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SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction 3rd ODI Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Live Score, Pitch Report, Player Stats, Today Dream11 Team

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SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction: The third and final ODI match between hosts Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe is scheduled to take place at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele on 21 January, 2022 (Friday). The visiting Zimbabwe team registered a brilliant comeback to level the three-match ODI series by 1-1 scoreline. After losing the first game by a comprehensive margin, Zimbabwe got the better of Sri Lanka in the 2nd ODI match by 22 runs at the very same venue where all the three games will be played. On the other hand, Sri Lanka will be hoping to make a winning comeback in the series decider as the home team looked really impressive in the first ODI. Zimbabwe will also be eyeing to play their best form of cricket in order to win a historic ODI series in Sri Lanka.

SL vs ZIM 3rd ODI Match Details

Fixture Name: 3rd ODI, Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe

Competition: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe ODI

Date: 21 January

Time: 2:30 PM IST

Ground: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele.

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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Pitch Report

The wicket at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium will have enough assistance both for the batters and bowlers. There will be decent amount of help for the spinners and the surface is expected to slow down as the match progresses. However, batting first will be the perfect option on this track.

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


 

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
Dushmantha Chameera

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 make a lot changes from the last game.
  • Dasun Shanaka will be the captain.
  • Kusal Mendis will don the wicket-keeping gloves.
  • The likes of Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka and Dinesh Chandimal will be their important clogs in the batting department.
  • The trio of Maheesh Theekshanna, Dushmantha Chameera and Jeffrey Vandersay 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
10 420 44.11

 

 

Dinesh Chandimal Stats in ODI

Sri Lanka’s senior batter Dinesh Chandimal will be an important performer in this series-deciding encounter against Zimbabwe. Chandimal scored a brilliant knock of 75 runs in the opening ODI game.

Matches Runs 50/100
152 3784 24/4

 

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 win.
  • Craig Ervine will be the captain.
  • Regis Chakabava will don the wicket-keeping duties.
  • They will once again bank upon the likes of Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Regis Chakabava and Sikandar Raza 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 third ODI match due to his amazing form. After he smashed a remarkable hundred in the first game, Sean Williams also scored 48 runs in the second ODI against Sri Lanka.

Matches Runs 50/100
141 4143 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 notched up a wonderful half-century in the previous game.

Matches Runs Wickets
110 3085 63

 

Who will win Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe today match?

Sri Lanka will be eyeing to come back strongly from the previous loss and the likes of Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka and Dinesh Chandimal will be their important clogs in the batting department. The trio of Maheesh Theekshanna, Dushmantha Chameera and Jeffrey Vandersay will form a crucial part of the bowling attack. On the other hand, the Zimbabwe side will once again bank upon the likes of Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Regis Chakabava and Sikandar Raza 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. 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
BATTERS: Charith Asalanka, Pathum Nissanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Craig Ervine
ALL-ROUNDERS: Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Dasun Shanaka
BOWLERS: Nuwan Pradeep, Jeffrey Vandersay, Blessing Muzarabani

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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