The much awaited series between India & Sri Lanka is about to begin on 18th July. They will meet for their first match in 3 match ODI series tomorrow at the R. Premadasa Stadium. According to Indian Standard Time, the game will begin at 3 PM.
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India’s squad, lead by Shikhar Dhawan, is pretty much a young squad but the team full of talent & enthusiasm to do the job right. Few names selected for the series are domestic stars & they all would be looking forward to make in impact for the team. It’s a 3 match ODI series & India will be looking forward to swipe their neighbors in this series.
Sri Lanka will be led by Dasun Shanaka in this series and there can be no better opportunity for him to rise against all odds and prove his mettle here. Sri Lankan squad has not performed well from past few months & they have lost back to back series against England & Bangladesh. There are few reason to it including the internal politics but the team will be motivated to bounce back.
SL vs IND: 1st ODI Match: Weather Report:
The temperature is expected to hover around 29°C on the matchday with 77 % humidity and 24 km/hr wind speed. There are 24 % chances of precipitation during the game.
SL vs IND: 1st ODI Match: Pitch Report:
R. Premadasa Stadium is a batting-friendly surface will defiantly help the betting line up of both the teams. It is expected that the scores will be big if the partnership is maintained on the field. Spinners won’t be getting any help from the pitch & pacers will have to put in extra efforts in the beginning overs.
SL vs IND: 1st ODI Match: Probable XIs:
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Ramesh Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Praveen Jayawickrama
Bench: Ashen Bandara, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Udara
India: Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prithvi Shaw, Sanju Samson (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvaneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Navdeep Saini
Bench: Chetan Sakariya, Ishan Kishan, Kuldeep Yadav
SL vs IND: 1st ODI Match: Dream11 Team Prediction
Dream 11 Team: Shikhar Dhawan (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Wanindu Hasaranga (VC), Dhananjaya de Silva, Sanju Samson (WK), Dasun Shanaka, Avishka Fernando, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Dushmantha Chameera
SL vs IND: Result of Last 5 ODI matches
Sri Lanka: L/W/L/L/L
SL vs IND: 1st ODI Match: Match Prediction
Team India will highly motivated to perform because of two reasons. Firstly, it is full of youngsters who will be looking for an opportunity to show their talent & secondly Captain Shikhar Dhawan & Wice Captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be willing to silent their critics. The team looks strong on & off the papers with proven domestic records. Sri Lanka on the other hand will be motivated to bounce back but looking at their past record it is difficult to have odds in favor of them. In the 1st ODI, team India is expected to win the match.