England vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Dream11 Team, and Injury Update of 2nd T20I.
After a thumping win over the visitors, England will once again host them for game number 2 at the same venue. The Sri Lankan team will be eager to make use of the powerplay restrictions both while batting and bowling. England may promote some of their fringe players as they look to strengthen their bench strength for the upcoming T20 World Cup.
ENG vs SL Sri Lanka Tour Of England T20I Series Match 2 Details:
The 2nd match of the T20I series between Sri Lanka and England will be played on 24th June at Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.
The game is scheduled to begin at 11:00 PM IST and the live feed can be viewed on FanCode and the CricketAddictor website.
ENG vs SL Sri Lanka Tour Of England T20I Series Match 2 Preview:
England, as everyone expected, won the first match quite comfortably. They first restricted the Sri Lankan side to a below-par score of 129 runs and then chased it down in the 18th overs with 8 wickets still in the dugout.
All the bowlers, except Chris Woakes, were amongst the wickets in the first game. Jason Roy and Jos Buttler gave them a solid start with an 80-run partnership. Butler played till the end and completed yet another half-century for his country.
Sri Lankan got an early setback in the 2nd over itself when Fernando got out on a score of just 3. Kusal Perera and Dhanushka Gunathilaka steadied the ship a bit and stitched a 30-run partnership, Dasun Shanaka scored a fighting half-century for them.
ENG vs SL Sri Lanka Tour Of England T20I Series Match 2 Weather Report:
The weather for the match is expected to remain clear, although the weather in England is very unpredictable there are very few chances of rain interrupting the game. The temperature will be around 17°C with a pleasant wind blowing in the area.
ENG vs SL Sri Lanka Tour Of England T20I Series Match 2 Pitch Report:
The surface at Sophia Gardens Cardiff has been a low-scoring one, last few matches have seen low scores and the same was seen in game 1, also the same surface will be used so spinners will come into play. Fast bowlers got some swing initially and bounce was pretty even.
Average 1st innings score:
Record of chasing teams:
50% of the matches have been won while batting first here in recent 5 matches.
ENG vs SL Sri Lanka Tour Of England T20I Series Match 2 Injury Update:
(Will be added when there is an update)
ENG vs SL Sri Lanka Tour Of England T20I Series Match 2 Probable XIs:
Srilanka: Kusal Perera (c), Kusal Mendis (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Ashen Bandara, Pathum Nissanka, Wanidu Hasaranga, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Isuru Udana
Bench: Niroshan Dickwella, Ramesh Mendis, Shiran Fernando
England: Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, Sam Billings, Sam Curran, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, Chris Jordan, Mark Wood.
Bench: Moeen Ali, Liam Livingstone, Tom Curran, David Willey.
Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Jos Buttler played a match-winning knock of 68 runs in 55 balls, he played safe and didn’t take many risks, he smashed 8 boundaries and a six in his innings. He also took 2 catches behind the stumps.
Liam Livingstone could be a great differential captaincy pick if England bats first, as he will get to play the new ball and will bowl a few overs as well. He bowled 2 overs and took 1 wicket in the first game.
Dasun Shanaka scored a half-century for his side which was heading towards their lowest ever T20 score but he saved them and helped them post a respectable total.
Jason Roy looked in great form, he also scored 36 runs off just 21 balls but could not continue his innings and got out to a rash shot, he will look to improve in the next match and play an impactful inning here.
ENG vs SL Sri Lanka Tour Of England T20I Series Match 2 Captain and Vice-Captain Choices:
Captain – Jos Buttler, Jason Roy
Vice-Captain – Dasun Shanaka, Liam Livingstone
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for ENG vs SL Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Jos Buttler (C)
Batsmen – Dawid Malan, Dhanushka Gunathilaka, Jason Roy, Liam Livingstone (VC)
All-rounders – Sam Curran, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga
Bowlers – Adil Rashid, Isuru Udana, Chris Jordan
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for ENG vs SL Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Kusal Parera, Jos Buttler, Jonny Bairstow
Batsmen – Jason Roy (C), Dawid Malan, Dhanushka Gunathilaka
All-rounders – Dasun Shanaka (VC)
Bowlers – Mark Wood, Isuru Udana, Adil Rashid, Chris Jordan
ENG vs SL Sri Lanka Tour Of England T20I Series Match 2 Expert Advice:
The only tip that will be useful in a match between the two unmatched sides is that make all teams in favor of the better side, in this case, it’s England. If England bats first then you may drop one of the openers and prefer picking the middle-order players that are expected to finish the innings and also stack in all the important bowlers of England, along with death bowlers of the Sri Lankan side.
ENG vs SL Sri Lanka Tour Of England T20I Series Match 2 Probable Winners:
England won the first match without shedding any sweat, Sri Lanka looked no match for them so expect another thumping win for the World ranked #1 in T20I.