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| On Jun 23, 2021 7:30 PM IST

ENG vs SL Dream11 England vs Sri Lanka T20I Today Match Prediction 23 June [STATS FOR GRAND LEAGUE -Batting, Bowling, Team, Pitch]


The Sri Lanka will play 3 T20I and 3 ODI matches against England in a span of 2 weeks. The England team played well against India in March 2021 but lost the series 2-3. Whereas, the Sri Lanka team played the T20I series against West Indies at their home soil and lost by 2-1. Both the teams would look to forget the past series losses and with enhanced confidence, win the series to keep good momentum for the T20 World Cup scheduled to take place later in the year.

ENG vs SL Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture name: England vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I
Competition: England vs Sri Lanka T20I Series
Date: 23 June
Time: 11:00 pm
Ground: Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Team Form Guide:

BAN (recent last): L L W L W

SL (recent last): L W L L L

Brief Score of the last result at the venue: England 175/3 won by 7 wickets against Pakistan 173/6 in the 2019 Pakistan Tour of England.

Cardiff Pitch Report: The average score in Sophia Gardens, Cardiff is 157. It generally provides an equal support to the both departments. With an overcast clouds, the bowlers can get movement off the surface and trouble the batsmen. Here, the team batting first has won most of the matches.

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ENG vs SL Playing 11

ENG Team News

  • The England team would look to maintain their good form in the T20I format.
  • The important players in the batting unit will be openers, Jason Roy and Jonny Bairstow, then Morgan and Buttler for the good finish to the innings.
  • In the bowling unit, Sam Curran, Wood, and Rashid will be the key wicket-taking options.

Injury Update/ Unavailability: None

Expected Team Changes: This will be the first match of the series

ENG Playing 11 (Likely)

1. Jason Roy
2. Jos Buttler (WK)
3. Dawid Malan
4. Jonny Bairstow
5. Eoin Morgan (C)
6. Moeen Ali
7. Sam Curran
8. David Willey
9. Chris Jordan
10. Adil Rashid
11. Mark Wood

SL Team News

  • The Sri Lanka team would look to find their best Playing 11 for the T20 World Cup through this series.
  • In the batting unit, they have the presence of leader Kusal Perera and Gunathilaka at the top, while Shanaka and Mendis will contribute in the middle-order.
  • The players like Dananjaya and Pradeep would look to bowl perfect line-length and take regular wickets.

Injury Update/ Unavailability: None

Expected Team Changes: This will be the first match of the series

SL Playing 11

1. Danushka Gunathilaka
2. Avishka Fernando
3. Kusal Perera(w/c)
4. Kusal Mendis
5. Dhananjaya de Silva
6. Dasun Shanaka
7. Niroshan Dickwella
8. Isuru Udana
9, Nuwan Pradeep
10. Dushmanth Chameera/ Wanindu Hasaranga
11. Akila Dananjaya

Who will win Today Match

The England team certainly has more firepower in both their departments, with majority of the players coming into this series after playing well in the IPL and T20 Blast. On the other hand, Sri Lanka team do not have much match practice, that may play a big role in the outcome of the match. In our BAN vs SL Today match prediction, the England team has our backing to win the match.

Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain, & Differential Picks

ENG vs SL Dream11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

The form of Jonny Bairstow in the recent T20 Blast 2021 has been terrific, so he is the captain choice.
While, all-rounder Sam Curran is the vice-captain pick due to his impressive form in the IPL 2021 and T20 Blast 2021.

WK: J Bairstow (c), K Perera
BAT: D Malan, D Gunathilaka, K Mendis
ALL: S Curran(vc), M Ali
BOWL: A Rashid, C Jordan, A Dananjaya, I Udana

Grand League Team 2

The Sri Lanka opener Gunathilaka has the ability to rotate the strike well and has composure to bat deep and score runs

WK: J Bairstow, J Buttler
BAT: J Roy, D Gunathilaka(vc), A Fernando
ALL: S Curran(c), D Shanaka
BOWL: A Rashid, M Wood, A Dananjaya, N Pradeep

Grand League Team 3
One of the prominent batsmen in T20 cricket with good experience, Kusal Perera is the captain pick.

The vice-captain pick, Liam Livingstone played well in the T20 Blast 2021 for Lancashire and must be in a good stead.

WK: K Perera (c)
BAT: E Morgan, A Fernando, L Livingstone (vc)
ALL: D Shanaka, D Silva, M Ali
BOWL: I Udana, N Pradeep, M Wood, D Willey
Grand League Team 4
The bowling all-rounder, Moeen Ali has been a terrific player for the national team and can be a captain pick due to his recent performances in IPL and T20 Blast.

The Sri Lanka middle-order batsman Kusal Mendis is chosen as the vice-captain due to his fine track in the limited-overs.

WK: J Buttler
BAT: D Malan, K Mendis(vc), L Livingstone
ALL: D Silva, W Hasaranga, M Ali(c)
BOWL: A Rashid, A Dananjaya, I Udana, D Willey