We have opted for a fantasy cricket team on basis of probable XIs, recent performances, overall impact, and credit points.
Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Vishmi Gunaratne, Harshitha Samarawickrama, Nilakshi de Silva, Hasini Perera, Kavisha Dilhari, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Oshadi Ranasinghe, Inoka Ranaweera, Udeshika Prabodhani, Kawya Kavindi
Bangladesh: Shamima Sultana, Rubya Haider, Sobhana Mostary, Nigar Sultana (c & wk), Ritu Moni, Murshida Khatun, Nahida Akter, Sultana Khatun, Fahima Khatun, Rabeya Khan, Jahanara Alam/Fariha Trisna
Venue: Sinhalese Sports Club, Colombo
(Based on the last three games)
1st innings average score: 129
2nd innings average score: 119
Wickets per innings: 6
Batting 1st: 33%
Batting 2nd: 67%
Spinners took 54% of the wickets. 33% of the wickets fell in the powerplay.
Fantasy Tips of The Day
Oshadi Ranasinghe has never gone wicketless against Bangladesh in the format, overall bagging eight wickets and generating an average of 40 points per game.
Jahanara Alam is the leading wicket-taker (eight) against Sri Lanka. Moreover, 80% of her wickets have come bowling first.
Inoka Ranaweera has taken 15 wickets in her last 10 T20Is – of which five have come in three outings versus Bangladesh.
Chamari Athapaththu has impressive numbers against Bangladesh: 206 runs including 32 boundaries and 10 wickets – the most by a Sri Lankan.
Nigar Sultana (198 runs and two dismissals) and Nilakshi de Silva (89 runs and three catches) featured in the Best11 in four of their last five T20Is.
Sultana Khatun has played only two white-ball matches at the Sinhalese Cricket Club, picking a wicket in both outings. She got rid of Harshitha Samarawickrama and Chamari Athapaththu.
Since 2022, Murshida Khatun has collected 389 runs at 23, including three half-centuries.