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SRILANKA TEAM NEWS:

Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera(w), Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Jeffrey Vandersay, Milinda Siriwardana.

  • They won their last match due to magnificent bowling by their bowlers. Their whole batting unit failed in both the matches.
  • Most probably they will go with unchanged team however they can bring Jeevan Mendis in the team in place of S Lakmal.
  • D Karunaratne and L Thirimane  will open the inning while Kusal Perera will bat at 1 down. Karunaratne and L Thirimane are very technically strong batsman while   KJ Perera is very attacking batsman. Karunaratne has very good record in test,He scored 74, 87 and 52* in 3 of last 5 matches.L Thirimane scored a half century in 3rd last match.
  • Kusal Perera scored attacking 78 in last match.
  •  Kusal Mendis will bat at 2 down. He is very attacking is very talented  player but his record in ODIs are not that much good.He scored 0 and 2 in first 2 matches.
  • Ever reliable Angelo Mathews will bat next.He is the best batsman of team and is a technically strong batsman.His is very consistent performer and will lead the middle order of the team.Surprisingly he failed to open his account in both the matches.
  • Dhananjay DeSilva will bat next. He is very technically strong batsman and is a consistent performer.He scored 43 in last warm up match but failed in first 2 matches.
  • Thishara Perera will do late hitting duty.He was in terrific form with bat just before Africa series. He is very good hitter of ball.He failed with bat in last few matches.
  • I Udana and Jeevan Mendis(risky)  are also good hitter of ball.Udana played many quick cameos on Africa  tour.
  • Jeevan Mendis(risky) will lead the spin attack while  D Desilva will assist him. Both are decent bowler.
  • I Udana,N Pradeep and L Malinga will lead the pace attack of the team while T Perera and S Lakmal(risky) will assist them.In this Malinga is best while rest are also good bowler.
  • Udana and N Pradeep are also wicket taking bowler.N Pradeep took 4 wickets in last match.
  • Malinga was at his best in IPL,he will also bowl in death.He took 3 wickets in last match.

 

PAK TEAM NEWS:

SQUAD:Sarfaraz Ahmed(w/c), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez, Shoaib Malik, Abid Ali, Asif Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hasnain, Yasir Shah

  • Pakistan finally won in last match after loosing 11 matches in a row.
  • Most probably they will go unchanged however they can drop misfiring Hasan Ali from team.
  • Imam Ul Haq and F Zaman will open the inning while Babar Azam will bat at 1 down. Both Imam and B Azam are very technically strong batsman and consistent performer while F Zaman is very attacking batsman.Both Zaman and Imam failed to play any big inning in their last 5 matches. Zaman scored 36 while Imam Ul Haq scored 44 in last match.
  • Their no.1 batsman B Azam scored magnificent century in 4th  last match.He is looking in terrific form and played innings of 112,80,115,51 and 63  in last 5 matches
  • Mohammad Hafeez will bat next. He is a good batsman and is an attacking batsman.He scored attacking  84 in last match.He will bowl good amount of overs also.He bowled economical spells in almost all the matches he played.
  • Sarfraz Ahmad will bat next. he is technically strong batsman but his recent form is not that much good. Even he is coming  way down the order.He scored attacking 55 in last match.
  • S Malik and Asif Ali will bat next. S Malik is technically strong batsman while Asif Ali is a hit or miss type player.
  • Shadab Khan is also decent batsman.
  • Shadab Khan will lead the spin attack of the team while M Hafeez  and S Malik will assist them . Shadab is a leg spinner and is a wicket taking bowler while M Hafeez is an off spinner and is known for his economical bowling.Shadab took 2 wickets while Hafeez took 1 wicket in last match.
  • M Amir,Hasan Ali/M Hasanain/Shaheen Afridi  and Wahab Riaz will lead the pace attack of the team.In this M Amir and W Riaz are looking in very good form.M Amir took 5 wickets  in last  2 matches and is looking in good form after long time.
  • Hasan Ali’s performance from last 1 year is not that much good.He may  get dropped  in this match.
  • Wahab Riaz  has good pace and bounce, he is expected to bowl in death over also.  Riaz took 3 wicket haul in last match.
  • M Amir is known for his swing and line -length.

TOP FANTASY PICKS AND SUGGESTIONS:

Fantasy Tips:

  1. In wicketkeeper all both K Perera and K Mendis are good. K Perera will be better as per current form.You can go for K Mendis if you want to go form2nd wicketkeeper.
  2. Try M Sarfraz in grand leagues only.
  3. Pak team will have upper hand over Srilanka team.

TOP FANTASY PICKS :

Note:

  • Default picks are must have players. If credit allows then go with them.
  • Other options consist players which you can use if you do not have sufficient credit.
  • Grand League Pick: Try them in one of your teams in grand league .

WICKETKEEPER:

  • In wicketkeeper all both K Perera and K Mendis are good. K Perera will be better as per current form.You can go for K Mendis if you want to go form2nd wicketkeeper.
  • Try M Sarfraz in grand leagues only.

Batsman:

Defautl Pick:

  • D Karunaratne( technically strong batsman+ consistent performer)
  • Babar Azam( very technical batsman and consitent performer+ is in good form,best batsman of PAK)
  • A Mathews ( very talented batsman and technically strong batsman)
  • Fakhar Zaman(very attacking batsman + generally ply well on batting wickets)

Other options:

  • Imam Ul Haq(very talented and technically strong batsman but plays slow)
  • L Thirimane( very talented batsman and technically strong batsman)

Only Grand League Pick:

  • Asif Ali( very attacking batsman, can change course of game in few balls)
  • S Malik( very talented batsman and technically strong batsman)

Allrounders:

Default Pick:

  • T Perera( attacking batsman+ good pace bowler,can play important role but is not in good form)
  • M Hafeez(attacking batsman but is not in form, handy off spinner )

Other Option:

  • Dhanajay DeSilva( Technically strong batsman + part time spin bowler )\
  • Shadab Khan(can bat + very good leg spin bowler)

Bowlers:

Default Pick:

  • L Malinga( very good fast bowler, known for his yorkers and variations )
  • I Udana( decent batsman+ good swing bowler)
  • W Riaz( wicket taking bowler and has good pace and reverse wing, bowls in death)
  • M Amir( highly rate swing bowler + has good pace, took 3 wickets in last match)

Other option:

  • N Pradeep (  good swing bowler)

Pitch Condition:

County Ground, Bristol

Pitch is expected to be neutral with batsman getting more support.

Swing bowlers get some support initially.

England chased 358 here in 2nd last match.

ODI Statistics

Total Match Played: 16
Batting First Won: 7
Batting Second Won: 9
Tie: 0
Avg. Score in 1st bat: 244

Highest Score: England 369/9

Lowest Score: Zimbabwe 92/10

 

PROBABLE11 OF SRILANKA:
D Karunaratne,L Thirimane,K Perera, K Mendis,A Mathews,D Desilva,T Perera,N Pradeep,I Udana,S Lakmal/Jeevan Mendis,L Malinga,

PROBABLE11 OF PAKISTAN :

Imam-ul-Haq, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Mohammad Hafeez,Sarfaraz Ahmed,S Malik, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali/Shaheen Afridi/M Hasnain, Wahab Riaz,M Amir

 

IMPORTANT PLAYER OF PAKISTAN + LAST 5 MATCHES PERFORMANCE OF THEM:

  • F Zaman,(44,0,57,2,138)
  • B Azam,(63,80,115,51,22)
  • Imam Ul Haq,(44,2,32,6,151)
  • M Hafeez,(84,0,59,14,5*,)
  • Shadab Khan,(63/2,64/1,46/0,26/1,37/1,)
  • Wahab Riaz(82/3,40/0,55/1,8/1,46/2,)
  • M Amir(67/2,26/3,27/0,45/1,59/0,)

IMPORTANT PLAYER OF SRILANKA:

  • D Karunaratne, (30,52*,16,87,77)
  • K Perera(78,29,12,0,8)
  • K Mendis,(2,0,24,66,11)
  • A Mathews,(0.0,17,64,1)
  • N Pradeep(31/4,28/1,77/2,34/4,68/2,)
  • T Perera(2,27,27,8*,0)(19/1,25/0,35/0,31/0,)
  • I Udana,(10,0,15,34*,13),(28/1 24/0,42/1,31/1,21/2)
  • L Malinga,(39/3,46/0,49/1,26/0,/35/3,)

Choices Of Captain:

  • F Zaman
  • B Azam
  • Imam Ul Haq
  • M Hafeez
  • K Perera
  • D Karunaratne
  • T Perera

DREAM11 TEAM: THESE ARE THE TEAM WHICH I WILL PREFER.IF YOU LIKE YOU CAN GO WITH THIS TEAM OR YOU CAN KEEP YOUR C AND VC OTHERWISE PREPARE YOUR TEAM BASED ON GIVEN INFO.

Dream11 Team:

  • K Perera
  • L Thirimane
  • D Karunaratne
  • B Azam(vc)
  • Imam Ul Haq
  • F Zaman
  • T Perera/L Malinga
  • M Hafeez(c)
  • N Pradeep
  • W Riaz
  • M Amir

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