After completely beaten by the West Indies in the ODI matches the team Sri Lanka will like to improve their performance and scores in the two matches of T20I series. The same performance from Sri Lanka team is required in these matches too. From the point of view of the upcoming T20 World Cup, it is a vital series for them. In the same manner, team West Indies also performed well but they must need to have a fresh start in this series. They have great players such as Captain Kieron Pollard, Andre Russell and Dwayne Bravo who always play well and have a strong image between their rivalries.
In the first T20I of the West Indies tour of we will see the clash between West Indies and Sri Lanka on March 04, 2020, at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele on Wednesday. Keep reading dream 11 predictions for today’s match to know more on West Indies tour of Sri Lanka 2020 1st T20I.
The Windies are now ready to whitewash the Lankans again in a couple of T20Is. The focus will be on the famous and star all-rounder Andre Russell has been re-invited to this International squad. After 50-over World Cup in June 2019, Russell has not played for the WI team.
Left-handed batsman Shimron Hetmyer as well as Left-arm spinner Fabian Allen, reached the lowest level of selection standards and completed a fitness assessment, will also play to guard the team. Shai Hope the wicket-keeper-batsman will also join the arena of T20Is.
Angelo Mathews and Lasith Malinga, going to bolster the team of Lankans. Thisara Perera is back again in Lankan squad to play in T20Is.
Dream11 team prediction
No doubt that Sri Lanka play well in the ODIs but when it comes to West Indies then it is a very typical deal to win the race. The curiosity of visitors will be high and they will enjoy the match with a varied number of ups and downs. As the team, West Indies is full of all-rounders but some of them like Hetmyer, Oshane Thomas, Simmons, is a big challenge for any team. Dream11 team expecting a confident play from Sri Lanka to win the race and build their ODI form.
West Indies will be the winner by 3-5 wickets.
Match : SL vs WI, 1st T20I, West Indies tour of Sri Lanka, 2020
Date: Wednesday, March 04, 2020
Time: 01:30 PM GMT
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Pallekele
Venue Scoring Pattern
Avg 1st inn score: 167
Avg 2nd inn score: 146
Highest Total: 263/3 (20 Ov) by AUS vs SL
Lowest Total: 88/10 (16 Ov) by NZ vs SL
Highest Chased: 178/2 (18.4 Ov) by PAK vs BAN
Lowest Defended: 125/8 (20 Ov) by SL vs NZ
Sri Lanka Squad: Niroshan Dickwella(w), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga(c), Lahiru Kumara, Kusal Mendis, Asitha Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan
West Indies Squad: Lendl Simmons, Shai Hope(w), Shimron Hetmyer, Kieron Pollard(c), Nicholas Pooran, Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo, Fabian Allen, Hayden Walsh, Sheldon Cottrell, Kesrick Williams, Brandon King, Oshane Thomas, Rovman Powell