The 7th game of the 2019 West Indies U19 Tri-nation series will be played between England U19 and Sri Lanka U19 at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua.
The match starts at 06:30 PM IST (01:00 PM GMT) (09:00 AM Local).
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The caravan of the 2019 West Indies U19 Tri-nation series is starting to approach its business end and the seventh game will see England lock horns with Sri Lanka in what is a pretty important game for the former. Having won their opening two games, Sri Lanka U19 have dominated the proceedings thus far and is at the top of the table. England, on the other hand, has had a mixed tournament so far, having won two and lost two.
Their last defeat came against Sri Lanka after they failed to chase down 143. They, however, redeemed themselves with a five-wicket win over the hosts West Indies U19 and will hope to avenge the defeat that they suffered at the hands of the island nation, early-on in the tournament.
According to the weather report, the temperatures will fluctuate between 25 and 28 degrees Celsius and the humidity is expected to hover around 75℅.
The caravan of the tri-series has now moved to Coolidge Cricket Ground and it will be interesting to see whether it offers the same help to the bowlers as the one in North Sound.
Average 1st inning score: NA
Record of chasing teams: NA
Injury and Availability News:
(Will be shared once it is updated)
Probable Playing XIs:
Ben Charlesworth, Jordan Cox (WK), Tom Clark, Lewis Goldsworthy, George Hill (C), Dan Mousley, Joe Evison, Blake Cullen, Kasey Aldridge, Scott Currie, Hamidullah Qadri, Harry Duke/George Balderson
Bench – George Balderson/Harry Duke, Jack Haynes, Luke Hollman, Sam Young
Sri Lanka Under-19s:
Navod Paranavithana, Chamindu Wickramasinghe, Kamil Mishara (WK), Ahan Wickramasinghe, Ravindu Rasantha, Nipun Dananjaya (C), Sonal Dinusha, Sudeera Thilakaratne, Amshi de Silva, Ashen Daniel, Kavindu Nadeeshan.
Bench – Naveen Fernando, Chamindu Wijesinghe, Lakshan Gamage, Yasiru Rodrigo
England U19- England’s top-3- Ben Charlesworth , Jordan Cox  and Tom Clark - will be their batting spearheads while Kasey Aldridge [5-18 vs WI U19; 12 wickets], Ben Cullen [1-25] and Lewis Goldsworthy [2-32] will lead the bowling.
Sri Lanka U19- Ahan Wickramasinghe  and Kamil Mishara  were the leading run-scorers in the last game against England U19. As far as bowling is concerned, Kavindu Nadeeshan [6 wickets at 8.33] and Amshi de Silva [3 wickets at 17.00] will lead the bowling.
Captain and Vice-Captain Selection:
Captain – Kasey Aldridge, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Nipun Dhananjaya
Vice-Captain – Tom Clark, Jordan Cox, Ahan Wickramasinghe
Suggested Playing XI for Head to Head/Small Leagues:
Keeper – Jordan Cox
Batsmen – Ben Charlesworth, Tom Clark, Nipun Dananjaya, Ahan Wickramasinghe (VC)
All-Rounders – Kasey Aldridge (C), Joe Evison
Bowlers – Blake Cullen, George Balderson, Kavindu Nadeeshan, Amshi de Silva
Suggested Playing XI for Grand Leagues/Mega Leagues:
Keeper – Kamil Mishara
Batsmen – Ben Charlesworth, Dan Mousley, Nipun Dananjaya (VC), Sonal Dinusha, Ahan Wickramasinghe
All-Rounders – Kasey Aldridge, Joe Evison
Bowlers – Hamidullah Qadri, Blake Cullen, Kavindu Nadeeshan (C)
The bowlers have ruled the roost in the tournament thus far. Hence, opting for the likes of Kasey Aldridge or Kavindu Nadeeshan as C or VC could be worth a punt.
Sri Lanka U19 are expected to win.
*Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.
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