| On Updated : Jan 13, 2021 9:27 PM IST

SL vs ENG Today Match Prediction Sri Lanka vs England dream11 team Today 14 January

SL vs ENG today match prediction: England blanked Sri Lanka in the 3 match test series when they toured Sri Lanka last time around. Sri Lanka will be desperate to avenge for their loss. Sri Lanka have a well rounded side and the arrival of Angelo Mathews should surely boost their side.

England on the other hand have some brilliant attacking players of spin bowling and they should feel confident considering the result last time around.

Lets take a look at SL vs ENG dream11 prediction

SL vs ENG dream11 match today

Lets take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of both the sides in SL vs ENG today match prediction

Strengths

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Sri Lanka (SL)

  • Their batting order looks very strong with Angelo Mathews bolstering their middle order.
  • They have all types of spinners in their team.

England (ENG)

  • They have some brilliant players of spin bowling and the conditions in Sri Lanka shouldn’t be alien to them.

Weaknesses

Sri Lanka (SL)

  • Their fast bowling stocks are not very impressive.

England (ENG)

  • Though they have 2 finger spinners who can take the ball either way, they are still fringe at the international level and it will be a huge task for them to dismantle Sri Lankan batting.
  • The absence of Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer might play a huge role.

Form guide (Last 5 games)

SL- LLDWL

ENG- DDWWW

Records at Galle (Test format)

SL- 19 wins, 8 defeats and 6 draw in 33 games

ENG- 1 win, 2 defeats, 2 draw in 5 games

SL vs ENG playing11

SL playing 11

Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasranga, Dilruwan Perera, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal

ENG playing 11

Dom Sibley, Zak Crawley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Daniel Lawrence, Jos Buttler, Sam Curran, Dom Bess, Jack Leach, Mark Wood, James Anderson

SL vs ENG prediction: Who will win today?

The odds are surprisingly in favor of England in SL vs ENG who will win today match section because of their successful outing to the Island nation last time around but England will be without their 2 best players in Ben Stokes and Jofra Archer.

Betway- SL- 3.00, ENG- 2.37, Draw- 3.00

Bet365- SL- 3.10, ENG- 2.50, Draw- 3.00

SL vs ENG dream11 team prediction tips

There are some pretty big names in these two teams and lets take a look at some important players in SL vs ENG dream11 prediction

Joe Root: He is a fantastic player of spin. He has played 3 tests in Sri Lanka and has a hundred and a fifty there. He averages close to 40 in Sri Lanka. He is one of the best players of spin bowling in the world. He is a very good captain option as well in grand leagues.

Jonny Bairstow: This is his golden opportunity to cement his place in the test cricket for England. He has played just one game in Sri Lanka so far and has made that performance count with a century. He is another good player of spin.

Dimuth Karunaratne: One of the best openers going around in the world in test cricket. He scored a majestic century in the 2nd innings of the 2nd test on a tricky batting surface. He will enjoy batting in his home country where the wicket is tailor made for him.

Dilruwan Perera: He is a top bowler in Sri Lankan conditions. He has 103 wickets in 21 tests at an average of 28. He is a handy contributor with the bat as well. He is a valuable pick.

Other picks: Angelo Mathews, Sam Curran, Kusal Perera, and Wanindu Hasaranga are all good picks

Today SL vs ENG match score: Team batting first is expected to score around 350

Today match pitch report: There is rain predicted on all the 5 days of the match and as a result, there might be some help for Seam bowlers but spinners will have a major say on this wicket.

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