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SL vs NZ Dream11 Match Prediction | 3rd T20I Fantasy Team News, Playing 11

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SL vs NZ Dream11 | Sri Lanka vs New Zealand 3rd T20I Match Prediction

New Zealand would look to end their tour of Sri Lanka with another win and a clean sweep in the shortest format. The hosts have not been at their best so far although the games have been full of action, thrill and entertainment. The final game is expected to be no different, with the home team looking to give their fans something to cheer.

Pallekele International Cricket Stadium has been a sporting wicket in the last two games. An exhilarating end is on the cards.

Match info
Fixture name: Sri Lanka vs New Zealand, 3rd T20I
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy
Date & Time: September 6, 7:00 PM IST


New Zealand Team News:

  • Martin Guptill has been ruled out of the fixture with a right abdomen strain.
  • Ross Taylor has recovered from hip issue and is available for 3rd T20I.
  • Tom Bruce has a knee issue and will be monitored before the game. Todd Astle can make an appearance if Bruce doesn’t play although he is not a like-for-like replacement.
  • Hamish Rutherford who has been named as a replacement of Martin Guptill is likely to replace Bruce if he fails the fitness on the match eve.

NZ Playing 11 (probables): Tim Southee (c), Seth Rance, Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Tim Seifert (wk), Scott Kuggeleijn, Mitchell Santner, Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Todd Astle/Tom Bruce/S Rutherford

New Zealand Squad: Tim Southee (c), Martin Guptill, Seth Rance, Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Tim Seifert (wk), Scott Kuggeleijn, Mitchell Santner, Tom Bruce, Daryl Mitchell, Ross Taylor, Todd Astle

Sri Lanka Team News:

  • Sri Lanka team manager Asantha De Mel has confirmed Kusal Mendis and Shehan Jayasuriya are unlikely to feature in the third T20I after suffering leg injuries.
  • Danushka Gunathilaka is likely to replace Mendis while Lahiru Madushanka and Lahiru Kumara can get a game.

SL Playing 11 (probables): Lasith Malinga (c), Isuru Udana, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera (wk), Dasun Shanaka, Akila Dananjaya, Wanidu Hasaranga, Avishka Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Danushka Gunathilaka,

Sri Lanka Squad: Lasith Malinga (c), Isuru Udana, Shehan Jayasuriya, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Perera (wk), Dasun Shanaka, Akila Dananjaya, Kusal Mendis, Wanidu Hasaranga, Avishka Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Madushanka, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara


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Sri Lanka Fantasy Picks (T20I career)

  • Kusal Perera – 1068 runs @ 28.10
  • A Dananjaya – 20 wickets
  • SL Malinga – 99 wickets

New Zealand fantasy picks (T20I career)

  • Grandhomme 364 runs @ 20.22, 11 wickets
  • C Munro 1424 runs @ 32.36
  • Taylor 1627 runs @ 26.24
  • Southee 71 wickets
  • Sodhi  44 wickets

Staff Writer