Even after losing the ODI series, host Sri Lanka came back strong in the 5th ODI to beat the visitors by whopping 219 runs. And now, the Islanders will focus on one-off T20I, hoping to carry the new-found momentum. It will be first and last chance for the hosts to bounce back and give home crowd something to cheer in the only T20I. For the hosts, the only good thing that happened in the last game was their batsmen returned back to form. However, their bowling department is still a great concern.
England, in the last game, rested their captain Eoin Morgan, which proved to be disastrous decision. However, now, coming to the shortest format of the game, England have been doing good in this format. They overall have a balanced team, but if they want to end the tour on a winning note, visitors can’t take the hosts lightly, they can come hard anytime. Here are the probable dream XI prediction for Sri Lanka and England for one-off T20I:
FPJ’s dream XI prediction: Jos Buttler, Eoin Morgan, Jason Roy, Kamindu Mendis, Moeen Ali, Ben Stokes, Thisara Perera, Liam Plunkett, Lasith Malinga and Akila Dhananjaya.
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