SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction, Player stats & Fantasy Tips | 1st T20I | Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe

SL vs ZIM: Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe are set to lock horns in the opening T20I encounter on Sunday, January 14th. Follow SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction, 1st T20I, Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Match Preview, Fantasy Team, Probable Playing 11, Dream11 winning Tips, Live Match Score, Pitch Report, Injury & Updates.

SL vs ZIM (Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe) Match Details

MatchSri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
League1st T20I
DateSunday 14th January 2024
Time07:00 PM IST

Match Preview:

Sri Lanka Riding High on ODI Triumph:

The home team, fresh off a convincing 2-0 win in the ODI series, will be brimming with confidence. Led by the dynamic Wanindu Hasaranga, who was instrumental in the ODI victory with a stunning seven-wicket haul in the final game, Sri Lanka possesses a potent blend of experience and youthful exuberance.

Openers Kusal Mendis and Janith Liyanage have been in consistent form with the bat, while the likes of Charith Asalanka and Dushmantha Chameera add firepower to the middle order and bowling attack respectively.

Zimbabwe Seeking Redemption:

Zimbabwe, on the other hand, will be keen to put the ODI disappointment behind them and prove their mettle in the shorter format. Sikandar Raza, the ever-reliable captain, remains their key figure with both bat and ball. The experienced Brendan Taylor and the explosive Ryan Burl add firepower to the batting,

Pitch Report:



  • Matches: 63
  • Sri Lanka Wins: 48 (76.19%)
  • Zimbabwe Wins: 12 (19.05%)

Live Telecast

The match will be live on Sony Ten / Sony Liv

SL vs ZIM (Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe) Probable Starting 11:

Sri Lanka: 

Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Perera, Maheesh Theekshana, Angelo Matthews, Wanindu Hasaranga, Janith Liyanage, Dilshan Madushanka, Charith Asalanka, Sahan Arachchige, Dushmantha Chameera


Takudzwanashe Kaitano, Craig Ervine, Milton Shumba, Sikandar Raza, Joylord Gumbie, Luke Jongwe, Wellington Masakadza, Blessing Muzarabani, Richard Ngarava, Ryan Burl, Clive Madande

SL vs ZIM Key Players:

Player Players Stats 
Wanindu Hasaranga 533 runs and 91 wickets in 58 matches 
Kusal Mendis 1270 runs in 55 matches 
Sikandar Raza 1774 runs and 55 wickets in 78 matches 
Dilshan Madushanka 12 wickets in 11 matches 

Also Read: Arjun Tendulkar Sounds the Batting Horn with Quick Half-Century for Goa in Ranji Trophy

SL vs ZIM Dream11 Fantasy Team:

Captain And Vice-Captain Choices:

  • Kusal Mendis
  • Sikandar Raza
  • Wanindu Hasaranga

DISCLAIMER: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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