ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020: Match 17, Group B, Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh: Dream11 Fantasy Cricket Tips – Playing XI, Pitch Report & Injury Update

Chamari Athapaththu is the leading run-scorer for Sri Lanka with 124 runs in three games for her side.


Chamari Athapaththu
Chamari Athapaththu of Sri Lanka. (Photo by Harry Trump-IDI/IDI via Getty Images)

Match Details:

The 17th match of ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be played between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh at the  Junction Oval in Melbourne.

The match starts at 11:00 AM local time (1:00 AM GMT) (5:30 AM IST). This match will be live on Star Sports 2 and Star Sports 2 HD. Live Streaming will be available on Hotstar.


Preview for Dream11 Fantasy

Bangladesh has not won a single game in the T20 World Cup and is currently on the last position in their group. They have already been knocked out from the tournament. They have a big opportunity to end their campaign with a win. They have players like Murshida Khatun, Nigar Sultana and Salma Khatun, who will look to utilise the last chance by registering a win in their last game.

Sri Lanka Women is the other team to be knocked out from the tournament in Group A. They have nothing to lose as they will have no pressure of qualifying into the semi-final. So Sri Lanka Women are expected to come out with some amazing performances in the upcoming clash. Moreover, they will look to end their campaign on a high note with a win.

Weather Report

The forecast is not encouraging in Melbourne on Monday. It is expected to rain in the lead up to the game. There is no chance of heavens opening up. The temperature will hover around 17-18 Degrees Celsius during the match according to AccuWeather.

Pitch Report

The surface at the Junction Oval has been on the slower side.The spinners will get assitance from the wicket as are expected to get some good turn from trac that will make life of batter difficult, who can’t allow to play a lose stroke in the high voltage game.The team winning the toss should look to bat first in this high pressure encounter even as the spinners are expected to dominate the proceedings.

Average first innings score: 112 (In three T20Is played at the venue in this tournament)

Record of the chasing teams: Won – 1; Lost – 2

Injury & Availability News

(Will be shared when there’s an update)

Probable Playing XIs

Bangladesh Women

Ayasha Rahman, Murshida Khatun, Ritu Moni, Nigar Sultana (wk), Fargana Hoque, Rumana Ahmed, Panna Ghosh, Sobhana Mostary, Salma Khatun (C), Jahanara Alam, Fahima Khatun

Bench: Khadija Tul Kubra, Sanjida Islam, Nahida Akter, Shamima Sultana

Sri Lanka Women

Hasini Perera, Chamari Athapaththu (C), Umesha Thimashini, Harshitha Madavi, Hansima Karunaratne,  Anushka Sanjeewani (WK), Nilakshi de Silva, Shashikala Siriwardene, Sathya Sandeepani, Kavisha Dilhari, Udeshika Prabodhani.

Bench – Dilani Manodara, Achini Kulasuriya, Sugandika Kumari, Ama Kanchana

Top Picks

Chamari Athapaththu is the leading run-scorer for Sri Lanka with 124 runs in three games for her side. She should not be ignored while picking any dream11 team. Harshitha Madavi and Anushka Sanjeewani will be other players, who should not be ignored while picking a fantasy team. Nigar Sultana is another player that can play a vital role in any dream11 fantasy team.

Captain and Vice-Captain Selection

Captain – Chamari Athapaththu, Nigar Sultana, Murshida Khatun

Vice-Captain – Shashikala Siriwardene, Harshitha Madavi

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for Fantasy Cricket

Keeper – Nigar Sultana (VC), Anushka Sanjeewani

Batters – Fargana Hoque, Murshida Khatun, Harshitha Madavi

All-Rounders- Chamari Athapaththu (C), Shashikala Siriwardene, Kavisha Dilhari

Bowlers- Panna Ghosh, Salma Khatun, Udeshika Prabodhani


Suggested Playing XI No.2 for Fantasy Cricket

Keeper – Nigar Sultana, Anushka Sanjeewani

Batters – Fargana Hoque, Murshida Khatun (VC), Hasini Perera

All-Rounders- Chamari Athapaththu, Shashikala Siriwardene (C), Umesha Thimashini

Bowlers- Panna Ghosh, Fahima Khatun, Udeshika Prabodhani

Expert Advice

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have been knocked out from the tournament and they might opt for some surprising changes in their final game of T20 World Cup. Shashikala Siriwardene can also turn out to be a surprise pick.

User Tips: The user can go with a combination of two wicketkeepers, three batters, three all-rounders and three bowlers.

Probable Winners

Sri Lanka are expected to win this match comfortably.

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.