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SL vs ENG Dream11 Prediction 1st Test Team England Tour Of Sri Lanka 14 Jan 2021


According to SL vs ENG Dream11 Prediction for Today’s Match Fantasy Cricket, Sri Lanka will take on England in the 1st Test of the England tour of Sri Lanka, 2020-21 on Thursday, 14 January 2021, at the Galle International Stadium, Sri Lanka. Keep reading to find out about the England tour of Sri Lanka, 2020-21 1st Test SL vs ENG Dream11 team today.


Match Details For SL vs ENG Dream11 Prediction:

Here Are The Details and Dream 11 Match prediction For The Match SL vs ENG

MatchEngland vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, England tour of Sri Lanka, 2021
Date  Thursday, 14th January 2021.
Time10:00 AM IST.
VenueGalle International Stadium

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SL vs ENG Last Five Matches Stats

Here are the stats for the teams SL vs ENG:-


Pitch Report of Galle International Stadium

The pitch of Galle International Stadium is a spin paradise and since 2018, spinners have picked as much as twice the wickets as the pacers. We can expect the same model here as well. The pitch is a typical sub-continent one.

Weather Report Of Galle

Galle in Sri Lanka will enjoy a good cloudy day on Thursday and there might be scattered rains but that shouldn’t be a big worry. The temperature is expected to be 29-degree Celsius and the humidity to be 81%.

Fantasy Cricket Expert Tips:

As there will be 81% of humidity, we can expect the ball to react accordingly. While Sri Lanka will be preferring more spinners, England have already hinted that they will be going with more number of pacers which could make sense because of the climate. 

Sri Lanka Squad

The hosts are coming into this series after a twin loss to South Africa and they fared real poor that they might be rethinking a few of the combinations here. 

Sri Lanka Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Minod Bhanuka, Dushmantha Chameera, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Lasith Embuldeniya, Asitha Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Vishwa Fernando, Santhush Gunathilake, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Dilshan Madushanka, Angelo Mathews, Dilruwan Perera, Kasun Rajitha, Dasun Shanaka, Lahiru Thirimanne

Sri Lanka News :

They are looking good on papers but their team never really performed to their fullest in the recently concluded series against South Africa while that is a worrying sign, the team will be glad to be at home again and we can expect a good start from the players at their own den.

Sri Lanka Predicted Playing 11 For Today’s Dream11 Match

While the team might be looking to play with more spinners, the batsmen once again will be holding the key for the team. 

1. Dimuth Karunaratne(c): Runs -4657

2. Kusal Perera: Runs -1075

3. Lahiru Thirimanne: Runs -1452

4. Kusal Mendis: Runs -2167

5. Minod Bhanuka: DNB 

6. Niroshan Dickwella(WK): Runs 2023

7. Dasun Shanaka: Runs -113 and Wickets -13

8. Wanindu Hasaranga: Runs -122 and Wickets -4

9. Vishwa Fernando: Wickets -31

10. Dushmantha Chameera: Wickets -25

11. Asitha Fernando: Wickets -2

England Squad

England is coming into this match with more troubles, blame the pandemic. The team will be missing out a few of the key players and are forced to make a team out of youngsters. Still, they have all the ability to make it a good team.

England Squad: Joe Root (c), James Anderson, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Dom Sibley, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.

Reserves: James Bracey, Mason Crane, Saqib Mahmood, Craig Overton, Matt Parkinson, Ollie Robinson, Amar Virdi.

England News

England will be missing out on Moein Ali who has tested positive for COVID-19. Chris Woakes is likely to miss the game as well because he is currently in quarantine. The team will be forced to go with an extra pacer with part-timers, including Lawrence and Root stepping up for the team with the ball.

England Predicted Playing 11 For Today’s Dream11 Match

It will be interesting to see if England field both Broad and Anderson today. While it is very unlikely, the team can certainly use the experience.

1. Daniel Lawrence: DNB

2. Dominic Sibley: Runs -1870

3. Zak Crawley: Runs -581

4. Joe Root(c): Runs -7823 and Wickets- 29

5. Ollie Pope: Runs -645

6. Jos Buttler(w): Runs- 2543

7. Sam Curran: Runs -728 and Wickets -41

8. Dominic Bess: Runs- 223 Wickets- 19

9. Jack Leach: Runs -220 and Wickets -34

10. Stuart Broad: Runs- 335 and Wickets -514

11. James Anderson: Runs- 1217 and Wickets -600

SL vs ENG Dream11 Match Prediction Choice For Captain And Vice-Captain

As this is the first match, it is always good to go with the experienced players for the captain of the Dream 11 fantasy team.

Here are a few predictions for the captain pick for the SL vs ENG clash. 

Joe Root- Undoubtedly, the best batsman on the team, Joe Root will be looking to lead his team from the front. We can expect him to play the role of an extra spinner here. 

Dimuth Karunaratne- A lot will be dependent on Sri Lanka skipper Karunaratne here. Karunaratne has a good record here and we can expect him to do well. 

Here are a few picks for the Vice-captain in the Dream 11 team for SL vs ENG

Dinesh Chandimal- Chandimal is in good form and will be holding the key in the batting order of Sri Lanka. Being a good player under these conditions, we can expect Chandimal to come good here.

James Anderson- Anderson is likely to play in this contest and in the absence of a few of the experienced players, Anderson will be having a great role to play. 

SL vs ENG Dream11 Prediction Top Picks by Experts 

Apart from the SL vs ENG Dream 11 prediction for the captain, here are a few players who are likely to star here according to the Dream 11 prediction by our experts.


Kusal Mendis

(46 M, 3007 R, 35.37 A)

Kusal Mendis will be looking to bounce back here after a series of poor performances against South Africa. He has vast experience and home advantage can help him get back his form. 

Niroshan Dickwella

(39 M, 2023 R, 30.65 A)

Niroshan Dickwella is an essential pick here. He had good outings in the recently concluded LPL and will be looking to bounce back after the South Africa series. 

Dasun Shanaka

(5 M, 113 R, 14.13 A + 120 O, 13 W)

Dasun Shanaka can contribute with both bat and ball. He will be one of the players to watch out for in this contest.

Vishwa Fernando

(10 M, 234.2 O, 31 W)

Fernando will be a vital cog in Sri Lanka’s line-up. He will be looking to contribute with both bat and ball.


Sam Curran

(19 M, 728 R, 26.96 A + 406 O, 41 W)

In the absence of Ben Stokes, Sam Curran will be England’s go-to with both and ball. 

Dom Bess

(10 M, 281 O 19 W)

Dom Bess will be leading the spin attack of England here. The pitch will certainly provide assistance to him and it will be interesting to see how he goes here. 

SL vs ENG Dream11 Team Prediction

Here is the Dream 11 Team prediction for SL vs ENG. Since the pitch assists the spinners, we have picked more number of batsmen in our team. 

Head To Head (England vs Sri Lanka)

Wicket-Keeper: J Buttler, K Perera, N Dickwella

Batsmen: J Root, D Karunaratne, D Chandimal, Z Crawley

All-Rounders: S Curran

Bowlers: S Broad, J Anderson, V Fernando

Grand League (Sri Lanka vs England)

Wicket-Keeper: K Perera, J Buttler

Batsmen: D Karunaratne, D Chandimal, Z Crawley, D Sibley, J Root

All-Rounders: S Curran

Bowlers: V Fernando, D Bess, S Broad

grand league sl vs eng

Who Will Win Today Between SL vs ENG Dream11 Prediction, 1st Test?

According to Kheltalk’s astrology SL vs ENG Dream11 match Prediction, ENG will win the match.

Toss Prediction today

According to Kheltalk’s SL vs ENG Dream11 toss prediction, ENG will win the toss and ask SL to bowl first

Disclaimer: Fantasy Cricket is a game of skill and luck is also very much important to win the grand league in dream11 or any other fantasy cricket leagues. We have covered the skill part.

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