SL vs ENG 2nd Test Dream11 Fantasy Predictions: The 2nd and final Test of 2-match Test series between Sri Lanka and England will be played at the Galle International Stadium in Galle from Friday, January 22.
England is eyeing a clean sweep as they take on Sri Lanka in the second and final Test of the series on Friday.
England must be high on confidence after registering a seven-wicket win in the opening Test. They will be expecting the same kind of momentum in the second Test, whereas the hosts would be determined to bounce back.
This is the perfect event for the fantasy sports enthusiast to switch on. So here are the match details, pitch report, weather forecast, head to head, top picks, probable playing 11 and dream11 fantasy team predictions for 2nd Test between Sri Lanka and England from January 22.
SL vs ENG 2nd Test Match Details
- Match: Sri Lanka vs England, 2nd Test
- Time: 10:00 AM (IST)
- Date: 22 January 2021
- Venue: Galle International Stadium, Galle
SL vs ENG 2nd Test Weather & Pitch Report
The weather at Galle for Test cricket is not promising at all. There are high chances of rain on the second, third and fourth day of play. First day’s play might get interrupted too. The temperature is expected to hover around 27 to 30 degree Celsius.
The track at Galle is traditionally a batting-friendly pitch, fast bowlers won’t get any help whatsoever but spinners might get a turn to start from day 2 onwards. Batting will be easier during the first couple of days.
Average First Inning Score
The average first inning score at this venue is 323.
Record of Chasing Team
- Won – 2
- Lost – 3
- Tied – 0
SL vs ENG Injury & Availability Report:
- Kusal Mendis has been dropped from the Sri Lanka team. Roshen Silva will replace Mendis in the team.
- Lahiru Kumara, Minod Bhanuka, and Nuwan Pradeep have been released from bio-bubble and available for selection.
- Dimuth Karunaratne has been ruled out.
- England have announced their playing XI. Stuart Broad has been replaced by James Anderson.
Sri Lanka & England 2nd Test Dream11 Probable Playing 11
Sri Lanka Predicted Playing 11
Lahiru Thirimanne, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dilruwan Perera, Kusal Perera, Roshen Silva, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Lasith Embuldeniya, Asitha Fernando/Suranga Lakmal.
England Predicted Playing 11
Zak Crawley, Dominic Sibley, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root (c), Daniel Lawrence, Jos Buttler (wk), Sam Curran, Dominic Bess, Jack Leach, Mark Wood, Stuart Broad
Top Three Picks For Your Fantasy Team
- Joe Root: The number one player for your fantasy team. He accumulated 228 runs off 321 balls at a strike rate of over 71. He is in great form and will be a golden fish for your fantasy team.
- Angelo Mathews: He is an experienced all-rounder who can do wonders with both bat and ball. He looked in great touch in both the innings in the first match. He scored a brilliant 71 off 219 balls in the 2nd innings. He can provide you with good points.
- Dan Lawrence: The test debutant showed what he is capable of. In his first Test match, he scored 73 in the first innings and a crucial 21 in the 2nd innings. He can be a great addition to your fantasy team.
SL vs ENG 2nd Test Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
- Wicket-Keeper: Kusal Perera
- Batsmen: Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Daniel Lawrence
- All-Rounders: Wanindu Hasaranga
- Bowlers: Lasitha Embuldeniya, Dom Bess, Jack Leach, James Anderson
- Captain: Joe Root
- Vice Captain: Angelo Mathews
Sri Lanka & England Squads
Sri Lanka Squad
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Janith Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Oshada Fernando, Dhananjaya De Silva, Niroshan Dickwella, Minod Bhanuka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Lasith Embuldeniya, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Dasun Shanaka, Santhush Gunathilake, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka.
Joe Root (c), Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jonathan Bairstow, Dom Bess, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Ben Foakes, Dan Lawrence, Jack Leach, Dom Sibley, Olly Stone, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, James Bracey, Mason Crane, Saqib Mahmood, Craig Overton, Matt Parkinson, Ollie Robinson, Amar Virdi.
SL vs ENG 2nd Test Probable Winner
England is expected to win this game and draw the series.
SL vs ENG 1st Test Broadcasting & Streaming Details:
- Broadcast: Sony Network (India)
- Live Streaming: SonyLIV (India)
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.