After beating Sri Lanka by four wickets in the first match, Pakistan will take on Sri Lanka in the second and final Test of the series at the Galle International Stadium from Sunday, July 24. The match will kick start from 10 AM IST.
In the first match, the Babar Azam-led side bundled out Sri Lanka for 222 runs before getting all-out for 218 runs themselves. In the second innings Dinesh Chandimal and Kusal Mendis scored 94 and 76 runs each as the hosts set a 342-run target for the visitors. A second innings century from Abdullah Shafique and yet another fifty from Babar saw Pakistan win the match by four wickets. With the win, Pakistan have pipped Sri Lanka and India to occupy the third spot in the Latest World Test Championship (WTC) standings. As we gear up for the 2nd Test, I have brought to you the best three betting tips from the SL vs PAK 2nd Test head-to-head encounter.
Dinesh Chandimal, Babar Azam and Angelo Mathews are my top two player betting tips for the SL vs PAK 2nd Test. Have a look at it for reaping the best returns.
Sri Lanka batter Dinesh Chandimal top-scored for his team in the first innings by scoring 76 runs off 115 balls. The innings helped Sri Lanka post 222 runs. In the second innings, he chipped in with another 94 runs to help the island nation post a 342-run target for Pakistan. The 32-year-old was top-scorer for his team in the second innings as well. The right-hander has been in tremendous form in the last few months. He scored unbeaten 206 runs in the second Test against Sri Lanka as the hosts won by an innings and 39 runs to level the series 1-1. In the two Test series against Bangladesh in May. Chandimal scored a total of 229 runs at an average of 114.50. The 124-run knock came during the second Test match in Mirpur. The Balapitiya-born cricketer has scored 4835 runs in 69 Test matches at an average of 43.16. In the 12 Test matches against Pakistan, he has scored 823 runs at an average of 43.31. At the Galle International Cricket Stadium, the star batter has played 16 matches and scored 1278 runs at an average of 55.56. In-form Dinesh Chandimal has all the chances in the world to score over 29.5 runs in the first innings of the second SL vs PAK Test. If you feel the same, head over to 1XBET and grab the odds of 1.87 for Dinesh Chandimal to score over 29.5 runs in first innings from the SL vs PAK 2nd Test head-to-head encounter.
Pakistan captain Babar Azam scored a hundred and a fifty respectively in the two innings of the first Test. The batsman can do no wrong at the moment and he has scores of 55, 119, 55, 67 and 196 in his last five Test innings. The 27-year-old is the fourth ranked Test batter in the world. The Lahore-born star has scores of 55, 119, 100*, 60 and 102* in his last five Test innings against Sri Lanka. Overall, he has scored 475 runs in five matches at an average of 67.85. The previous match was Babar's first match at the Galle International Cricket Stadium and after scoring 174 runs at an average of 87, it's very clear that he must have developed a liking for the venue. In his 41-match Test career, Babar Azam has scored 3025 runs at an average of 47.26. He has seven hundreds and 22 fifties to his name in the format. Scoring over 35.5 runs should not be difficult for the prolific batter. If you feel the same, head over to 1XBET and grab the odds of 1.87 for Babar Azam to score over 35.5 runs in first innings from the SL vs PAK 2nd Test head-to-head encounter.
35-year-old Angelo Mathews will look to score high in his landmark 100th Test match for Sri Lanka. The right-hander has played 99 Tests till date and scored 6876 runs at an average of 45.23. The last few months have seen the Colombo-born bat beautifully in the longest format of the game. He scored 199 runs in the first innings of the Chattogram Test against Bangladesh in May. In the following Test, the right-hander scored 145* unbeaten in the first innings for his team. A crucial fifty after recovering from Covid-19 in the second Test against Australia in early July also features in the list. The senior player has played a total of 20 Test matches against Pakistan and scored 1381 runs at an average of 51.14. In Galle, he has scored 1659 runs in 25 matches at an average of 44.83. Angelo Mathews might have scored 0 and 9 runs in the first Test, but he is expected to bounce back in all likelihood. If you feel the same, head over to Pari Match and grab the odds of 1.87 for Angelo Mathews to score over 30.5 runs from the SL vs PAK 2nd Test head-to-head encounter.
Dinesh Chandimal to score over 29.5 runs @ 1.87 (1XBET)
Babar Azam to score over 35.5 runs @ 1.87 (1XBET)
Angelo Mathews to score over 30.5 runs @ 1.87 (Pari Match)