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
Lets take a look at the strengths and weaknesses of both the sides in SL vs ENG today match prediction
Sri Lanka (SL)
Sri Lanka (SL)
Form guide (Last 5 games)
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 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.