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Friday, October 23rd, 2020

Cricket Predictions: Sri Lanka v West Indies 1st ODI

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Cricket Predictions: Sri Lanka v West Indies 1st ODI

Cricket fans around the world are looking forward the three-match ODI series between Sri Lanka and West Indies. Here are our cricket sport predictions  for the first match!

Previous encounters

The countries have faced each other a in a total of 58 ODIs, with an almost even record. Sri Lanka has win 27 times, while West Indies have won 28. There were 13 draws. 

Home advantage

The first match will be held at the Colombo Sinhalese Sports Club. When it comes to home advantage, Sri Lanka has won 10 out of 15 times, while West Indies only won 3 times. 

West Indies Line up

West Indies just scrapped Shimron Hetmyer and Evin Lewis from the team, as they could not pass the fitness test. All-rounder Darren Bravo, had to come out of retirement, and is back along with Rovman Powell and Fabian Allen.

Sri Lanka Line up

Danushka Gunathilaka and Oshada Fernandos will miss the event due to injury. At the same time Thisara Perera, Shehan Jayasuriya and wicketkeeper Niroshan Dickwella have re-joined the squad. Isuru Udana, is also back from injury. 

Win Streak

West Indies is coming off a series win against Ireland. Sri Lanka lost both its previous matches, against Australia and India. This should give the visiting squad hope against the home team. 

West Indies team

Kieron Pollard (c), Fabian Allen, Sunil Ambris, Alzarri Joseph, Brandon King, Keemo Paul Darren Bravo, Roston Chase, Sheldon Cottrell, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, , Nicholas Pooran, Rovman Powell, Romario Shepherd, Hayden Walsh Jnr.

Sri Lanka Team

Dimith Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Shehan Jayasuriya, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis, Lahiru Kumara

Our Predictions: 

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Who will win? Sri Lanka

Top Batsman (Runs Scored): Shai Hope (West Indies) or Dimith Karunaratne (Sri Lanka)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken): Sheldon Cottrell (West Indies), Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)

Most Sixes:  Kieron Pollard (West Indies) or Kusal Perera (Sri Lanka)

Player of the Match:  Shai Hope

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