SL vs ZIM 3rd T20I Dream11 Prediction, Pitch Report, Player Stats, H2H, Captain & Vice-captain, Fantasy Cricket Tips and More

In this article, we are going to discuss all about the SL vs ZIM 3rd T20I Dream11 Prediction Team and the probable chances of which team will win. We’ll also discuss the pitch report for this stadium and will also look at the best captain and vice-captain choices for the Dream11 Fantasy Team.

Sri Lanka will be squaring off against Zimbabwe in the last and final T20I of the three-match series at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The first T20 between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe was a thrilling contest where the result went in the favor of Sri Lanka on the last ball of the match. 

In the second T20l, Sri Lanka were asked to bat first and the home side posted an excellent score of 173 after the hosts were reduced to 27 for 4. The duo Charith Asalanka (69-run) and Angelo Mathews (66*) made a brilliant recovery and added 118 for the 5th wicket to take their side out of early trouble. Blessing Muzarabani and Luke Jongwe took two wickets for Zimbabwe.

In reply, Zimbabwe chased down the target with 4 wickets remaining and leveled the series 1-1. Luke Jongwe is the player of the match for his outstanding knock of 25 runs off 12 balls and his 2 wickets. Earlier, Zimbabwe lost Tinashe Kamunhukamwe early in the innings but Craig Ervine and Brian Bennett added 74 for the second wicket and set the base for the chase. Now, let’s see what happens in the last series decider match. Who won this match?

SL vs ZIM Match Details

  • Match: Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe, 3rd T20I, Zimbabwe tour of Sri Lanka
  • Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Khettarama, Colombo
  • Date & Time: 18 Jan 2024, Thu, 7:00 PM IST 
  • Live Broadcast and Streaming: Sony Sports Network and SonyLIV and FanCode
  • Injured Players: No one 

R. Premadasa Stadium Pitch Report

The pitch at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo typically favors bowlers, especially to spinners and slow bowlers. The pitch will offer turn and grip. So batting is expected to be challenging on this surface and the batters will need to spend some time. The average first-innings score of 134 indicates the slowness of the wicket in Colombo. Similar things can be expected in the third T20I. Hence, the team that wins the toss should bat second. Also Read: R. Premadasa Cricket Stadium Colombo Boundary Length and Seating Capacity

Colombo Weather Report 

Clear skies with less chances of rainfall.

SL vs Zim: Head-to-Head Records 

Sri Lanka have taken a 4-1 lead in the head-to-head record against Zimbabwe in T20Is.

In Last Five Matches :-

  • Zimbabwe won by 4 wickets with 1 balls remaining (16-Jan-2024)
  • Sri Lanka won by 3 wickets with 0 balls remaining (14-Jan-2024) 
  • Sri Lanka won by 82 runs (18-Sep-2012)
  • Sri Lanka won by 14 runs (D/L method)(03-May-2010)
  • Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets with 6 balls remaining (10-Oct-2008)

SL vs Zim Dream11 Prediction: Player Stats 

  • Batters To Watch (Recent stats)
  1. Charith Asalanka, SL
    • 9 Matches  255 Runs  28.33 Avg  138.58 SR
  2. Sikandar Raza, ZIM
    • 8 Matches 388 Runs 55.43 Avg 155.82 SR
  • Bowlers To Watch (Recent stats)
  1. Wanindu Hasaranga, SL
    • 9 Matches 10 Wkts 8.09 Econ 20.40 SR
  2. Richard Ngarava, ZIM
    • 10 Matches 19 Wkts 6.27 Econ 11.89 SR

SL vs Zim 3rd T20I Dream11 Prediction Team for Today’s Match

  • Wicket-keepers: K Mendis, S  Samarawickrama
  • Batters: C Ervine, C Asalanka, D Shanaka 
  • All-rounders: S Raza, W Hasaranga, Sean Williamson, A Mathews 
  • Bowler: M Theekshana, R Ngarava
SL vs Zim 3rd T20I Dream11 Prediction Team for Today's Match

Dream11 Captain & Vice-Captain Best Choice

Captain: S Raza
Vice-captain: W Hasaranga

Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe: Probable Playing 11

Sri Lanka (SL): Pathum Nissanka, K Mendis (wk), K Perera, S Samarawickrama, C Asalanka, A Mathews, W Hasaranga (C), D Shanaka, D Chameera, M Theekshana, N Thushara

Zimbabwe (ZIM): TS Kamunhukamwe, CR Ervine, SC Williams, Sikandar Raza (C), RP Burl, Brian Bennett, LM Jongwe, Clive Madande (wk), WP Masakadza, R Ngarava, B Muzarabani

SL vs Zim Match Prediction: Who Will Win today’s match?

After analyzing the recent performances and head-to-head records, it will be tough for Zimbabwe to beat Sri Lanka in their own conditions. So we predict a win for Sri Lanka in the third game.

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