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| On Jun 26, 2021 12:27 AM IST

England vs Sri Lanka Dream11: Top 5 Fantasy Cricket Picks for 3rd T20I

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The T20I series between England and Sri Lanka is going ahead on the expected lines. The modern-day English limited-overs side proved to be too hot for the Lankan side as they fell apart in the initial two T20Is. The three-match T20I series is already decided with England clinching the series with a 2-0 lead. But that doesn’t take away the excitement leading up to the 3rd T20I. England will be aiming to try out their bench strength and Sri Lanka will be aiming to upset the home side at least once, to push themselves up for the upcoming T20I World Cup in October.  So let us look at the five prominent names from this fixture that would earn you better profit in fantasy cricket.

ENG vs SL Dream11 Fantasy Picks

  1. Sam Curran

This young southpaw is a must-have pick in any of the fantasy teams. He has been brilliant right throughout this series. In total from the first two T20Is, he picked up 3 crucial wickets and has scored 16 runs at a strike rate of 200. His ability to bowl at the start and at the death added with his exploits with the bat makes him the most valuable fantasy pick for this fixture.

Dream11 Points in this series: 120

  • In T20s (since 2019)

Runs: 723
Avg: 25.82
SR: 149.38

Wickets: 54
Economy: 8.89

  1. Adil Rashid

The crafty leg spinner is the leading wicket-taker of this series with 4 wickets. He averages 10.25 with the ball in this series with an incredible economy of 5.12. With most of the Lankan batsmen struggling to face him, he could end with plenty of wickets and can be a valuable addition to any fantasy team.

Dream11 Points in this series: 124

  • In T20s (since 2019)

Wickets: 28
Economy: 7.52

  1. Wanindu Hasaranga

This spin bowling all-rounder is the only shining light for Lankan cricket right now. Even in these darkest times for the island nation, he has been a consistent performer with the ball and a more than a handy player with the bat. In this series, he has picked up 2 wickets and has bowled at an unbelievable economy of just 4. This added with his ability to play the role of a finisher with the bat makes him a valuable fantasy pick.

Dream11 Points in this series: 92

  • In T20s (since 2019)

Wickets: 59
Economy: 6.02

  1. Isuru Udana

Isuru Udana is now a household name in world cricket after his stint with RCB in the IPL last year. He is a specialist death bowler and can be a handy player with the bat as well. The fact that he bowls most of his overs in the death makes him a probable candidate to get more wickets. So far in this series, he has picked up 2 wickets and has scored 25 runs.

Dream11 Points in this series: 90

  • In T20s (since 2019)

Wickets: 40
Economy: 8.46

  1. Liam Livingstone

The flamboyant Englishman has been batting down the order for England in this series. He looks to be in great touch of late. Moreover, the fact that he has been bowling a minimum of two overs per match makes him a probable candidate to sweep away the majority of the fantasy points.

 Dream11 Points in this series: 90

  • In T20s (since 2019)

Runs: 2277
Avg: 29.96
SR: 138.17

Wickets: 36
Economy: 7.76

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ENG vs SL 3rd T20I Live

The 3rd and final T20I between England and Sri Lanka will be played at the Rose Bowl, Southampton. The pitch is expected to be a balanced one that suits both batting and pace bowling equally. The average score on this pitch is 149.

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Midhun M Menon

An engineer who watches, plays, and writes cricket. Out here to tell you interesting stories from 22 yards and beyond.