We have opted for fantasy cricket teams on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
(Based on last 3 games in Galle)
1st innings avg. score: 487/9
2nd innings avg. score: 359/8
3rd innings avg. score: 243/9
4th innings avg. score: 215/10
Batting 1st: 67%
Batting 2nd: 33%
Spinners picked 69% of the wickets. Meanwhile, two double-tons and eight centuries were registered.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
When these teams last met at the venue, Ramesh Mendis took a five-for in the first innings and a four-for in the second.
In the same match, Dhananjaya de Silva scored 142 runs, including 109 in the first innings.
Prabath Jayasuriya loves bowling in Galle: 46 wickets, including six five-fors in five Tests.
Dimuth Karunaratne (1,803 at 56) and Kusal Mendis (1,104 at 48) have also tasted enormous success at the venue. Between them, they have slammed nine centuries.
Babar Azam has accumulated 572 runs at 64 against Sri Lanka – of which 271 runs at 68 have come in their own backyard.
Imam-ul-Haq collected 525 runs at 53 including a century and three fifties in his last five Tests.
Sarfraz Ahmed has scored 469 runs at 78 in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Ramesh Mendis, Prabath Jayasuriya, Praveen Jayawickrama, Vishwa Fernando, Kasun Rajitha
Pakistan: Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Babar Azam (c), Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Agha Salman, Saud Shakeel, Sarfraz Ahmed, Mohammad Nawaz, Abrar Ahmed, Shaheen Afridi, Naseem Shah