Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe
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SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update of the match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe. They will play against each other for the first time in the three-match ODI series between them.

SL vs ZIM Match Details Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI:

The 1st ODI match between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe will be played on 16th January at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

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SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update- Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka, 1st ODI

This game is scheduled to start at 2:30 PM IST and live score and commentary can be seen on FanCode and CricketAddictor website.

SL vs ZIM Match Preview Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI:

Zimbabwe is on a tour of Sri Lanka for a three-match ODI series, beginning from the 16th of January to the 21st of the same month. All the matches of this series will be played at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium.

Sri Lanka managed to level their last ODI series against South Africa. On the other hand, Zimbabwe also levelled their previous ODI series against Ireland.

Sri Lanka is currently placed at the ninth position on the ICC Men’s ODI rankings whereas the Zimbabwe team is placed at the fourteenth spot on the rankings.

Dasun Shanaka will lead the Sri Lankan side in this series while the Zimbabwean squad will be led by the experienced skipper Craig Ervine.

Both the teams have some outstanding talents in their ranks and will be hoping to stack up an exciting contest here.

SL vs ZIM Match Weather Report Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI:

The temperature is expected to hover around 29°C on the matchday with 63 % humidity and 10   km/hr wind speed. There are 49% chances of precipitation during the game.

SL vs ZIM Match Pitch Report Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI:

The Pallekele International Cricket Stadium is a batting-friendly surface, and is expected to assist the batters once again here. Pacers might get some help towards the latter half of the match while spinners may come in handy in the middle overs.

Average 1st innings score:

The average first innings score on this wicket is 280.

Record of chasing teams:

The team batting second doesn’t enjoy good records here. They have a winning percentage of 40 on this track.

SL vs ZIM Match Injury Update Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI:

(Will be added when there is an update)

SL vs ZIM Match Probable XIs Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI:

Sri Lanka: Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Dasun Shanaka ©, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep, Maheesh Theekshana, Praveen Jayawickrama

Zimbabwe: Wesley Madhevere, Wellington Masakadza, Regis Chakabva (wk), Craig Ervine ©, Ryan Burl, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Luke Jongwe, Milton Shumba, Blessing Muzarabani, Tendai Chatara

Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:

Charith Asalanka is a left-handed batsman from Sri Lanka. He has smashed 326 runs in his 8 matches ODI career so far.

Kusal Mendis is a right-handed batsman from Sri Lanka. He has hammered 2228 runs in his 77 matches ODI career so far.

 Maheesh Theekshana is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from Sri Lanka. He has scored 10 runs and grabbed 4 wickets in his 1 match ODI career so far.

Sean Williams is a left-handed batsman and left-arm orthodox spinner from Zimbabwe. He has stacked 3995 runs and picked up 75 wickets in his 139 matches ODI career so far.

Sikandar Raza is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from Zimbabwe. He has smashed 3011 runs and hunted 62 wickets in his 108 matches ODI career so far.

SL vs ZIM Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI:

Captain – Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis

Vice-Captain – Sean Williams, Maheesh Theekshana

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SL vs ZIM Dream11 Team:

Keeper – Dinesh Chandimal

Batsmen – Charith Asalanka (C), Craig Ervine, Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka

All-rounders – Sean Williams (VC), Sikandar Raza,  Dasun Shanaka

Bowlers – Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Blessing Muzarabani

SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket Tips Dream11 Team Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka
SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SL vs ZIM Dream11 Team:

Keeper – Dinesh Chandimal, Regis Chakabva

Batsmen – Charith Asalanka, Craig Ervine, Kusal Mendis (C), Pathum Nissanka

All-rounders – Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza

Bowlers – Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana (VC), Tendai Chatara

SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket Tips Dream11 Team Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka
SL vs ZIM Dream11 Prediction

SL vs ZIM Match Expert Advice Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI:

Charith Asalanka will be a safe multiplier choice for the small leagues. Regis Chakabva and Tendai Chatara are the punt-picks here. The best-suggested fantasy/Dream11 combination for this game is 1-4-3-3.

SL vs ZIM Match Probable Winners Zimbabwe Tour of Sri Lanka 1st ODI:

Sri Lanka is expected to win this match.

 

Vicky Singh

Ex-National level Cricketer, Cricket Analyst & Fantasy Sports Expert.