MOUNT MAUNGANUI, NEW ZEALAND - JANUARY 05: Thisara Perera of Sri Lanka celebrates his century during game two in the One Day International series between New Zealand and Sri Lanka at Bay Oval on January 05, 2019 in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand. (Photo by Phil Walter/Getty Images)

Scotland vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Match Prediction.

Thisara Perera Sri Lanka will secure horns with Scotland in the first of the two-coordinate ODI arrangement on Saturday. For the guests. this ought to be a piece of World Cup arrangement as far as getting acclimatized to the conditions. Match Prediction They are in urgent need of some certainty in the wake of being pounded in the 50-over organization over the most recent few years. Scotland, then again, excruciatingly lost to Afghanistan by 2 runs by means of DLS strategy a week ago. Dimuth Karunaratne, the Sri Lanka captain. Will look become accustomed to the captaincy job in this arrangement and furthermore get some ODI batting added to his repertoire having played. the last universal amusement in 2015. As far as driving the group. His certainty must be high as can be as Sri Lanka vanquished South Africa in the two-coordinate. Test arrangement 2-0 prior this year. In any case, his colleagues ought to likewise venture up and stretch out beyond the super occasion. For Scotland, it is only another chance to improve. They crushed Sri Lanka last time the two groups looked in 2017 but in a training match in front of the Champions Trophy. Any semblance of Kyle Coetzer, Calum MacLeod and Matthew Cross are in great structure and will assume a key job if Scotland are to set up a battle.

Pitch Condition

The normal score at the Grange Cricket Club in Edinburgh in the last five ODIs. In 290 and the pattern may proceed for this amusement too. In spite of the fact that the overcast conditions will prompt the. New ball moving a considerable amount right off the bat in the innings. The group winning the hurl is relied upon to bowl first.  

Weather Conditions

Rain is in the forecast in Edinburgh on Saturday. There might be a delayed start to the match and a washout is also on the cards with 40% chances of rain in the evening. The temperature will hover around 10-12  Degrees Celsius.

Team Combinations


Scotland have been dealt with an injury blow to Richie Berrington. Who suffered a fracture to his finger and is ruled out of the action for the next four weeks. Dylan Budge has been recalled to the squad. But Michael Leask. Being an experienced player, is expected to come into the playing XI. The rest of the side might be the same which lost to Afghanistan last week due to rain interruption. Probable XI: Matthew Cross (wk), Kyle Coetzer (c), Calum MacLeod, Michael Leask/Dylan Budge, George Munsey, Craig Wallace. Tom Sole, Safyaan Sharif, Mark Watt, Alasdair Evans, Bradley Wheal.

Sri Lanka

Dimuth Karunaratne will open the innings alongside either Lahiru Thirimanne or Avishka Fernando. The former might get the nod with the kind of experience he possesses. Kusal Perera and Kusal Mendis will be crucial for Sri Lanka’s cause in the middle-order while the veteran Angelo Mathews finally returns after a long layoff. Isuru Udana and Jeffrey Vandersay are also likely to play. Probable XI: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera (wk). Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana. Lasith Malinga, Jeffrey Vandersay, Suranga Lakmal.

Probable Top Performers ( Match Prediction )

Matthew Cross – Scotland | Kusal Perera – Sri Lanka –  Match Prediction

Broadcast Details

Live Streaming – Cricket Scotland’s official Youtube channel – CricketScotlandTV Match Timings – 15:30 IST; 11:00 local The prediction is for Sri Lanka to win the match and take a 1-0 lead.      
Scotland vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI: Match Prediction :  According  Pitch Condition and  team Strength Sri Lanka will sCore 270-290 Scotland will Score 250 – 270 it can be Predicted that Sri Lanka will WIN  
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