Protecting champions West Indies can be determined to deal with their batting woes and stay their slender semi-final hopes alive after they tackle an green Sri Lanka within the T20 International Cup on Thursday.
After two back-to-back defeats, West Indies controlled to restore their marketing campaign with a scrappy three-run win over Bangladesh. The 2-time champions’ probabilities of achieving the semi-finals glance very slender however they aren’t out of the race simply but. They no longer handiest want to win their closing two fixtures to stick within the combine for the semis but additionally require dominant victories to enhance their web run price, which is the worst within the workforce.
The wins won’t handiest enhance West Indies possibilities however will even harm fellow contenders Australia’s probabilities of progressing and if South Africa lose in opposition to England, who’re already via, then all 3 aspects may end on six issues which is able to convey the online run price into the equation.
Possible Taking part in XI
West Indies Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Roston Chase, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Kieron Pollard (c), Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Jason Holder, Akeal Hosein, Ravi Rampaul
Sri Lanka Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera (wk), Charith Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka (c), Chamika Karunaratne, Dusmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara
Forward of the do-or-die digital conflict, let’s know which gamers could make a distinction within the staff of Dream XI:
Dream11 line-up Nicholas Pooran, Evin Lewis, Charith Asalanka (C), Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Jason Holder (VC), Kieron Pollard, Dushmantha Chameera, Chamika Karunaratne, Akeal Hosein
Wicket-keeper (Nicholas Pooran)
Nicholas Pooran returned to shape within the closing sport with a a very powerful 40-run knock that became decisive in West Indies’ win over Bangladesh.
Batter (Evin Lewis, Charith Asalanka, Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa)
Evin Lewis did not rating in his closing sport however did hit a half-century for a dropping motive in opposition to South Africa. The similar is right for Pathum Nissanka, who scored a 72 two fits in the past. Charith Asalanka has were given a just right get started in all of the Tremendous 12 fits however failed to attain large. Bhanuka Rajapaksa has been having a hit-or-miss International Cup too with a half-century to his title.
All-rounder (Wanindu Hasaranga, Jason Holder, Kieron Pollard)
Wanindu Hasaranga has been probably the most constant performer with the ball for Sri Lanka and has scored neatly with the bat as neatly. Jason Holder made a go back to Windies line-up within the closing sport and proved his may with tight bowling on the demise. Kieron Pollard has failed to attain large as far as he bats decrease down the order however Abu Dhabi pitch is conducive for him to bat the way in which he loves to.
Bowler (Dushmantha Chameera, Chamika Karunaratne, Akeal Hosein)
Dushmantha Chameera’s economic system price has been a priority however the pacer is choosing wickets each fit. Chamika Karunaratne, alternatively, has been economical with the ball however is suffering to select wickets. Sole WI bowler within the line-up is Akeal Hosein, who has picked 5 wickets within the closing 3 video games.
It is going to stay sunny right through the day with temperatures soaring between 27-36 level celsius. Sturdy winds are anticipated — specifically all over the afternoon with speeds prone to move previous 23 km/s.
You’ll be able to watch the T20 International Cup 2021 Tremendous 12 Staff 2 sport West Indies vs Sri Lanka Reside On-line on Hotstar and TV Telecast on Megastar Sports activities Community.
(With inputs from PTI)