Sri Lanka Vs West Indies (Test Match): Preview

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 | 0

Sri Lanka Vs West Indies – preview

Sri Lanka Vs West Indies

Match Information –

Match of – Sri Lanka VS West Indies

Type – test match

Tour – West Indies tour of Sri Lanka

Date –

  • Start – 22nd October
  • End – 26th October

Time – 4:30 GMT

Venue – P Sara Oval

Place – Colombo


Head to Head –

Matches Played – 15

West Indies – 3

Sri Lanka – 6

Tie/ Abandon – 6

Sri Lanka won the first test of the series by an innings and 6 runs.


Possible Lineup –

The possible lineup for this match may be –

West Indies –

Jason Holder(c), Devendra Bishoo, Carlos Brathwaite, Rajendra Chandrika, Shane Dowrich, Jomel Warrican, Jerome Taylor, Kemar Roach, Kraigg Brathwaite, Denesh Ramdin(w), Shai Hope, Darren Bravo, Marlon Samuels, Jermaine Blackwood, Shannon Gabriel

Sri Lanka –

Angelo Mathews(c), Milinda Siriwardana, Kusal Perera, Rangana Herath, T Kaushal, Nuwan Pradeep, Kaushal Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dinesh Chandimal(w), Suranga Lakmal, Kusal Mendis, Dilruwan Perera, Dushmantha Chameera


Preview –

West Indies is having the toughest time in their history and that goes not only for ODI but also for test. They are already missing out Champions trophy because they could not hold position within top 8 ODI team and that has affected their test performance as well. They lost the first test without even putting up a fight and they are looking to bounce back in the 2nd test which is looking extremely difficult for them.

The favorite for this match is the home team Sri Lanka. They already showed that they are improving after most of the senior players left the team and they were found struggling. With their added home advantage and home supporters they are formidable team against any other team of the world but right now they just need to get better as a team and that is exactly what they are doing. They will be hoping for another win in this match as well.

Prediction –

We predict that Sri Lanka will win this match.

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