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| On Jul 27, 2021 7:03 PM IST

SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction 2nd T20I Sri Lanka vs India, Playing 11, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Stats, Pitch Report 28 July


SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction: The second T20I match between Sri Lanka and India will take place at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 28 July. The match was originally supposed to be held on 27 July, however, it had to be postponed after India player Krunal Pandya tested positive for COVID-19. It was also revealed by the BCCI that as many as eight members of the India squad have been identified as the close contacts. India are currently leading the three-match T20I series 1-0 with an impressive 38-run victory in the first T20I. The visitors also won the three-match ODI series 2-1. It will be important for Sri Lanka to make a comeback in this second T20I otherwise India will win the series.

SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction

Fixture Name: 2nd T20I, Sri Lanka vs India

Competition: Sri Lanka vs India T20I

Date: 28 July

Time: 8 PM IST

Ground: R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Team Form Guide:
SL (recent last): L L L L L
IND (recent last): W W W L W

ICC Rankings: SL 9, IND 2

Pitch Report

The pitch at the R.Premadasa Stadium is expected to offer brilliant sporting conditions. There will be enough assistance for the batters and the bowlers. There will be some great amount of turn available for the spinners. However, bowling first will be a safe option on this surface.


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Sri Lanka vs India Dream 11 Prediction

SL Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Charith Asalanka is likely to miss out due to injury.

Expected Team Changes

  • They are unlikely to make any big time changes
  • Dasun Shanaka will captain the side.
  • Minod Bhanuka will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva and Dasun Shanaka will be their important batsmen.
  • Dushmantha Chameera, Chamika Karunaratne and Wanindu Hasaranga will be their main bowlers.

SL Playing 11 (likely)

Avishka Fernando
Minod Bhanuka
Dhananjaya de Silva
Charith Asalanka/Dhananjaya Lakshan
Dasun Shanaka
Ashen Bandara
Chamika Karunaratne
Wanindu Hasaranga
Isuru Udana
Dushmantha Chameera
Akila Dananjaya

READ Colombo Weather Update for Rescheduled IND vs SL 2nd T20I

IND Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Krunal Pandya is already ruled out of the series after testing positive for Covid-19.
  • Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Chahar, Manish Pandey and Krishnappa Gowtham will also not be available for the rest of the T20I series after being identified as close contacts of Krunal Pandya.

Expected Team Changes

  • There will be some forced changes.
  • Shikhar Dhawan will be the captain.
  • Sanju Samson will keep the wickets.
  • Shikhar Dhawan, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Sanju Samson and Nitish Rana will be their main batters.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Varun Chakravarthy will be their key bowlers.

IND Playing 11 (likely)

Shikhar Dhawan
Ruturaj Gaikwad
Sanju Samson
Devdutt Padikkal
Nitish Rana
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Navdeep Saini
Rahul Chahar
Yuzvendra Chahal
Varun Chakravarthy
Chetan Sakariya

Related: Krunal Pandya Covid-19 Positive

Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Shikhar Dhawan: India captain Shikhar Dhawan scored a crucial knock of 46 runs in the first T20I. Overall, in 65 T20Is, Dhawan has smacked 1719 runs that includes 11 fifties.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: Indian pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled really well in the previous T20I win for his side. Bhuvneshwar Kumar took Man of the Match figures of 4 for 22 to dominate the hosts.

Differential Pick:

Wanindu Hasaranga: For Sri Lanka, Wanindu Hasaranga picked up two vital wickets in the 1st T20I match. In 19 T20Is, he has scalped 28 wickets at an economy of 6.77.

SL vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction

BATSMEN: Shikhar Dhawan, Avishka Fernando, Dasun Shanaka, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad
ALL-ROUNDERS: Wanindu Hasaranga
BOWLERS: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Dushmantha Chameera, Yuzvendra Chahal

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.