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SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction 2nd ODI Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Today Dream11 Team

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SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction: The second ODI game between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe is scheduled to begin on 18 January, 2022 (Tuesday) at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele. Hosts Sri Lanka have taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match ODI series on the back of a brilliant performance in the first game. Sri Lanka registered an excellent 5-wicket win while successfully chasing a total of 297 runs in the first ODI match against Zimbabwe at the same venue. On the other hand, the visiting Zimbabwe team will have to come up with a better effort especially with the ball in order to level the series. Sri Lanka will be eyeing to seal this three-match ODI series in their favour by winning this second ODI game.

SL vs ZIM 2nd ODI Match Details

Fixture Name: 2nd ODI, Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe

Competition: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe ODI

Date: 18 January

Time: 2:30 PM IST

Ground: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele.

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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Pitch Report

The pitch at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium is expected to offer an evenly poised competitive contest between the bat and ball. It looked a sporting wicket in Colombo during the first ODI and the same will be the case in this game as well. The spinners will get great amount of assistance and things will be favourable for the batsmen. However, batting first will be a good option.

Team Form Guide:
SL (recent last): W W L W W
ZIM (recent last): L L NR W L


 

SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction for Today Match

SL Playing 11 (likely)

Pathum Nissanka
Kusal Mendis
Charith Asalanka
Kamindu Mendis

Dinesh Chandimal
Dasun Shanaka
Chamika Karunaratne
Jeffrey Vandersay
Maheesh Theekshanna
Chamika Gunasekara

Nuwan Pradeep

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  • The trio of Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva and Lahiru Kumara will not be available for this series after testing positive for Covid-19.
  • They are unlikely to tinker a lot with the winning combination.
  • Dasun Shanaka captain the side.
  • Kusal Mendis will be the wicket-keeper.
  • They will depend a lot on the likes of Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis and Dinesh Chandimal to do amazingly well with the bat.
  • The likes of Maheesh Theekshanna, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeffrey Vandersay and Chamika Karunaratne will form a crucial part of the bowling attack.

Charith Asalanka Stats in ODI

For Sri Lanka, left-handed batter Charith Asalanka has been in an amazing form in the recent while especially in the limited-overs format of the game. Charith Asalanka smashed an excellent innings of 71 runs off 68 balls that consisted of 6 fours and 2 sixes in the first ODI against Zimbabwe.

Matches Runs Average
9 397 44.11

 

 

Dinesh Chandimal Stats in ODI

Sri Lanka’s pace spearhead Dushmantha Chameera will be leading the fast bowling attack for the hosts and he will be aiming to pick wickets on regular basis. Dushmantha Chameera has taken close to 40 wickets at a brilliant economy of less than 6.

Matches Wickets Economy
37 39 5.41

 

ZIM Playing 11 (likely)

Regis Chakabava
Takudzwanashe Kaitano

Craig Ervine
Sean Williams
Wesley Madhevere
Sikandar Raza
Ryan Burl
Wellington Masakadza
Blessing Muzarabani
Tendai Chatara
Richard Ngarava

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  • There are no major injury issues in the Zimbabwe camp.
  • They are likely to play the same team from the last game.
  • Craig Ervine will be the captain.
  • Regis Chakabava will don the wicket-keeping duties.
  • The likes of Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Regis Chakabava and Sikandar Raza will be expected to do the major run-scoring part in the batting department.
  • The trio of Blessing Muzarabani, Tendai Chatara and Wellington Masakadza will be their important wicket-taking bowlers.

Sean Williams Stats in ODI

Zimbabwe’s senior batter Sean Williams will be a crucial player to watch out for in this second ODI match due to his amazing form. Sean Williams smashed a remarkable hundred off 87 balls in the last game against Sri Lanka.

Matches Runs 50/100
140 3195 32/5

 

 

Sikandar Raza Stats in ODI

For Zimbabwe, Sikandar Raza is quite an experienced cricketer who can contribute amazingly well both with the bat and ball. Sikandar Raza has smashed more than 3000 runs and also picked up as many as 63 wickets.

Matches Runs Wickets
109 3029 63

 

Who will win Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe today match?

The Sri Lanka side will depend a lot on the likes of Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis and Dinesh Chandimal to do amazingly well with the bat. The likes of Maheesh Theekshanna, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeffrey Vandersay and Chamika Karunaratne will form a crucial part of the bowling attack. On the other hand, Zimbabwe will be hoping to come up with an improved performance as the likes of Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Regis Chakabava and Sikandar Raza will be expected to do the major run-scoring part in the batting department while the trio of Blessing Muzarabani, Tendai Chatara and Wellington Masakadza will be their important wicket-taking bowlers. It is expected to be a high-scoring encounter. According to the SL vs ZIM today match prediction & Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe cricket betting tips, Sri Lanka are expected to win this game.

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SL vs ZIM Dream11 Team Prediction

WICKET-KEEPERS: Regis Chakabava, Kusal Mendis
BATTERS: Charith Asalanka, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Chamika Karunaratne
BOWLERS: Nuwan Pradeep, Jeffrey Vandersay, Richard Ngarava

SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction Captain & Vice Captain Choices

For Small League, Head-to-Head contests: Charith Asalanka, Sean Williams.

For Grand League: Sikandar Raza, Dinesh Chandimal.

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