SL vs ZIM (Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe), 1st ODI - Match Information
Match: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 1st ODI
Date: 16th January 2022
Time: 02:30 PM IST
Venue: Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy
SL vs ZIM (Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe), 1st ODI Preview
Sri Lanka will be up against the Zimbabwe in the 1st match of the Zimbabwe in Sri Lanka, 3 ODI Series, 2022 at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy.
In their last 4 games, Zimbabwe have won 1 games and lost 3. In their last 5 games, Sri Lanka have won 3 games and lost 2.
Both teams last played against each other in the Match 4 of the Bangladesh Tri-Nation Series, 2018 where Thisara Perera scored the highest fantasy points for Sri Lanka with 156 match fantasy points while Blessing Muzarabani topped the fantasy points leaderboard for Zimbabwe with 79 match fantasy points.
SL vs ZIM, Pitch Report and Conditions
The pitch at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium, Kandy will allow for good stroke play and the batters will find it easy to bat on the surface. The surface will not allow a lot of assistance to the bowlers and wicket taking is going to be difficult. The average 1st innings score at this venue in the last 5 matches is 280 runs.
Pacers have been very successful at this venue. They have earned 66% of the total bowling fantasy points at this venue. We would suggest that you pick as many pace bowlers as possible in your team.
SL vs ZIM, Head to Head
In the 57 matches played between these 2 teams, Sri Lanka have won 44 matches and Zimbabwe have won 11 matches. Zimbabwe do not have a good record against Sri Lanka. We expect the trend to continue. Sri Lanka All-Rounders have earned the most fantasy points for their team, while Batsmans have earned the most fantasy points for Zimbabwe.
SL vs ZIM MyTeam11 Team Today
Wicket-Keeper: R. Chakabva
Batters: C. Asalanka, C. Ervine and K. Mendis
All-Rounders: C. Karunaratne, S. Williams and W. Madhevere
Bowlers: B. Muzarabani, L. Jongwe, M. Theekshana and N. Pradeep
Captain: M. Theekshana
Vice-Captain: S. Williams