lanka for a moral victory.

Toss Update: West Indies won the toss and elected to bowl first

West Indies changes: Roach is unwell, and Gabriel will play in his place.

Sri Lanka changes: 

  • Thisara Perera, Lakmal, Jeevan Mendis misses out
  • Lahiru Thirimanne, Vandersey, Kasun Rajuta comes in

From Guide (last five matches):

Sri Lanka: L, W, L, NR, NR

West Indies: L, L, L, L, NR

When and Where:

SL vs WI, Match 39, ICC World Cup 2019

Monday, 1st July 2019

03:00 PM IST

Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street

Weather, Pitch and Venue Stats:

This pitch is expected to be a bit sluggish in the first part of the game. it would not be easy for Batsmen to get runs on this surface, so they need to be patient and play accordingly. Spinners will have an opportunity too. Weather is expected to be sunny on the match day.

Sri Lanka team news:

  • Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the World Cup due to Chickenpox and Kasun Rajitha will be filling up his shoes.

West Indies team news:

  • Sunil Ambris will be serving West Indies in place of Evin Lewis as he has suffered a hamstring injury.
  • West Indies would make no changes to their playing 11.

Squad:

West Indies:

Nicholas Pooran, Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder (C), Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel, Andre Russell, Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach, Shai Hope, Chris Gayle, Darren Bravo, Evin Lewis, Shimron Hetmyer

Sri Lanka:

Lasith Malinga, Jeevan Mendis, Jeffrey Vandersay, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Nuwan Pradeep, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera (wk), Isuru Udana, Milinda Siriwardana, Avishka Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Suranga Lakmal

Probable playing 11:

West Indies:

Chris Gayle, Sunil Ambris, Shai Hope(w), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder(c), Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel

Sri Lanka:

Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Kusal Perera(w), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Isuru Udana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Kasun Rajitha, Lasith Malinga

SL vs WI Dream11 Team Prediction

Fantasy picks from West Indies:
C Gayle is an obvious choice in Dream11 for anyone. He has been exceptional for Windies in the World Cup 2019. He has slammed 200 runs in 7 innings at an average of 33.3 with the highest being 87.
Shai Hopes is the second leading run-scorer for West Indies and has never stepped back from picking responsibility. He has got 192 runs in 7 innings.

Sheldon Cottrell has maintained decent bowling economy of 5.6 per over and has got 11 wickets in 7 matches. Don’t miss him out.

Fantasy picks from Sri Lanka:

Kusal Perera is the leading run scorer for Sri Lanka side. He has smashed 191 runs in 5 innings at an average of 38.2. He is a reliable opener and has proved his handy for Sri Lanka on a numerous event.
Lasith Malinga has proved how important experience is. He is Lanka’s leading wicket-taker in the tournament, with 9 wickets from five matches.
Captain and Vice-Captain: C Gayle & S Hetmyer
Savya Sachi

Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life - B J King

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