Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe

4th Match, Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series 2018

Sri Lanka face Zimbabwe in the 4th match of the Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series 2018 at Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. Last time the two sides were pitted against each other in the series, there was a close contest with Zimbabwe managing to secure a win by a modest margin of 12 runs. Zimbabwe has dominated the results over Sri Lanka in the recent past. but, you can expect Lankan Lions to fight back.

 

Match Details:

When: January 21, 12:00 PM Local / 11:30 AM IST

Where: Shere Bangla National Stadium, Dhaka

 

Ground Statistics:

ODIs hosted: 101

Average 1st innings total: 230

Average 2nd innings total: 200

Highest total: 370/4

Lowest total: 58/10

 

Sri Lanka Team News:

Having suffered two losses in the series, Sri Lankan can make a couple of changes to their XI.

 

Squad-

Upul Tharanga, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Nuwan Pradeep, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Kusal Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Wanidu Hasaranga, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Shehan Madushanka

 

Probable XI-

Upul Tharanga, Suranga Lakmal, Thisara Perera, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Nuwan Pradeep, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Kusal Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Wanidu Hasaranga

 

Key players-

  • Upul Tharanga is the senior most batsman in the Lankan line-up.
  • Thisara Perera is the X-factor of the side.

 

Zimbabwe Team News:

Zimbabwe is most likely to go with their last XI.

 

Squad-

Brendan Taylor (wk), Graeme Cremer (c), Hamilton Masakadza, Malcolm Waller, Kyle Jarvis, Craig Ervine, Tendai Chatara, Sikandar Raza, Solomon Mire, Peter Moor, Blessing Muzarabani, Chris Mpofu, Tendai Chisoro, Brandon Mavuta, Ryan Murray

 

Probable XI-
Brendan Taylor (wk), Graeme Cremer (c), Hamilton Masakadza, Malcolm Waller, Kyle Jarvis, Craig Ervine, Tendai Chatara, Sikandar Raza, Solomon Mire, Peter Moor, Blessing Muzarabani

 

Key players-

  • Sikandar Raza has done the bulk of scoring for Zimbabweans.
  • Tendai Chatara has 4 wickets in the bag in 2 games.

 

India Fantasy Prediction:

Zimbabwe have dominated the last few meetings between these two side. However, Lankans can turn up. We advise our readers to make a balanced selection from the two teams involved in the fixture.

 

Note: This SL vs ZIM match preview is based on our research and news sourced from various sources. You can select your own playing XI from the squads of the two teams listed above.

 

SL vs ZIM Fantasy Team:

 

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