Match 35: Sri Lanka vs West Indies, Abu Dhabi
Fantasy XI: Kusal Perera, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Evin Lewis, Charith Asalanka, Dwayne Bravo, Jason Holder, Wanindu Hasaranga, Roston Chase, Dushmantha Chameera, Akeal Hosein, Maheesh Theekshana
The new No. 1-ranked T20I bowler has accumulated more fantasy points than anyone in this tournament. He is the leading wicket taker with 14 wickets in seven outings and made significant contributions with the bat, too, in a couple of games.
The highest fantasy points accumulator in the last game for his 22 for 1 and an unbeaten 5-ball 15, he has taken nine wickets in four games in Abu Dhabi.
He has scored 159 runs in five outings against West Indies in T20Is at a strike rate of 152. 88.
In a tournament where most of the players have struggled to accelerate in the middle overs, he has scored 119 runs at a strike rate of 148.75 and an average of 59.50.
Nobody has hit more sixes – 37 in 16 games – than Evin Lewis in T20Is this year.
Nobody has scored more in this tournament against spin than Asalanka’s 94 runs in just 60 balls.
He is the leading wicket-taker for West Indies against Sri Lanka with 14 wickets in 11 innings.
He was the leading run-scorer in CPL 2021 with 446 runs in 12 games and has carried that form into the World Cup, scoring a crucial 39 in the last game.
He is the second leading wicket taker for Sri Lanka this year with 21 wickets in 19 games
Among all the West Indies players, he has accumulated the most fantasy points in this tournament
He bowled well in the last game, against England, taking 4-0-13-0. Expect him to be amongst the wickets in this match.