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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test: 16th July

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan
Sri Lanka vs Pakistan
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The Sri Lanka vs Pakistan, 1st Test will be played at the Galle International Stadium, Galle.

Live Scores - Sri Lanka vs Pakistan - 1st Test


In the last five matches between the two teams, both teams have won two each. The last encounter between the two sides saw Pakistan beat Sri Lanka by 263 runs.

Dimuth Karunaratne is the top run-scorer for Sri Lanka with 1157 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 68 and a strike rate of 55.

Angelo Mathews has also made 673 runs from his last 10 matches.

Ramesh Mendis has been the best bowler for Sri Lanka and has picked up 32 wickets from his last 7 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 2.97 and a strike rate of 59.

Asitha Fernando has also picked up 15 wickets from his last 3 matches.

Babar Azam is the top run-scorer for Pakistan with 769 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 51 and a strike rate of 47.

Azhar Ali has also made 637 runs from his last 10 matches.

Shaheen Shah Afridi has been the best bowler for Pakistan and has picked up 52 wickets from his last 10 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 2.76 and a strike rate of 38.

Hasan Ali has also picked up 15 wickets from his last 3 matches.

Squads

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Pathum Nissanka, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kamindu Mendis, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Ramesh Mendis, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Vishwa Fernando, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka, Prabath Jayasuriya, Dunith Wellalage, Jeffrey Vandersay

Pakistan - Babar Azam (captain), Mohammad Rizwan (vice-captain, wicketkeeper), Abdullah Shafique, Azhar Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Fawad Alam, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Nawaz, Naseem Shah, Nauman Ali, Salman Ali Agha, Sarfaraz Ahmed (wicketkeeper), Saud Shakeel, Shaheen Afridi, Shan Masood, Yasir Shah

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - Pakistan

Who will win? – Pakistan

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Babar Azam (Pakistan), Dinesh Chandimal (Sri Lanka)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Yasir Shah (Pakistan), Prabath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)

Most Sixes – Hasan Ali (Pakistan), Niroshan Dickwella (Sri Lanka)

Player of the Match –  Yasir Shah

Team Scores Batting first – Pakistan 300+, Sri Lanka 220+

Match Handicap Pakistan

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In-Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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