Sri Lanka find themselves in a must-win situation heading into the second ODI against England at the Kia Oval n Thursday. After losing the T20I series, they lost the first ODI as well on Tuesday. The side is on a losing streak at the moment and badly needs a win to gain some confidence. With a few of their key players suspended by SLC, the onus will be on the remaining players to put up a good show.
The side is languishing at the bottom of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League with just one win and six losses, the recent being the first ODI loss. In this article, we predict, Sri Lanka’s predicted playing XI for the second ODI.
England vs Sri Lanka 2021, 2nd ODI -Sri Lanka’s Predicted XI
With two newcomers failing in the first ODI, Avishka Fernando, who was not a part of the playing XI is set to replace them at the top-order. The likes of Pathum Nissanka and Charith Asalanka failed at the top of the order and both might not play in the first game.