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SCO vs SL Dream11 First ODI Match Prediction | Scotland vs Sri Lanka

In a quest to prepare for the World Cup, Sri Lanka will be touring Scotland for 2-match ODI series which starts from May 18th at the Grange Cricket Club in Edinburgh. The second and final match will also take place at this very venue on 21st May.

Dimuth Karunaratne who is appointed as the skipper of Sri Lanka for the World Cup will be leading this fairly young side for the first time and make sure they are on the right track for their World Cup preparations. nka

Scotland, on the other hand, playing at home will look to put up a good challenge against the visitors. They put up a great batting show in their last series against Afghanistan but lost the 2-match series 0-1 with the first match called-off due to persistent rain.

Scotland’s recent batting form has been terrific as they managed to pile up a score of 325 runs in the second ODI against Afghanistan but failed to defend the score with Rahmat Shah spoiling the party for them. With conditions almost similar to what they are going to get in the World Cup, Sri Lanka would be looking to get the winning momentum by their side before the elusive event.

Head to Head

Scotland won: 00

Sri Lanka won: 02

No Result/Tied: 00

How will the pitch play

Get set for a run-fest as the batsmen are going to get a lot of aid from the surface. The bowlers will have a hard time but the new ball might swing early on.

Avg 1st inn score: 246

Avg 2nd inn score: 187

Highest Total: 371/5 (50 Ov) by SCO vs ENG

Lowest Total: 121/10 (42.1 Ov) by SCO vs NZ

Highest Chased: 229/3 (47.4 Ov) by SCO vs UAE

Lowest Defended: 185/9 (50 Ov) by BAN vs SCO

Current Form (Last to recent)

Scotland: W, L, W, NR, L

Sri Lanka: L, L, L, L, L

Match Schedule

Scotland vs Sri Lanka

Venue: Grange Cricket Club, Edinburgh

Time: May 18, 03:30 PM

Scotland vs Sri Lanka News 

  • This would be the first ODI assignment for Dimuth Karunaratne as the skipper of Sri Lanka’s ODI team.
  • Scotland’s all-rounder Richie Berrington is injured and will not feature in this series.
  • Dylan Budge has been named as his replacement in the 14-man squad.
  • Lasith Malinga is likely to rest in this game.

Scotland squad to face Sri Lanka: 

Kyle Coetzer (c), Michael Jones, Mark Watt, Tom Sole, Safyaan Sharif, Brad Wheal, Michael Leask, Calum MacLeod, Dylan Budge, Scott Cameron, Matthew Cross, Alasdair Evans, Craig Wallace, Gavin Main, George Munsey.

Sri Lanka squad to face Scotland: 

Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Isuru Udana, Milinda Siriwardana, Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Kusal Perera, Kusal Perera, Jeffery Vandersay, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep.

SCO vs SL Playing 11 (probable)

Sri Lanka: Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Avishka Fernando, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal.

Scotland: Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Avishka Fernando, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal and Jeffrey Vandersay/Jeevan Mendis/Nuwan Pradeep

Players in focus

Scotland:

  • O

Sri Lanka:

  • B

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