SL vs Eng: Joe Root led England will take on Sri Lanka in the 1st test of the two-game series at Galle. Both the teams will be seen once again playing test match after 25 long months. The last series between the two in Sri Lanka was played back in 2018 where England dominated and scrapped Sri Lanka.
The spin dominating surface will annoy the Englishmen who have just got one day practice time. Also, Sri Lanka has a strong record at Galle having won 18 out of 32 test games.
Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test Match Preview, Playing 11, Fantasy Tips:
Match: Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test Match.
Day / Date: Thursday, January 14, 2021.
Time: 10:00am Local Time, 04:30am UK Time.
Venue: Galle International Stadium, Galle.
Pitch Report from Galle International Stadium for the 1st Test Match:
The 1st test will be surrounded by the rain as shown in the forecast. The surface will be spin-friendly and the spinners will surely be benefitted. First, two days are considered best for batting before the spinner take over the charge.
While there are chances of rain but the temperature and humidity will be high.
Where to watch the 1st Test Match between Sri Lanka and England:
There is no such broadcasting information of the match for Indian users while if the game is broadcasted then it will be in Sony Networks Limited.
Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test Probable Playing 11:
Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dinesh Chandimal, Dilruwan Perera, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal.
Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews,Lasith Embuldeniya, Oshada Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Suranga Lakmal, Dinesh Chandimal, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan.
Joe Root (Captain), Keaton Jennings, Dominic Sibley, Zak Crawley, Joe Denly, Ben Stokes, Sam Curran, Chris Woakes, Ollie Pope, Jos Buttler, Ben Foakes, Stuart Broad, Jack Leach, Matthew Parkinson, Saqib Mahmood, Dominic Bess.
Sri Lanka vs England 1st Test Dream11 Fantasy Tips:
Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Perera, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler (wk), Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dom Bess, James Anderson, Mark Wood, Suranga Lakmal.
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