West Indies vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20 Match Prediction 06 Mar 2021

Sri Lanka tour of West Indies, 2021

West Indies vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20 Match Prediction

2021-03-07

Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua, West Indies

Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua, West Indies
Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua, West Indies

West Indies

6.27 117/10 in 18.4
8.00 160/6 in 20.0

Sri Lanka

6.27 117/10 in 18.4
8.00 160/6 in 20.0 Cricbettingbuzz
Coolidge Cricket Ground, Antigua, West Indies
Cricbettingbuzz Toss Winner - Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat first
Cricbettingbuzz Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 43 runs

Man of the Match: Wanidu Hasaranga

West Indies vs Sri Lanka cricket betting odds

WI 1.26
SL 3.50

WI vs SL Prediction

Shoaib Z.

West Indies favorites to wrap up T20I series against Sri Lanka

  • West Indies comfortably brush aside Sri Lanka in the 1st T20I game.
  • Kieron Pollard, Obed McCoy and Lendl Simmons were standout performers for West Indies in the series opener.
  • Debutant Pathum Nissanka and spinner Wanindu Hasaranga put in credible performances in a losing cause.

Expect West Indies to register a comprehensive win over Sri Lanka.

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Match Preview

Host West Indies will be looking to continue their winning momentum when they take on Sri Lanka in the second game of the T20I series at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua on Saturday.

The bowlers put in excellent performance to see West Indies register a comfortable win over Sri Lanka. Skipper Kieron Pollard will be hoping that the side can maintain their disciplines with bat and ball.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka will need to raise their game with the bat in a bid to level the three-match series. Skipper Angelo Matthews will need to lead from the front and help Sri Lanka make a strong comeback in this fixture.

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Teams Preview

West Indies

The home side will be looking to go in with same combination that featured in the opening game of the series.

In the series opener, West Indies won the toss and opted to bowl first. The decision proved to be correct as West Indies bowlers produced an excellent performance to restrict Sri Lanka to a below-par score of 131 runs.

For West Indies, pacer Obed McCoy was the best bowler on display in the first game. Left-arm quick claimed important wickets of Dinesh Chandimal and Thisara Perera and conceded 25 runs in his four overs.

Besides McCoy, the likes of Fidel Edwards, Kevin Sinclair, Dwayne Bravo and Jason Holder claimed one wicket each.

Chasing 132 runs for victory, openers Lendl Simmons and Evin Lewis got the side off to a brisk start. Simmons and Lewis produced an opening partnership of 52 runs to lay down ideal foundation for the rest of the batting order.

Lewis scored 28 runs off just 10 balls with the help of two fours and three sixes, whereas Lendl Simmons chipped in with 26 runs off 15 balls with the help of three fours and two sixes.

Chris Gayle and Nicholas Pooran perished in quick succession to see West Indies lost momentum in their innings.

For West Indies, Skipper Kieron Pollard came to the crease and produced a quick-fire 38 runs off just 11 balls. He was well supported by Jason Holder, who chipped in with 29 runs off 24 balls with the help of one four and two sixes.

West Indies Actual Playing XI:

Obed McCoy, Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Kevin Sinclair, Nicholas Pooran, Fidel Edwards, Jason Holder, LMP Simmons, Evin Lewis, Fabian Allen, Chris Gayle

West Indies Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
K Pollard 38 11 0 6 345.45
J Holder 29 24 1 2 120.83
E Lewis 28 10 2 3 280
Bowlers O M R W Econ
O McCoy 4.0 0 25 2 6.25
K Sinclair 3.0 0 26 1 8.67
F Edwards 4.0 0 29 1 7.25
Bowlers O M R W Econ
O McCoy 4.0 0 25 2 6.25
K Sinclair 3.0 0 26 1 8.67
F Edwards 4.0 0 29 1 7.25
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West Indies Predicted Playing XI

Kieron Pollard (c), Lendl Simmons, Evin Lewis, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Jason Holder, Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Kevin Sinclair, Obed McCoy, Fidel Edwards

Sri Lanka

The visitors were completely outplayed in all three departments by West Indies in the series opener played at Antigua.

Despite losing the toss, Wicket-keeper Niroshan Dickwella and debutant Pathum Nissanka produced crucial scores to get Sri Lanka off to a decent start.

For Sri Lanka, debutant Pathum Nissanka delivering impressive batting performance and scored 39 runs off 34 balls with the help of four boundaries and one six. He was well supported by Dickwella, who chipped in with 33 runs off 29 balls with the help of three fours and one six.

Once Dickwella and Nissanka departed, the likes of Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perera and Angelo Matthews perished in quick succession. Tail-enders Wanindu Hasaranga and Ashen Bandara produced crucial runs to help Sri Lanka post 131 runs for loss of nine wickets in their 20 overs.

In the bowling department, the onus will be on the likes of Nuwan Pradeep, Akila Dhananjaya and Wanindu Hasaranga to provide crucial breakthroughs.

In the series opener, Akila Dhananjaya and Wanindu Hasaranga claimed three wickets.

 

Sri Lanka Actual Playing XI:

Niroshan Dickwella, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Ashen Bandara, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dinesh Chandimal, Pathum Nissanka, Lakshan Sandakan, Thisara Perera, Angelo Mathews, Wanidu Hasaranga

Sri Lanka Key Players From Previous Game
Batsmen R B 4s 6s SR
P Nissanka 39 34 4 1 114.71
N Dickwella 33 29 3 1 113.79
W Hasaranga 12 14 0 0 85.71
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Dananjaya 4.0 0 62 3 15.5
W Hasaranga 4.0 0 12 3 3
A Mathews 1.0 0 19 0 19
Bowlers O M R W Econ
A Dananjaya 4.0 0 62 3 15.5
W Hasaranga 4.0 0 12 3 3
A Mathews 1.0 0 19 0 19
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Sri Lanka Predicted Playing XI

Angelo Mathews (c), Ashen Bandara, Dinesh Chandimal, Thisara Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Pathum Nissanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Akila Dhananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep

Pitch And Weather Conditions

Hr Temp Rain W. speed W. direction Clouds
00h 19 0 mm. 1.83 k/h From: SSW 12%
03h 16 0 mm. 1.21 k/h From: NNW 7%
06h 14 0 mm. 1.81 k/h From: N 2%
09h 13 0 mm. 1.49 k/h From: NNW 0%
12h 13 0 mm. 1.48 k/h From: NNW 0%
15h 23 0 mm. 0.5 k/h From: E 0%
18h 27 0 mm. 1.21 k/h From: E 0%
21h 27 0 mm. 1.12 k/h From: E 0%

With sunny with light winds, the pitch conditions will certainly suit the slow bowlers. The batsmen will need to stay at the crease to score big runs on this surface.

Venue Details

Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua is going to host the second game of the series between West Indies and Sri Lanka.

Toss Prediction

Given fair weather conditions, the side that wins the toss, would be looking to bowl first and restrict the opposition to less than 150 runs.

Winning Prediction

Based on current form, West Indies will be favorites to win their second game of the series against Sri Lanka.

With likes of Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons and Jason Holder showing excellent form with bat and ball, West Indies will be looking to put in another dominant performance against Sri Lanka.

Expect West Indies to register a comprehensive win over Sri Lanka.

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