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| On Mar 21, 2021 4:18 PM IST

WI vs SL Dream11 Tips for 1st Test Windies vs Sri Lanka Today Match Prediction 21 March


WI vs SL Dream11: The first Test match between Windies and Sri Lanka will start today at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua. The hosts won the 3 -3-match T20I by 2-1 and whitewashed Sri Lanka by 3-0 in the ODI series. They will be looking to do the same in the 2-match test series.

Sri Lanka has managed just one win on this tour so far and is struggling to get into the rhythm. The main concern with them is the lack of consistency -they have been brilliant in some games and terrible in others. They will have to step up their game with both bat and ball to pose challenges to the hosts who are favorites in this longest format also.

The match will start at 07:00 PM IST.

WI vs SL Today Match Prediction Details

Fixture name: 1st Test, Windies vs Sri Lanka

Competition: Sri Lanka Tour of Windies, 2021

Date: 21 March-25 March

Time: 07:30 PM IST

Team Form Guide:
Windies (recent last) W, W, L, L, L
Sri Lanka (recent last) L, L, L, L, D

Ground: Antigua

Pitch Report: The surface at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua assists the pacer with good pace and bounce. It is expected to slow down gradually. The average first innings score at the venue is 291.

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WI vs SL Playing 11

WI Team News

Injury update, unavailability

  • No injury concerns

Expected team changes

  • Kraig Braithwaite will lead the side
  • Joshua D Silva is likely to keep the wicket
  • K Braithwaite and John Campbell will open the innings
  • Nrumah Bonner, K Mayers, J Blackwood, and J Holder will bat in the middle order
  • Shannon Gabriel, A Joseph, Kemar Roach will lead the attack

WI Playing 11 (likely)

  1. Kraigg Brathwaite (c)
  2. John Campbell
  3. Nkrumah Bonner
  4. Kyle Mayers
  5. Jermaine Blackwood
  6. Joshua Da Silva(w)
  7. Jason Holder
  8. Rahkeem Cornwall
  9. Alzarri Joseph
  10. Kemar Roach
  11. Shannon Gabriel

SL Team News

Injury update, unavailability

  • There are no injury reports
  • Angelo Mathews is unavailable

Expected team changes

  • Dimuth Karunaratne will lead the side
  • Niroshan Dickwella will keep the wicket
  • Pathum Nissanka is likely to make his Test debut
  • Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne will open the innings
  • V Fernando, D Chameera, L Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal will handle the attack

SL Playing 11 (likely)

  1. Dimuth Karunaratne (c)
  2. Lahiru Thirimanne
  3. Oshada Fernando
  4. Dinesh Chandimal
  5. Pathum Nissanka
  6. Dhananjaya de Silva
  7. Niroshan Dickwella (wk)
  8. Suranga Lakmal
  9. Lasith Embuldeniya
  10. Dushmantha Chameera
  11. Vishwa Fernando

Who will win today match

The hosts are again favorites in this WI vs SL Dream 11 Today Match Prediction. Windies are high on confidence after a 2-1 win in T20I and a 3-0 win in the ODI series. Sri Lanka even struggled in the practice match against Board President XI. They were bowled out for 172 while the Board President XI managed 294 on the board. Sri Lanka will have to put up some extraordinary performances to take an edge over the hosts.

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

  • Kraig Braithwaite will look to continue his good run with the bat. He scored 149 runs in 4 innings at an average of 37.25 against Bangladesh in the last series. He is a must-have pick in the batsmen section from the Windies squad
  • Nkrumah Bonner was the player of the series in Bangladesh, scoring 231 runs at an average of 57.75. He is a must-have pick from Windies in the batsmen section
  • D Chammeera is a must-have pick from the Sri Lankan bowling attack. In 9 test matches, D Chameera has picked up 25 wickets, including one 5-wicket haul
  • K Mayers scored a double century against Bangladesh in the fourth innings of the second test and ended up as the top run-scorer in the series
  • L Embuldeniya is a must-have pick from the Sri Lankan bowling attack. In 9 test matches, he has picked up 45 wickets. He also ended up as the leading wicket-taker against England picking up 15 wickets in 2 matches.

Captain options: D Karunaratne, J Holder, K Braithwaite

WI vs SL Dream11 Prediction

BATSMEN: N Bonner, K Braithwaite, K Mayers, D Karunaratne
ALL-ROUNDERS: J Holder, D D Silva
BOWLERS: A Joseph, S Gabriel, L Embuldeniya, S Lakmal

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