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| On Jan 20, 2022 1:16 PM IST

SL vs ZIM: Possible Sri Lanka Playing 11 for 3rd ODI

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SL Playing 11: The Sri Lanka team will be up against the Zimbabwe team in the 3rd ODI at Pallekele International Stadium. The hosts will look to learn from the mistakes and do well to win this fixture and secure a series victory on the back of performance from their experienced players.


Team News

  • They lost the 2nd ODI by failing to chase down the total of 302 runs.
  • The team can make 1 change, by bringing in Minod Bhanuka in place of Kusal Mendis, who has been out of form.
  • The bowler Dushmantha Chameera is expected to retain his place in 11.
  • Apart from some covid concerns, none of the players have injury concerns.

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SL Playing 11 (likely)


1. Kusal Mendis (wk)/ Minod Bhanuka
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. Dushmantha Chameera
11.
Nuwan Pradeep

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The Sri Lanka team were average with their performances in the both departments of the game. The key players for them will be Pathum Nissanka, Dasun Shanka and Charith Asalanka in the batting unit, while the experienced Nuwan Pradeep can be the option from the bowling department of the Sri Lanka team.


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 10 420 4

2. Pathum Nissanka Stats in Last 5 Innings

Name Innings Runs 50s
Pathum Nissanka 5 132 1

3. Dasun Shananka Stats in ODIs

Name Matches Runs Wickets
Dasun Shanaka 36 827 12

4. Nuwan Pradeep Stats in ODIs

Name Matches Wickets Economy
Nuwan Pradeep 49 63 5.98

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Harshit Rathi

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