WI vs SL, 2021 T20 World Cup prediction: who will win today’s game between West Indies and Sri Lanka ?, Sports News
West Indies and Sri Lanka will face off in Game 35 of the 2021 T20 World Cup, which takes place in the United Arab Emirates. This will be the second match of the day, which will be played shortly after the Australia-Bangladesh meeting of the same group, i.e. Pool A.
Speaking of the campaigns on both sides, Windies as well as Sri Lanka didn’t find the momentum in the Super 12 round. The West Indies led by Kieron Pollard are one of the biggest disappointments of the mega event as they don’t. have won only one victory in three games. As their hitters have failed to adjust to the tough surfaces of the United Arab Emirates, the defending champions and two-time winners from the West Indies are on the verge of being eliminated quickly. They must win their two games, with large margins, and hope for other results to favor them to go to the semi-finals.
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On the other hand, Sri Lanka led by Dasun Shanaka impressed in both warm-up and qualifying matches. Nevertheless, they failed to make it into the main draw. After a strong win over Bangladesh, they had their moments against Australia before being beaten as they lost two very competitive games to South Africa and England, respectively.
The Lankans, however, will not be discouraged as they finally have some exciting talents to build for the future, as well as a good captain.
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Match prediction for West Indies vs Sri Lanka game: Another venue that hasn’t been the safest when it comes to defense of totals is Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. However, there is something for pointers and batsmen as spinners will also come into play with the slow and tricky conditions on offer. Expect a good meeting with an even fight between bat and ball. A 165-170-plus game on the cards with Sri Lanka to start the Windies race?
Head-to-head, the two teams total 7 wins each in 14 face-offs. Lanka holds the advantage in T20 World Championship history, leading 5-2. However, the Windies are 4-1 after the last World Cup. Phew, it’s gonna be a close competition.