The ICC World Cup Qualifiers group stage is coming to an end and we are just one match behind on finding out the teams who will be part of the Super Six stage. On Tuesday, the table toppers of Group B, Sri Lanka and Scotland, will be coming face to face at Queens Sports Club. Both teams had a great tournament and both teams are just one step away from registering their place in the Super Six.
Sri Lanka has gone through many ups and downs in international cricket in recent times but considering their performance in the ICC World Cup Qualifiers, they are one team that we might see in the final game.The top bookmakers in India have World Cup qualifiers odds with them on their platforms.
Scotland has stunned everyone with their three consecutive wins in Group B fixtures. Their real test of talent will be against Sri Lanka on Tuesday.
We Predict a close contest between the two but Sri Lanka will end up as the winners on Tuesday against Scotland
The betting tip is...
Wanidu Hasaranga to pick three wickets.
Sri Lanka is leading the charts in Group B with three wins and a net run rate of +3.649. They defeated Ireland in their previous fixture and ended their last hope to qualify for the ICC World Cup. Dimuth Karunaratne scored 103 runs on 103 balls at a strike rate of 100. He was the leading scorer followed by Sadeera Samarawickrama who scored 82 on 86 balls at a strike rate of 95.35. Wanindu Hasaranga packed up his third 5-wicket hall in 10 overs at an economy of 7.90. Sri Lanka will be confident enough to face Scotland for their last game of the group stage.
Sri Lanka has the winning combination right now and they won’t be doing any changes to the team.
Predicted Lineup: Pathum Nissanka, Lahiru Kumara, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kasun Rajitha, Maheesh Theekshana, Dasun Shanaka, Charith Asalanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Dimuth Karunaratne, Wanidu Hasaranga
Scotland has surprised everyone in the tournament by scoring its third consecutive victory at the group stage. They have defeated Oman, UAE and Ireland and currently, the team is in the second spot in the Group B point table with a net run rate of +1.267. Their real test of skills will be against Sri Lanka but at the same time, the Scottish team will be high on confidence while facing the Group B giants.
The Scottish players are in good form and the skipper Richie Berrington will have the best players available to face Sri Lanka.
Predicted Lineup: Tom Mackintosh, Chris Greaves, Richie Berrington, Matthew Cross, Chris Sole, Adrian Neill, Mark Watt, Safyaan Sharif, Christopher McBride, Brandon McMullen, Michael Leask
Both teams will be satisfied with their respective performance in the tournament and happy to see themselves moving on to the next round. We predict a close contest between the two but Sri Lanka will end up as the winners on Tuesday against Scotland.