1st T20I

ENG vs SL Fantasy Dream Team Prediction: Fantasy Cricket Tips for 1st T20I

Last Updated: 23/6/2021 9:28 PM IST

England vs Sri Lanka (ENG vs SL), 1st T20I Preview

The inaugural match of the "Sri Lanka in England, 3 T20I Series, 2021" will be played between England and Sri Lanka (ENG vs SL). The match will be played at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff.

In their last 5 games, Sri Lanka have won 1 games and lost 4. In their last 5 games, England have won 2 games and lost 3.

England and Sri Lanka have played 5 matches in the series, with England winning 2 games.

Both teams last played against each other in the 2nd Test of the England in Sri Lanka, 2 Test Series, 2021 where Joe Root was the Man of the Match and England beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets. Joe Root scored the highest fantasy points for England with 276 match fantasy points while Lasith Embuldeniya topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Sri Lanka with 229 match fantasy points.

Pitch Report/Condition

The pitch at the Sophia Gardens, Cardiff is a balanced pitch. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches is 163 runs. The team batting first at this venue has won 80% of its matches. So the team winning the toss will look to bat first here.

Pacers have been very successful at this Venue. They have earned 73% of the total bowling fantasy points at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team.

Head to Head

In the 9 matches played between these 2 teams, England have won 5 matches and Sri Lanka have won 4 matches. England Batsmans have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while Bowlers have earned the most fantasy points for Sri Lanka.