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Road Safety Series semi-final 2: SL-L vs WI-L Fantasy Preview and MPL Top Picks

Match: Sri Lanka Legends vs West Indies Legends (SL-L vs WI-L)

Date: September 29, Thursday, 7:30 PM IST

Venue: Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur

West Indies Legends will take on Sri Lanka Legends in the second semi-final of the Road Safety World Series 2022 at the Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium, Raipur. The team that wins this game will meet the winner of the semi-final 1 in the final.

Sri Lanka Legends finished the league stage at the top of the table, winning four out of five games. They beat Bangladesh Legends comprehensively in their last league game. Batting first, the Lankans posted a big total of 213 on the board, on the back of contributions from Mahela Udawatte (43), Sanath Jayasuriya (37) and Tillakaratne Dilshan (51). In the second innings, Dilshan picked up three wickets as Sri Lanka restricted Bangladesh Legends to 143 to win the game by 70 runs. 

West Indies Legends, on the other hand, finished fourth in the league stage after winning two games and losing one. Two of their fixtures were washed out due to rain. In their last league game, they lost to Australia Legends. West Indies Legends posted 178 on the board in 20 overs on the back of a fifty from Dwayne Smith. Their bowlers failed to defend the total, losing the game by eight wickets. 

Ahead of the second semi-final of the Road Safety World Series 2022, let’s look at the head to head of both the teams, pitch report, weather update, top picks for your MPL fantasy team and more.

Weather update and pitch report for SL-L vs WI-L

The Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Stadium in Raipur is batting friendly. Between pacers and spinners, the latter is likely to get more assistance from the surface. The venue has never hosted an international game but two IPL and eight CLT20 games have been played. Only once the 200-run mark has been crossed.

The weather in Raipur during the game will be pleasant. The temperature will fluctuate between 26 to 30 degrees. No rain is forecast.

West Indies legends team news and predicted XI

Team news – West Indies Legends finished fourth in the league stage after winning two games and losing one. Two of their fixtures were washed out due to rain.

Squad: Brian Lara (C), Danza Hyatt, Devendra Bishoo, Dwayne Smith, Jerome Taylor, Kirk Edwards, Marlon Ian Black, Narsingh Deonarine, Sulieman Benn, Daren Powell, William Perkins, Darion Barthley, Dave Mohammed, and Krishmar Santokie.

Predicted XI: Dwayne Smith, Narsingh Deonarine, Kirk Edwards, Brian Lara (c), Danza Hyatt, William Perkins (wk), Sulieman Benn, Devendra Bishoo, Krishmar Santokie, Daren Powell, and Navin Stewart.

Sri Lanka Legends team news and predicted XI

Team news: Sri Lanka Legends finished the league stage at the top of the table, winning four out of five games.

Squad: Sanath Jayasuriya, Tillakaratne Dilshan (c), Upul Tharanga (w), Chamara Kapugedera, Chamara Silva, Thisara Perera, Chaturanga de Silva, Kaushalya Weeraratne, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Kulasekara, Chaminda Vaas, Dhammika Prasad, Dilruwan Perera, Mahela Udawatte, Chinthaka Jayasinghe, Jeevan Mendis, Ishan Jayaratne, Dilshan Munaweera, Asela Gunaratne

Predicted XI: Dilshan Munaweera, Tillakaratne Dilshan (c), Upul Tharanga (w), Chaturanga de Silva, Asela Gunaratne, Isuru Udana, Nuwan Kulasekara, Chamara Silva, Ishan Jayaratne, Jeevan Mendis, Chaminda Vaas

Head to head record

Sri Lanka Legends and West Indies Legends played one game against each other in the league stage, which was won by the latter.

Five players to watch out for

Here we list five players you must pick in your MPL fantasy XI for SL-L vs WI-L

Tillakaratne Dilshan – batsman, Sri Lanka Legends

Tillakaratne Dilshan is the leading run-scorer for Sri Lanka Legends this season. He has scored 174 runs in four matches at an average of 43.5 and a strike rate of 159.63. Dilshan has scored a fifty each in the last two games and will be eyeing another match-winning knock in the semi-final. The former Sri Lanka international played 80 T20Is, in which he scored 1889 runs at an average of 28.19 and strike rate of 120.54.

Dilshan Munaweera – batsman, Sri Lanka Legends

In three matches, Dilshan Munaweera has scored 145 runs at an average of 72.5 and a strike rate of 111.53. In the first game of the tournament, the opener scored unbeaten 95 off 63 balls laced with 10 boundaries and two maximums. Dilshan played two ODI and 13 T20Is for Sri Lanka between 2012 and 2017.

Sanath Jayasuriya – bowler, Sri Lanka legends

Sanath Jayasuriya has managed just 37 runs in three matches at a strike rate of 148. But with the ball, he is the second-highest wicket-taker for the team with five wickets at an average of 6.2, an economy of 3.87. Jayasuriya played 110 Tests, 445 ODIs and 31 T20Is.

Dwayne Smith – batsman, West Indies Legends

Dwayne Smith is the leading run-scorer for West Indies in the tournament with 189 runs in three matches at an average of 63 and a strike rate of 161.53. He has hit a half century in each of the three matches.

Krishmar Santokie – bowler, West Indies Legends

Krishmar Santokie is the leading wicket-taker for West Indies Legends with five wickets in three matches at an average of 13.8. He has bowled at an economy of 7.96.

MPL fantasy XI – SL-L vs WI-L

SL-L vs WI-L – where and what time to watch the match live in India 

The Sri Lanka Legends vs West Indies Legends game of the Road Safety World Series 2022 will be televised live on Colors Cineplex. You can also watch the game on the Voot app. The match will begin at 7.30 PM IST on September 29.

Check out our detailed guide on fantasy cricket for more tips and tricks. https://www.mpl.live/blog/todays-match-prediction/ 

Note: The players recommended here need not be a part of the Playing 11 on game day. Users are advised to do their own research also and follow official sources and create their teams. 

Umaima Saeed
A writer who primarily writes on cricket. As of 2021, she has covered cricket for more than a dozen publications.

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