West Indies vs Sri Lanka betting tips

West Indies vs Sri Lanka – 1st T20I Betting Tips

T20 Champions West Indies will be looking to kick-start their home season on a winning note when they face Sri Lanka in the first T20 at Antigua on Wednesday.

Skipper Kieron Pollard will lead the home side and he will be joined by all of their T20 regulars such as Dwayne Bravo, Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran and Evin Lewis making their comeback for this three-match series. With plenty of firepower in their batting and bowling department, West Indies will be looking to draw first blood in this series opener.

On the other hand, Sri Lanka have announce their T20I squad for this three-match series. The Islanders have struggled in the T20 format for past couple of year and will be looking to change their fortunes in this series.

West Indies Form and Team News

The team management will be look to assess the pitch conditions and select their final XI for this series opener. Veteran pacer Fidel Edwards and pacer Jason Holder make their comeback and will certainly bolster West Indies’ bowling resources for this series.

In the batting department, the side will be relying on in-form opening pair of Chris Gayle and Evin Lewis to get the side off to flying starts. Besides Gayle, Lewis, the likes of Lendl Simmons, Kieron Pollard and Nicholas Pooran will be given the task of producing quick runs at the back end of the innings.

With Gayle showing excellent form in the PSL games, West Indies will be hoping to produce a dominant batting performance in this contest.

In the bowling conditions, the onus will be on the likes of Fidel Edwards and Jason Holder to make early inroads in the initial Powerplay overs. With pitch expected to be assist the spinners, Akeal Hossain and Fabian Allen will be slotted into the playing XI.

Sri Lanka Form and Team News

The visitors have the uncapped players Ashen Bandara, Ramesh Mendis, Asitha Fernando and Pathum Nissanka, whereas Dinesh Chandimal, Suranga Lakmal and Angelo Matthews make their return to the T20I squad.

In the batting department, the onus will be on in-form opener Danushka Gunathilaka, all-rounder Angelo Matthews and wicket-keeper batsman Dinesh Chandimal to deliver notable scores in this contest.

In the inaugural Lankan Premier League, opener Danushka Gunathilaka showed excellent with the bat. Left-hander was a consistent performer for Galle Gladiators and topped the batting charts in the competition with 476 runs in 10 innings at an average of 59.50 with four half-centuries to his name.

All-rounder Thisara Perera and Kamindu Mendis will be given the responsibility of going for big runs in the later stages of the innings.

In the bowling department, the side will be relying on likes of Suranga Lakmal, Wanindu Hasaranga and Lakshan Sandakan to make crucial breakthroughs.

Odds by Casumo

According to the Casumo sportsbook, Host West Indies will be favorites to win the opening game of the T20I series. For series opener, West Indies are placed at 1.40 odds, while Sri Lanka at 2.88 odds.

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Our Tipsters Angle

After analyzing both the squads, West Indies have a lot of match winners at their disposal. With likes of Chris Gayle, Evin Lewis, Jason Holder and Fidel Edwards back in the T20I squad, the home side will be extremely motivated to do well in this three-match series.

Last year, West Indies registered a clean sweep over Sri Lanka in the two-match T20I series played in Sri Lanka. Therefore, our prediction is West Indies to register a comfortable win in this opening fixture.

Tip 1: Chris Gayle to continue his merry ways with the bat

Veteran opener Chris Gayle will be determined to deliver his absolute best in this three-match T20I series. Recently, Left-hander showcased excellent form for Quetta Gladiators in the ongoing Pakistan Super League.

With over 13000 runs and 22 centuries in the T20 format, Gayle exactly knows how to deliver something special in high-octane matches. So we are backing Gayle to score 50 or more [email protected].


Expect West Indies to register a comfortable win over Sri Lanka and take 1-0 lead in three-match T20I series.

  1. Chris Gayle to score 50 runs or more-West [email protected].

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