Sri Lanka and Namibia go head-to-head in the first round in group A on Monday evening. This is match 4 of the 2021 T20 World Cup and also the 1st game for each of those sides. Sri Lanka won the World cup in 2014 and currently is ranked tenth. Namibia has not ever qualified for a World Cup in this format and is currently ranked in the 19th position. This match will be played at the Sheik Zayed Stadium at 18:00 local time.As former T20 World Cup Champions, there’ll be a precise level of expectation around the Sri Lanka side. However, they had a turbulent 2021 and are by no means certain to win this match.Namibia has quietly designed a powerful side earlier ahead of the 2021 World Cup. Sri Lanka at their best would most likely be too much, however, this Sri Lanka side is beatable and Namibia can fancy their probabilities.SRI LANKA VS NAMIBIA MATCH TOSS PREDICTIONSri Lanka typically bats 1st during this format and we expect them to try and do a similar thing in this game. We predict that Namibia will choose to bowl 1st if they win the toss.SRI LANKA VS NAMIBIA PITCH REPORTBatters can get good value for their shots on this pitch and also the ball can come back on nicely to the bat. There might rather be a score above one hundred and seventy during this match.WEATHER REPORTThe temperature is going to be dropping however won’t go below thirty-two degrees Celsius on a warm evening in Abu Dhabi.SRI LANKA TEAM NEWS & PLAYING ELEVENSRI LANKA TEAM NEWSTop-order batter and former captain Kusal Perera is the only injury doubt when he injured his hamstring last month. We expect him to be fit enough to take his place opening during this match. IPL players Wanindu Hasaranga and Dushmantha Chameera left the competition early to organize for the T20 World Cup and will be freshSRI LANKA KEY PLAYERSKusal Perera- the aggressive left-handed opener has typically carried this team over the last twelve months. Freed of the captaincy we expect to see some massive scores.Wanindu Hasaranga- the bowling expert has taken to any or all formats of international cricket swimmingly over recent years. He’s a wicket-taking bowler who conjointly keeps the run-rate down.Dushmantha Chameera- the quick bowler has taken thirty-one wickets in the IT20s and has been dismissing batters in the prolusion games.SL TEAM FORMSri Lanka was crushed 3-0 against South Africa last month however have picked up some strong ends up in the warm-up fixtures.SRI LANKA FORETOLD PLAYING ELEVENSRI LANKA SQUAD:
Dhananjaya de Silva
NAMIBIA TEAM NEWS & ENJOYING ELEVENNAMIBIA TEAM NEWSDespite getting a squad with some players who could also be playing in their final T20 World Cup, Namibia doesn’t have any vital injury worries to scupper their preparations for this match. We expect the side to be a mixture of knowledgeable and young players.NAMIBIA KEY PLAYERSGerhard Erasmus- the captain may be a very reliable presence in the card for Namibia. He’s presumably to anchor the innings with alternative batters playing sharply around him.Craig Williams- The top-order batter has been in wonderful form with the bat since Namibia arrived in the region. He has hit five half-centuries in the IT20s.Jan Frylinck- the left-arm pace bowler took 6-24 in an exceeding prolusion game at the start of the month. Once he gets on a roll, it’s nearly not possible to halt.NAMIBIA TEAM FORMThe Namibians have looked very strong in the warm-up fixtures for the T20 World Cup. However, they have never been tested in an exceedingly T20 World Cup fixture against strong opposition.NAMIBIA SQUAD:
Michael Van Lingen
Michiel du Preez
Pikky Ya France
SRI LANKA VS NAMIBIA TEAM FORM IN LAST 5 MATCHESSRI LANKA: L L L W W
NAMIBIA: L W W W L
SRI LANKA VS NAMIBIA HEAD-TO-HEADThis is the first time that the teams have met one another in any format.Case 1: If Sri Lanka 1stFirst Innings score prediction: Sri Lanka can score 160-170
Result prediction: Sri Lanka can win the match by 20-30 runsCase 2: If the Namibia bat 1stFirst Innings score prediction: Namibia can score 120-130
RESULT PREDICTION: SRI LANKA CAN WIN THE MATCH BY SEVEN WICKETS.
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