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:
Sri Lanka: L, W, L, NR, NR
West Indies: L, L, L, L, NR
SL vs WI, Match 39, ICC World Cup 2019
Monday, 1st July 2019
03:00 PM IST
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
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:
West Indies team news:
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
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
Chris Gayle, Sunil Ambris, Shai Hope(w), Nicholas Pooran, Shimron Hetmyer, Jason Holder(c), Carlos Brathwaite, Fabian Allen, Sheldon Cottrell, Oshane Thomas, Shannon Gabriel
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
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: