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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st Test: 21st Nov

West Indies' Jason Holder
West Indies' Jason Holder

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

Live Scores - Sri Lanka vs West Indies, 1st Test

The last series between the two sides ended in a tie.

Kraigg Brathwaite is the top run-scorer for West Indies with 611 runs from his last 10 matches at an average of 30 and a strike rate of 37.

Jermaine Blackwood has also made 595 runs from his last 10 matches.

Kemar Roach has been the best bowler for West Indies and has picked up 30 wickets from his last 8 matches while bowling at an economy rate of 2.88 and a strike rate of 49.

Jason Holder has also picked up 21 wickets from his last 8 matches.

Sri Lanka have made a few changes in their recently announced 22-member squad. Lahiru Thirimanne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Niroshan Dickwella and Dasun Shanaka, who were part of Sri Lanka's previous Test series against Bangladesh, have been dropped.

Charith Asalanka, who finished as the leading run-getter for Sri Lanka in the T20 World Cup, has been called up. Tearaway Dushmanta Chameera also finds a place in the squad.

In the absence of Hasaranga, left arm wrist spinner Lakshan Sandakan and Lasith Embuldeniya are SL's leading spinners. Minod Bhanuka, Kamil Mishara, Chamika Karunaratne, Suminda Lakshan and Chamika Gunasekara have also made the cut.


Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne, Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Minod Bhanuka, Roshen Silva, Ramesh Mendis, Kamil Mishara, Chamika Karunaratne, Lakshan Sandakan, Lasith Embuldeniya, Praveen Jayawickrama, Suminda Lakshan, Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Asitha Fernando, Chamika Gunasekara

West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite, Jermaine Blackwood, Nkrumah Bonner, Roston Chase, Rahkeem Cornwall, Joshua Da Silva, Shannon Gabriel, Jason Holder, Shai Hope, Kyle Mayers, Veerasammy Permaul, Kemar Roach, Jayden Seales, Jeremy Solozano, Jomel Warrican


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions* - PrePlay

Who will win the toss? - West Indies

Who will win? – West Indies

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Kraigg Brathwaite (West Indies), Dimuth Karunaratne (Sri Lanka)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Jason Holder (West Indies), Lasith Embuldeniya (Sri Lanka)

Most Sixes – Jermaine Blackwood (West Indies), Dhananjaya de Silva (Sri Lanka)

Man of the Match –  Jason Holder

Team Scores Batting first – West Indies 330+, Sri Lanka 300+

 Match Handicap West Indies

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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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