Sri Lanka and India will meet for the last T20 match at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 29th July (today). The series is tied between both teams by 1-1. According to IST, match will begin at 8.00 PM.
SL vs IND: India Tour of Sri Lanka: Preview
The hosts leveled the three-match series 1-1 by registering 4 wickets win in the rescheduled second T20I last night. With all eight close contacts of Covid-19 positive Krunal Pandya unavailable for selection, India featured with all the 11 players available out of the 20-member squad and even had to add net bowlers to the squad.
Sri Lanka took a smart benefit of inexperienced Indian team. It will be interesting to see of the visitors can bounce back with the same team or not. Sri Lankan team is motivated to win the series & avenge the hosts for ODI defeats.
SL vs IND: 3rd T20 Match: Weather Report
It will mostly be cloudy in Colombo but rains are not at all expected. Which means the game won’t be interrupted at all. The day temperature will stay close to 27° Celsius. Wind is expected to blow at a speed of 3 km/h.
SL vs IND: 3rd T20 Match: Pitch Report
It’s a slow and sluggish track, where the ball is gripping and the spinners are getting enough turn. The boundaries are quite big and batters need to run well between the wickets. A target of close to 150 is difficult to chase on this venue.
SL vs IND: 3rd T20 Match: Probable Playing XI
India: Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (wk), Nitish Rana, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Chethan Sakariya, Varun Chakravarthy, Sandeep Warrier / Arshdeep Singh
Sri Lanka: Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya
SL vs IND: 3rd T20 Match: Dream 11 Team Prediction
Dream 11 team: Sanju Samson, Minod Bhanuka, Shikhar Dhawan, Avishka Fernando (vc), Ruturaj Gaikwad (c), Devdutt Padikkal, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Akila Dananjaya, Varun Chakravarthy
SL vs IND: Result of Last 5 T20 matches
Sri Lanka: L/L/L/L/W
SL vs IND: 3rd T20: Live Score – www.cricbuzz.com
SL vs IND: 3rd T20: Match Prediction
India is at a very sensitive space right now. Most important players of their squad are out because of COVID situation. The playing 11 for India right now are the most inexperienced players a team can have. Sri Lanka will defiantly plan to take the benefit of this situation. They should play their game with full potential to win the game. Odds are in favor of Sri Lanka & they are expected to win.