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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Predictions: West Indies vs Sri Lanka 2021 - 2nd Test

Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne
Sri Lanka's Dimuth Karunaratne
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The 2nd test of the two-match series between West Indies and Sri Lanka will be played at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua in West Indies.

Live Scores and Stats - West Indies v Sri Lanka 2nd Test 

The first match of the series ended in a hard fought draw.

Lahiru Thirimanne was the top scorer for Sri Lanka in the the first innings with 70 runs off 180 deliveries when the team was routed for just 169. He hit four fours. Niroshan Dickwella also scored 32.

In the second innings, Pathum Nissanka was their top scorer with 103 runs off 252 deliveries. Oshada Fernando and Niroshan Dickwella also scored 91 and 96 respectively.

Suranga Lakmal was the best bowler for Sri Lanka in the match and picked up 5/47 in the second innings of the match.

Nkrumah Bonner was the top scorer for West Indies in the match with 113 runs off 274 deliveries and helped the team to earn a well deserved draw.

Jason Holder was the best bowler for West Indies in the match and picked up 5 wickets while conceding 27 runs in the first innings.

Both teams are likely to be unchanged.

Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:

West Indies - Kraigg Brathwaite (c), John Campbell, Nkrumah Bonner, Kyle Mayers, Jermaine Blackwood, Jason Holder, Joshua Da Silva (wk), Alzarri Joseph, Rahkeem Cornwall, Kemar Roach, Shannon Gabriel 

Sri Lanka - Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Oshada Fernando, Dinesh Chandimal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Pathum Nissanka, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Lasith Embuldeniya 

 

Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - West Indies

Who will win? – West Indies

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Nkrumah Bonner (West Indies), Pathum Nissanka (Sri Lanka)

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

Most Sixes – Jermaine Blackwood (West Indies), Niroshan Dickwella (Sri Lanka)

Player of the Match –  Jason Holder

Team Scores Batting first – West Indies 250+, Sri Lanka 235+

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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