Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 1st ODI: Match Preview and Probable XI

Fixture: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 1st ODI

Time/Date: 04:30 AM GMT/ 10:00 AM Local / June 30

Venue: Galle International Stadium, Galle

Here we will be talking about the possible scenarios of the match that could help the fantasy players such as Dream11 users to make their dream team better and help them win big.

Weather and Pitch Report

Weather: The rain threat is likely to stay for the most part of the game so a full game is very unlikely.

Pitch Report: A pitch known for its slow nature. Spinners are likely to a lot of assistance from the pitch and with the rain looming around, fast bowlers might also get some assistance from the condition.

Probable Playing XI: (In the Batting order)

Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Angelo Mathews (c), Asela Gunaratne, Wanidu Hasaranga/Lahiru Madushanka, Amila Aponso/Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Lasith Malinga/Dushmantha Chameera.

Zimbabwe: Solomon Mire, Hamilton Masakadza, Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Sikandar Raza, Ryan Burl, Malcolm Waller, Peter Moor (wk), Graeme Cremer (c), Tendai Chatara, Chris Mpofu.

  • At the options where players are separated by slash ‘/’, the first player mentioned is more likely to play.

My Dream11 pick

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Dream11 Tips for this Match

  • The team I have suggested may not win surely, so try making at least 2-3 teams and include few players that I have missed in ‘My Dream11 pick’.
  • Include Sean Williams, Asela Gunaratne, Danushka Gunathilaka, and Hamilton Masakadza in some of your other teams. Among bowlers – Amila Aponso, Tendai Chatara, and Chris Mpofu are also good options.

Captain and Vice-Captain Choices

  • Angelo Mathews, Upul Tharanga, Sikandar Raza, Sean Williams, and Danushka Gunathilaka are my top picks for captain and vice-captain (written in the decreasing order of my priority).


Sri Lanka: Angelo Mathews(c), Upul Tharanga, Niroshan Dickwella, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Asela Gunaratne, Wanidu Hasaranga, Lahiru Madushanka, Akila Dananjaya, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera, Lasith Malinga, Amila Aponso.

Zimbabwe: Solomon Mire, Hamilton Masakadza, Ryan Burl, Graeme Cremer(c), Craig Ervine, Sean Williams, Peter Moor, Sikandar Raza, Tendai Chatara, Chris Mpofu, Donald Tiripano, Richard Ngarava, Wellington Masakadza, Malcolm Waller, Chamu Chibhabha, Tarisai Musakanda.


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