Welcome to SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction for Today’s Match Fantasy Cricket. Sri Lanka will take on India in the 1st Match of the India tour of Sri Lanka, 18th July 2021, at Premadasa Stadium. Keep reading to find out about the SL vs IND 1st ODI Match Dream11 team today.
Sri Lankan team will be hosting India for three ODIs as well as three T20Is here. The Indian second-string team led by Shikhar Dhawan will go against the full squad of Sri Lanka.
The first choice team of India is currently in England and thus, the second-string team will play here. Most of the players are selected based on their domestic form and their current record in the IPL.
This is an important series for both teams. Sri Lanka will be heading to the World Cup T20 qualifiers soon while the players of the Indian team will be participating in the remaining part of the IPL. If the players do well here and also in the IPL, they hold a chance to get into the World Cup T20 squad.
Talking about the ODI rankings, India are currently at the fourth spot while Sri Lanka are at the ninth spot.
SL vs IND Dream11 Match Prediction
|Match||SL vs IND, 1st ODI|
|Time||3:30 PM IST|
|Date||18th July 2021|
This is a batting-friendly surface. The teams are likely to bat first here. The pacers will come in handy in the 2nd half of the game while spinners will enjoy bowling in the middle overs. This will be a high-scoring contest.
Average first innings score- 241
Highest score at this venue- 375
Wins- Batting team- 71, Chasing team- 50
Head to head:
Sri Lanka- 56
Top Performers for India
Shikhar Dhawan- 5977 runs
Manish Pandey- 492 runs
Hardik Pandya- 1267 runs, 55 wickets
Bhuvneshwar Kumar- 138 wickets
Yuzvendra Chahal- 92 wickets
Top Performers for Sri Lanka
Dasun Shanaka- 611 runs
Dushmantha Chameera- 33 wickets
Wanindu Hasaranga- 518 runs and 22 wickets
Dhananjaya de Silva- 1064 runs
It is going to be a sunny day in Sri Lanka. The temperature will be around 29 degrees Celcius and is likely to go higher during the match time. There is no chance for rain here. Thus, most teams will prefer batting first here.
SL Full Squad
Dasun Shanaka (c), Dhananjaya De Silva, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Minod Bhanuka, Lahiru Udara, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando (only for T20I series), Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Shiran Fernando, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ishan Jayaratne, Praveen Jayawickrama, Asitha Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Isuru Udana.
Led by Dasun Shanaka, this series will be an important one for most of the players here, in the absence of some of the star players in the team. Wanindu Hasaranga holds the key in this contest and Dushmantha Chameera will be leading the bowling attack for Sri Lanka.
SL Playing XI:
- Pathum Nissanka
- Charith Asalanka/ Asitha Fernando
- Dasun Shanaka (c),
- Wanindu Hasaranga,
- Ramesh Mendis/ Akila Dananjaya
- Dhananjaya de Silva,
- Chamika Karunaratne/ Bhanuka Rajapaksa
- Dushmantha Chameera,
- Praveen Jayawickrama/ Lahiru Kumara
- Dhananjaya Lakshan
- Avishka Fernando
IND Full Squad
Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rahul Chahar, K Gowtham, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakariya
Though the team is not the first choice squad, they are still stronger than the current Sri Lankan squad and most of the players here have a lot of experience compared to the Sri Lankan team. Led by Shikhar Dhawan, the team will look to give as many chances to the youngsters here as they still have a chance of making it to the World Cup squad.
IND Playing 11
- Shikhar Dhawan (c),
- Prithvi Shaw,
- Sanju Samson (wk),
- Manish Pandey/ Ishan Kishan
- Suryakumar Yadav,
- Hardik Pandya,
- Deepak Chahar,
- Bhuvneshwar Kumar,
- Yuzvendra Chahal,
- Kuldeep Yadav/Rahul Chahar
- Navdeep Saini
SL vs IND Dream11 Match Prediction Choice For Captain And Vice-Captain
Shikhar Dhawan needs no introduction. The veteran opener will be looking to make full use of the opportunity here. In the ODIs, he has scored 5977 runs and is likely to reach 6000 runs here.
Suryakumar Yadav will take care of the middle order for the Indian team. Yadav has an excellent record in domestic cricket and has recently made heads turn with his performances in the IPL. He is a must-have in this contest.
Wanindu Hasaranga has been the familiar name one has been hearing for a while now. The youngster has been consistent in all formats of the game and is an excellent pick for the captain in the fantasy side.
Hardik Pandya might not bowl his full quota here but he will be keen to contribute with the bat. He will be playing the finishing role for the team and one can expect a quick cameo from him today.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be leading the Indian bowling line-up here. He will enjoy bowling in the death overs at this stadium and he is likely to pick a wicket or two in this contest.
Dasun Shanaka will look to make a mark on his captaincy debut here. He is the best batter the team has at the moment and a lot depends on him in this contest.
Prithvi Shaw will be raring to go in this contest. He is back into the Indian team and will look to impress here. The opener was dropped after a series of poor outings but he made a comeback after smashing right and left in the Vijay Hazare Trophy and the IPL.
Head to Head Dream11 Team Prediction SL vs IND
Wicket Keepers– S Samson
Batters– A Fernando, D Shanaka, P Shaw, S Yadav, S Dhawan
All-rounders- W Hasaranga, D de Silva
Bowlers- D Chameera, I Udana, B Kumar
Grand League Dream11 Team Prediction SL vs IND
Wicket Keepers– S Samson, I Kishan/ M Pandey
Batters– D Shanaka, P Shaw, S Yadav, S Dhawan
All-rounders- W Hasaranga, D de Silva
Bowlers- D Chameera,D Chahar, B Kumar
Who Will Win Today Between SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction, 1st ODI?
According to Kheltalk’s astrology SL vs IND Dream11 match Prediction, India will begin this contest as favourites. The players like Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar are likely to lead the team from the front here and one can expect the youngsters to come good as well.
SL vs IND Toss Prediction today
According to Kheltalk’s SL vs IND Dream11 toss prediction, Sri Lanka is likely to bowl first here. Since this is the first match, the teams will look to chase down instead of batting first as it is the universal safe option.
Disclaimer: Fantasy Cricket is a game of skill and luck is also very much important to win the grand league in dream11