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| On Oct 21, 2021 11:00 PM IST

SL vs NED T20 World Cup 2021: Possible Playing 11 of Sri Lanka


SL Playing 11: In the Match 12 of the T20 World Cup 2021, Sri Lanka team will lock horns with the Netherlands team. With a terrific win in the last league match, they have already qualified for the Super 12 stage.

In the last fixture, the opener Pathum Nissanka and Wanindu Hasaranga scored 61 and 71 respectively off 47 balls to help the team in posting a strong target of 171 runs on the board. Then the Sri Lanka bowlers put up a clinical effort, with Kumara and Chamika picking 2 each, while Theekshana scalped 3 wickets to win the match for the team by 70 runs.

Team News

  • The team is expected to bring Chandimal in place of Bhanuka Rajapaksa.
  • They have already qualified for the Super 12 stage of T20 World Cup 2021.

SL Playing 11 (likely)

The Sri Lanka team registered a 70 run victory over the Ireland team, and must be in confidence to end this stage in a fine fashion. They have been impressive in both departments and are expected to keep up the same form.

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The form of Wanindu Hasaranga has been exquisite in the T20 format, and will be certainly be the best pick for this match. While Pathum Nissanka and Avishka Fernando have been contributing well. The experienced Kusal Perera’s form wil be a worry and need to come out of shell and be at his best ahead of Super 12 stage. While the bowlers like Theekshana and Kumara have been able to contain runs and take wickets. The team is expected to bring Dhananjaya de Silva into the Playing 11 in place of middle order batsman Bhanuka Rajapakasa.

SL Playing 11 (likely)

1. Kusal Perera (wk)
2. Pathum Nissanka
3. Dinesh Chandimal
4. Avishka Fernando
5. Dhananjaya De Silva
6. Dasun Shanaka (c)
7. Chamika Karunaratne
8. Wanindu Hasaranga
9. Dushmantha Chameera
10. Maheesh Theekshana
11. Lahiru Kumara

Sri Lanka Squad

Sri Lanka Squad: Dasun Shanaka (captain), Kusal Janith Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya De Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Maheesh Theekshana, Akila Dananjaya, Binura Fernando.

Where to Watch SL vs NED Live T20 World Cup 2021

WATCH SL vs NED T20 World Cup 2021 LIVE on Star Sports 1 and Disney+ Hotstar. This will the last fixture of the T20 World Cup 2021 and will be an exciting encounter between both the teams and is expected to generate fine viewership for Star Network. The people can purchase or renew their Disney+ Hotstar plan to watch the Sri Lanka vs Netherlands Match 12 of the T20 World Cup 2021. The Star Sports 1 will telecast this match, as it has been doing for all the T20 World Cup 2021 matches. The Netherlands team is already out of the tournament, while Sri Lanka have qualified for next stage.

4 Fantasy picks for Sri Lanka vs Netherlands from SL

1. Avishka Fernando

Altough the batsman could not contribute in the last match, but has enough talent and capability to comeback harder and win the match for the team by his contribution at the top order. In 65 matches in T20 format, Avishka has scored 1529 runs at an average of 26.

Name Matches Runs Average
Avishka Fernando 65 1529 25.91

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2. Pathum Nissanka

The opener has been one of the most consistent run scorers for the Sri Lanka team in the T20 format. In the last fixture, he hit 61 runs which laid the platform to score good amount of runs and win the match to qualify for the group stages.

Name Matches Runs Average
Pathum Nissanka 6 147 29.40

3. Wanindu Hasaranga

Prefominantly a spinner, Hasaranga was promoted up the order in last fixture and he rightfully justified it by scoring 71 off 47 balls, and shocked the opponents. He then also picked a wicket with an economy of 3 and will be the best pick for this game. In 27 T20I matches, he has 39 wickets

Name Matches Wickets Average
Wanindu Hasaranga 27 39 15.20

4. Maheesh Theekshana

The right arm off break bowler has now picked the most wickets for the Sri Lanka in the tournament. In the last fixture, he scalped 3 wickets, and put the key wickets of the opposition. He surely can be your differential pick given his good form. He is quite new in the international circuit, and has picked up 7 wickets in 5 T20I matches.

Name Matches Wickets Average
Maheesh Theekshana 5 207 19.28

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