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PAK vs SL Dream11 Match Prediction | 2nd Test | Team News

Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Match Preview

PAK vs SL Dream11: After the first Test in Rawalpindi ended in a draw, both Pakistan and Sri Lanka will be looking hoping for better weather conditions for the second test that starts in Karachi tomorrow morning. The Rawalpindi Test was first in the country in over a decade and that ended in just 167 overs of play due to rain. Three centuries were scored and a total of eight wickets fell in Rawalpindi. While the weather is far more batter in Karachi an exciting test match is expected to take place between both the nations. Here, we have come up with the team news, possible playing elevens and Fantasy picks for PAK vs SL Dream11 today match Prediction.

National Stadium, Karachi | 19-23rd December at 09:45 AM IST


Weather conditions:

The weather forecast looks promising with sunny skies. So, unlike Rawalpindi, a full game is likely to take place over the course of five days.

The previous result at the venue:

Draw- Sri Lanka vs Pakistan in February 2009

Sri Lanka scored 644/7 declared in their first innings

Pakistan – 765/6 declared


Venue Stats:

Avg 1st inn score: 300

Avg 2nd inn score: 338

Avg 3rd inn score: 253

Avg 4th inn score: 151


PAK vs SL Team News

Sri Lanka

Injuries:

  • Kasun Rajitha & Suranga Lakmal
  • Kasun Rajitha – left hamstring strain
  • Suranga Lakmal – contracting dengue

Possible changes:

  • Asitha Fernando is in line to make his debut
  • No replacement has been named for Kasun Rajitha

Probable combination:

  • Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Matthews and Dinesh Chandimal will form the batting line up
  • Vishwa Fernando and Lahiru Kumara will form the pace attack alongside uncapped Asitha Fernando
  • Dilruwan Perera and Dhananjaya de Silva will form the spin attack

Sri Lanka Playing 11- (Expected)

Dilruwan Perera, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Vishwa Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Kumara, Oshada Fernando, Asitha Fernando


Pakistan

Injuries:

  • Usman Shinwari – fever and infection
  • Leg-spinner Yasir Shah is likely to replace him

Probable combination:

  • Azhar Ali will lead the side
  • Shan Masood, Abid Ali and skipper Azhar Ali will form the top order
  • Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Asad Shafiq and Mohammad Rizwan will follow
  • Mohammad Abbas, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah, and Harris Sohail will form the attack

Pakistan Playing 11- (Expected)

Mohammad Abbas, Asad Shafiq, Azhar Ali (c), Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Shan Masood, Yasir Shah, Abid Ali,  Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah


PAK vs SL Squads

PAK Squad

Azhar Ali (c), Naseem Shah, Haris Sohail, Babar Azam, Asad Shafiq, Shaheen Afridi, Fawad Alam, Mohammad Rizwan, Imam-ul-Haq, Shan Masood, Yasir Shah, Imran Khan, Kashif Bhatti, Mohammad Abbas, Abid Ali, Yasir Shah

SL Squad

Kusal Janith Perera, Dhananjaya De Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Kumara, Lakshan Sandakan, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dilruwan Perera, Asitha Fernando, Vishwa Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Oshada Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Lasith Embuldeniya


PAK vs SL Dream11 Fantasy Team

Fantasy Picks from Sri Lanka-

Players to watch out:

  • Dimuth Karunaratne and Oshado Fernando looked good at the top in the first game. Skipper Karunaratne scored fifty while Fernando managed 40 runs
  • Dimuth Karunaratne has scored 4380 runs in 122 innings at an average of 37.11
  • Angelo Mathews has scored 5641 runs in 148 innings at an average of 44.41
  • Dhananjaya De Silva returned unbeaten on 102

Fantasy Picks from Pakistan-

Players to watch out:

  • Debutant Abid Ali and Babar Azam scored centuries in the Rawalpindi Test
  • Babar Azam has scored 1547 runs from 45 innings at an average of 39.66
  • Asad Shafiq has scored 4465 runs in 121 innings at an average of 38.82
  • The two quicks Naseem Shah and Shaheen Shah Afridi picked two wickets each in Rawalpindi

Players to avoid:

  • Azhar Ali hasn't scored a half-century in 12 Test innings

Who will win? Pakistan is likely to win the match


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Disclaimer: Management can take late decisions depending on the match situation. The Fantasy teams which we have provided here of PAK vs SL Dream11 are to the best of our interest and depending on the credit scores of the players.

Dheeraj Singh @Cric_kette

A 90's born who has witnessed Sachin becoming "The God", Dhoni becoming "The only Captain to have won all the ICC trophies" and Kohli turning into a "run-machine". Cricket is something I am crazy for and I try to deliver the best and true I can in my every writing.