SL vs PAK Match Prediction | 2nd T20I | Preview, Team News, Playing 11

Sri Lanka vs Pakistan 2nd T20 Match Preview:

Pakistan suffered a huge set back in what is their preferred format on Saturday. Against a second-string Sri Lankan side, Pakistan succumbed to a huge defeat with the second T20 holding lot of value for either side on Monday. While a series win on the line for the tourists, Dasun Shanaka and his men should be motivated to deal another killer blow although the Pakistan side will be on its toes. Nevertheless, the home side are still the favourites for this game with the world’s top-ranked T20 batsman, Babar Azam turning out for them at the Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore.


Match Details:

Sri Lanka Tour of Pakistan  2019 – 2nd T20

Date: Monday, 7th October 2019

Venue: Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore

Time: 7:00 PM IST


Venue T20 International Numbers:

Total Matches Played: 7

Batting First Won: 4

Batting Second Won: 3

Tied: 0

Avg. 1st Inning Score: 178

Highest Score: Pakistan 197/5

Lowest Score: Pakistan 101/10


Head to Head (Last 5 Matches):

Sri Lanka: 1

Pakistan: 4

Tied: 0


Pitch Report:

Lahore did produce a competitive wicket in the previous game and should be no different on Monday. While the powerplay overs are going to be crucial for either side, the spinners should get some turn as the game progresses. Chasing is still the preferred option with 160-170 being par on this surface.


Weather Report:

The weather forecast is promising with little or no chance of rain playing spoilsport.


SL vs PAK Team News:

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SL vs PAK Full Squads:

Sri Lanka Squad:

Dasun Shanaka (C), Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Danushka Gunathilaka, Shehan Jayasuriya, Angelo Perera, Lahiru Madushanka, Isuru Udana, Sadeera Samawickrama, Minod Bhanuka, Wanidu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Nuwan Pradeep, Kasun Rajitha and Lahiru Kumara

Pakistan Squad:

Sarfaraz Ahmed (C), Babar Azam, Ahmed Shahzad, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Asif Ali, Umar Akmal, Imad Wasim, Mohd Nawaz, Shadab Khan, Iftikhar Ahmed, Faheem Ashraf, Mohd Amir, Mohd Hasnain, Usman Shinwari and Wahab Riaz


SL vs PAK Playing 11 (Expected):

Sri Lanka Playing 11:

Isuru Udana, Nuwan Pradeep, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Shehan Jayasuriya, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Minod Bhanuka (wk), Kasun Rajitha, Wanindu Hasaranga, Avishka Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan

Pakistan Playing 11:

Sarfaraz Ahmed (c & wk), Ahmed Shehzad, Mohammad Amir, Umar Akmal, Babar Azam, Asif Ali, Imad Wasim, Iftikhar Ahmed, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Mohammad Hasnain