The 4th match of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be played between Sri Lanka and Namibia on 18th October at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
Both the teams will be playing their first game against each other in the history of this format. While Sri Lanka is currently placed at the 10th spot, Namibia is placed 19th on the table.
Sri Lanka won their recent T20I series against Oman by 2-0. They played two warm-up matches against Bangladesh and Papu New Guinea, where they won both of them.
Namibia, on the other hand has played three T20I matches in the UAE Summer T20 Bash where they won all of those matches. Also, they lost their last two warm-up matches and would be looking to start their campaign on a victorious note.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats, updates and dream11 predictions of perfect fantasy team for Match 4 of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 between Sri Lanka & Namibia.
- Match: Sri Lanka vs Namibia, Match 4
- Date: Monday, October 18, 2021
- Time: 7:30 PM (IST)
- Venue: Zayed Cricket Stadium, Abu Dhabi
The track at Sheikh Zayed Stadium is getting slower each day, as we have seen in last some matches, the average first-innings scores have come down. The bowlers are bowling tight lines and length. The team winning the toss will look to chase at this venue.
SL vs NAM Probable Playing XI
Sri Lanka Playing XI
Gerhard Erasmus (C), Pikky Ya France, Ruben Trumpelmann, Stephan Baard, JJ Smit, Craig Williams, Karl Birkenstock, David Wiese, Bernard Scholtz, Jan Frylinck, Zane Green.
Namibia Playing XI
Dasun Shanaka (C), Kusal Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Chandimal, Maheesh Theekshana, Akila Dananjaya, Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Chamika Karunaratne.
Average First Innings Score
The average first innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches played is 175 runs.
Record of Chasing Team
Based on the last 5 matches —
- Matches Won: 2
- Matches Lost: 3
- No Result/Abandoned: 0
SL vs NAM Captaincy Picks
- Craig Williams
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Dushmantha Chameera
SL vs NAM Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Perera
- Batsmen: Avishka Fernando, Craig Williams, Stephan Baard
- All-Rounders: Dasun Shanaka , Wanindu Hasaranga, David Wiese
- Bowlers: Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Ruben Trumpelmann
- Captain: Craig Williams
- Vice-Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Dinesh Chandimal
- Batsmen: Avishka Fernando, Craig Williams, Charith Asalanka
- All-Rounders: Wanindu Hasaranga, David Wiese, Dhananjaya de Silva, JJ Smit
- Bowlers: Dushmantha Chameera, Ruben Trumpelmann, Maheesh Theekshana
- Captain: Dushmantha Chameera
- Vice-Captain: David Wiese
Probable Winner Of The Match
Sri Lanka is expected to win this match.
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.