Weather Prediction is again not good. So try to make team as per shortened game i.e taking top order players and maximum bowlers of Srilanka.
Lasith Malinga is rested for this series so he will not play.
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SCOTLAND TEAM NEWS:
- Scotland team is very good associate team.
- They will be without the services of their best allrounder R Berrington who will miss this series due to injury .
- M Jones is expected to replace R Beriington in playing11.
- They have bunch of talents in their kitty, specially in batting department they have impact player in their team who can change the game scenario single handedly.
Key Batsman of their team are: Calum Macleod ,Kyle Coetzer, G Munsey, and M Cross.
- M Cross and K Coetzer will open the batting for the team. Both play in attacking manner. .Coetzer is their one of the best batsman while Cross also plays well.Coetzer scored 79 in last match.
- Talented batsman C Mcleod will bat at 1 down,he is the best batsman of team. He was in terrific form in last year and also won associate batsman of the year award.He played knock of 140 runs in 2nd last series and scored century in last match.
- C Mcleod has very good habit of making century against stronger team .He has scored 3 centuries in last 8 matches.He even scored a match winning century against Srilanka in their last encounter.
- M Jones and G Munsey will bat next. M Jones is a young talent and was in good form in domestic circuit while Munsey is very attacking batsman.Jones has played few good innings in his last international appearance while G Munsey is a hit or miss type player.
- C Wallace/M Leask and T Sole will do late hitting duty.
- S Sharif,B Wheal and A Evans are expected to lead the pace attack of the team .Both of Evans and S Shariff are good bowler while B Wheal has good county experience.
- T Sole and M Watt will lead the spin attack of the team. Both bowled well in last series. M Watt is their main spinner,he was in good form in county cricket also.
SRILANKA TEAM NEWS:
Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Isuru Udana, Milinda Siriwardana, Avishka Fernando, Jeevan Mendis, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal
- Srilanka has changed their squad completely so they will try to find their best combination in this world cup.
- D Karunaratne is going to play ODI cricket after 3 years and that too in the form of captain.
- D Karunaratne and any one of L Thirimane/Avishka Fernando will open the inning. Karunaratne and L Thirimane is very technically strong batsman while Avishka Fernando is hard hitting batsman.Karunaratne has very good record in test , lets see whether he will be successful in ODIs or not.
- Kusal Perera and Kusal Mendis will bat at 1 and 2 down. Both are very talented and attacking batsman. Kusal Perera is the most in form batsman of team from last few series while Mendis is also very good player but his record in ODIs are not that much good.
- 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.
- Any one of Dhanajay Desilva/M Siriwardane/Jeevan Mendis will bat next. All are good batsman and decent bowler also.All were in good form in domestic matches.
- Thishara Perera will do late hitting duty.He was in terrific form with bat just before Africa team. He is very good hitter of ball.
- I Udana is also good hitter of ball.He played many quick cameos on last tour.
- J Vandersay will lead the spin attack while any one of D Desilva(high)/M Siriwardane/Jeevan Mendis will assist them. J Vandersay was only good performing spinner of team on Africa tour.
- I Udana ,N Pradeep and S Lakmal will lead the pace attack of the team. Udana is a wicket taking bowler while rest 2 are also good.All will want to prove themselves in absence of L Malinga.
- In wicketkeeper both K Perera and M Cross are good. However K Perera will be better option.Try M Cross in only grand leagues.
- Make team by assuming win of Srilanka .6 players from Srilanka and 5 from Scitland can be better combination.
Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh
Pitch is expected to be neutral.Batsman generally get good advantage here.
PROBABLE11 OF SCOTLAND:
M Cross, Kyle Coetzer, Calum MacLeod,M Jones,G Munsey, Michael Leask/C Wallace,T Sole, Safyaan Sharif,A Evans, Mark Watt,B Wheal,
PROBABLE 11 OF SRILANKA:
D Karunaratne,A Fernando/L Thirimane,K Perera, K Mendis,A Mathews,D Desilva(high)/M Siriwardane/J Mendis,T Perera,I Udana,J Vandersay,S Lakmal, N Pradeep
IMPORTANT PLAYER OF SRILANKA:
- D Karunaratne,
- K Perera,
- K Mendis,
- A Mathews,
- T Perera,
- I Udana,
- J Vandersay,
- S Lakmal,
- N Pradeep
IMPORTANT PLAYER OF SCOTLAND :
- Kyle Coetzer,
- M Cross
- Calum MacLeod,
- T Sole
- A Evans
- M Watt
- S Shariff
Choices Of Captain:
Try Srilnka’s bowler as captain in grand leagues.
- Kyle Coetzer,
- C Mcleod
- K Perera
- K Mendis
- D Karunaratne
- A Mathews
- 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.
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