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PAK vs SL 1st T20I Dream11 Captain options: Bank on Babar, Udana, Shinwari to make impact

By Chaitanya Laxman

A thumping show in the ODI series has given Pakistan an advantage for the T20I series against an inexperienced Sri Lankan team. And with the selectors bringing back experienced players in the squad, Pakistan looks strong against the visitors.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka have effective players in their line-up who can win matches on their days and the team management will expect them to deliver.

For the Dream11 Captain options, look at these three players.

#3. Usman Shinwari:

With a five-wicket haul in the ODI series, Shinwari has proved his mettle and the team will expect him to do better in the T20I series.

Total wickets in T20I: 13

Bowling average in T20I: 29.30

Bowling average versus Sri Lanka in T20I: 49.50

Bowling average in T20I in 2019: 31.33

Total wickets in T20I in 2019: 3

#2. Isuru Udana:

The all-rounder has taken giant strides in recent times to emerge as a key player for Sri Lanka.  He is an effective bowler and can hit big shots in crunch situations.

Bowling average in T20Is: 36.66

Total wickets in T20Is: 18

Batting average in T20Is: 25.37

Batting strike rate in T20Is: 158.59

Total runs in T20Is: 203

#1. Babar Azam:

In the form of his life, Babar Azam is unstoppable at the moment. He is scoring runs on all kinds of tracks and against all bowling attacks. And Pakistan will be hoping that he continues his good show.

Total runs in T20Is: 1247

Batting average in T20Is: 54.21

Batting average in T20Is in 2019: 54.00

Total no. of fifties in T20Is in 2019: 04

Batting strike rate in T20Is in 2019: 156.52

Chaitanya Laxman

Smitten by cricket, green mountains, and written words, Chaitanya is engrossed with cricket stats and analysis. But cricket commentary is what he savors the most.