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| On Jan 17, 2022 12:13 PM IST

SL vs ZIM: Possible Sri Lanka Playing 11 for 2nd ODI

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SL Playing 11: The Sri Lanka team will be up against the Zimbabwe team in the 2nd ODI at Pallekele International Stadium. The hosts will be elated after the win in the 1st ODI, and would look to secure a series victory as well.


Team News

  • They won the 1st ODI by chasing down the total of 296 runs.
  • The team is expected to make 1 changes, with Nuwan Thushara in place of Chamika Gunasekara.
  • The team is likely to retain Jeffrey Vandersay and Kamindu Mendis in 11 for this fixture.
  • The key batters will be Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, and Dinesh Chandimal.
  • The likes of Nuwan Pradeep, Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne will be the wicket-takers.

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SL Playing 11 (likely)


1. Kusal Mendis (wk)
2. Pathum Nissanka
3. Charith Asalanka
4. Dinesh Chandimal
5. Kamindu Mendis
6. Dasun Shanaka (c)
7. Chamika Karunaratne
8. Maheesh Theekshana
9. Jeffrey Vandersay
10. Chamika Gunasekara/ Nuwan Thushara
11.
Nuwan Pradeep

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The Sri Lanka team will be satisfied with their performance in the 1st ODI, but would look to better their bowling performance to contain the opposition. In this regard, they can include the talented fast bowler Nuwan Thushara in the 11 for the 2nd ODI.


Sri Lanka Squad

Sri Lanka Squad: Dasun Shanaka(c),Pathum Nissanka, Minod Bhanuka, Charith Asalanka, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Nuwan Thushara, Ramesh Mendis, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dushmantha Chameera, Chamika Gunasekera, Dinesh Chandimal Kusal Mendis, Nuwan Pradeep, Shiran Fernando, Kamindu Mendis


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1. Charith Asalanka Stats in ODIs

Name Matches Runs 50s
Charith Asalanka 9 397 4

2. Pathum Nissanka Stats in Last 5 Innings

Name Innings Runs 50s
Pathum Nissanka 5 273 4

3. Chamika Karunaratne Stats in ODIs

Name Matches Wickets Runs
Chamika Karunaratne 11 9 205

4. Nuwan Pradeep Stats in ODIs

Name Matches Wickets Economy
Nuwan Pradeep 48 61 5.90

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Harshit Rathi

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