February 21, 2024

SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction, Player stats & Fantasy Tips | 2nd T20I | Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe

SL vs ZIM: Sri Lankan Lions lock horns with the spirited Zimbabwe Chevrons in the second T20I of their three-match series on Tuesday, 16th January 2024 at 07:00 PM IST. Follow SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction, 2nd 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
League2nd T20I
DateTuesday, 16th January 2024
Time07:00 PM (IST) – 01:30 PM (GMT)

Match Preview:

Sri Lanka, fresh off a narrow defeat in the first T20I, will be eager to bounce back and restore their pride. The home side, ranked sixth in the world, boasts a formidable batting line-up led by the explosive Pathum Nissanka and the veteran wisdom of Kusal Mendis. However, their middle order faltered in the previous game, and finding consistency will be crucial for their success.

The bowling attack, spearheaded by the wily Dushmantha Chameera and the skilful Wanindu Hasaranga, needs to tighten things up and prevent late order cameos like the one Sikandar Raza provided for Zimbabwe in the first match.

The Chevrons, ranked 11th in the world, surprised many with their spirited performance in the first T20I. Raza’s blistering fifty and Ryan Burl’s late flourish demonstrated their attacking intent. Their opening partnership, which has been inconsistent so far, needs to provide a solid foundation for the middle order to build upon.

The bowling unit, led by the experienced Blessing Muzarabani and the cunning Tendai Chatara, has shown glimpses of brilliance, but needs to be more disciplined against a potent Sri Lankan batting line-up.

Pitch Report:

Head-to-Head:

SL3 Won
ZIM0 Won

Live Telecast

The match will be live on Sony Ten / Sony Liv


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

Sri Lanka

1.Pathum Nissanka, 2. Kusal Mendis(WK), 3. Kusal Perera, 4. Sadeera Samarawickrama, 5. Charith Asalanka, 6. Angelo Mathews, 7. Dasun Shanaka, 8. Wanindu Hasaranga, 9. Maheesh Theekshana, 10. Dushmantha Chameera, 11. Nuwan Thushara

Zimbabwe

1.Craig Ervine, 2. Tinashe Kamunhukamwe, 3. Sean Williams, 4. Sikandar Raza, 5. Ryan Burl, 6. Brian Bennett, 7. Clive Madande, 8. Luke Jongwe, 9. Wellington Masakadza, 10. Richard Ngarava, 11. Blessing Muzarabani


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 

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SL vs ZIM Dream11 Fantasy Team:

Wicket-keeper: K Mendis

Batters: P Nissanka, S Samarawickrama

All-rounders: S Raza, W Hasaranga, A Matthews

Bowlers: D Madushanka, D Chameera, M Theekshana, R Ngarava, B Muzarabani

Captain And Vice-Captain Choices:

  • Pathum Nissanka [PTs: 6, CR: 8.5]
  • Craig Ervine [PTs: 14, CR: 7.5]
  • Sean Williams [PTs: 16, CR: 8.5]
  • Kusal Mendis [PTs: 23, CR: 9]

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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