Match Prediction ICC U19 World Cup Plate Final - Sri Lanka U19 v England U19
The Plate Final of the ICC Under 19 World Cup 2020 will be played between Sri Lanka U19 and England U19 at the Willowmoore Park in Benoni.
Sri Lanka were part of group A in the ICC under 19 World Cup 2020 and finished at the third spot after the league stage with one win and two losses from three games. The team had two points and a net run rate of - 0.14.
Sri Lanka are coming off a 97-run victory against Scotland in plate semifinal 1. Prior to that, they registered a massive 233-run victory in the plate semi-final 1 against Nigeria.
Mohammed Shamaaz and Ravindu Rasantha have been their main batters through this tournament. Dilshan Madhushanka, Kavindu Nadeeshan and Chamindu Wijesinghe are their top bowlers.
England finished the group stage of the ICC under 19 World Cup 2020 at the third spot in group B. They won one match while losing the other two and ended with two points and a net run rate of + 0.37.
The team then beat Japan by 9 wickets in plate quarter final 2 and registered another big 75-run victory against Zimbabwe in plate semifinal 2.
Dan Mousley and Jordan Cox are the top run-scorers for England while Hamidullah Qadri and Lewis Goldsworthy are their top wicket-takers.
Let's have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams:
Sri Lanka U19 - Nipun Dananjaya (c), Navod Paranavithana, Sonal Dinusha, Chamindu Wijesinghe, Dilshan Madushanka, Ravindu Rasantha, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Mohammed Shamaaz, Ashian Daniel, Ahan Wickramasinghe (wk), Matheesha Pathirana
England U19 - Hamidullah Qadri, Jordan Cox, Kasey Aldridge, Blake Cullen, Joey Evison, Lewis Goldsworthy, George Hill (c), Dan Mousley, Scott Currie, Harry Duke (wk), Sam Young
Who will win the toss? - England
Who will win? – England
Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Dan Mousley (England), Ravindu Rasantha (Sri Lanka)
Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Hamidullah Qadri (England), Dilshan Madushanka (Sri Lanka)
Most Sixes – Jordan Cox (England), Ravindu Rasantha (Sri Lanka)
Player of the Match – Dan Mousley
Team Scores Batting first – England 270+, Sri Lanka 220+
Match Handicap England
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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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