SL vs IND Fantasy Prediction: Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I – 25 July (Colombo). Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, and Wanindu Hasaranga are the players to look out for in this game.
Hosts Sri Lanka will take on India in the 1st T20I match of the three-match T20I series. Both teams will battle out in the shortest format of the game.
Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw were brilliant in the IPL, whereas Surya is also looking in terrific form. Varun Chakravarthy can make his debut, whereas Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will assist him. For Sri Lanka, Avishka Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Akila Dhananjaya are their main players.
Pitch Conditions and Weather Details
The average 1st innings batting score at this venue in the Last five T20I games played here is 157 runs.
Last 5 T20I Games; Bat 1st Won: 2; Bat 2nd Won: 3
We can expect clouds throughout the game.
Probable XI for both sides:-
Sri Lanka – Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dhananjaya, Chamika Karunaratne.
India – Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy.
Three Match T20I Series
Match: Sri Lanka vs India First T20I Match
Date and Time: 25 Sunday, Sunday – 8:00 PM IST
Venue: R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
Where to Watch: Sony Sports Network
Top 4 Batting Order
Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, and Dhananjaya de Silva.
Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, and Ishan Kishan.
Death Over Specialists
- Dushmantha Chameera and Chamika Karunaratne
- Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar
SL vs IND Fantasy Wicket-Keeper
Ishan Kishan will be our wicket-keeper from India. Kishan scored 516 runs in IPL 2020 at an average of 57.33, whereas his S/R was 145.76. He is a brilliant player of the shortest format.
SL vs IND Fantasy Batsmen
Shikhar Dhawan, Suryakumar Yadav, and Prithvi Shaw will be our batsmen from India. Dhawan scored 380 runs at an average of 54.28 in IPL 2021, whereas Shaw scored 308 runs at a strike-rate of 166.48. Yadav was in brilliant form in the ODI series, whereas he has been very consistent in IPL over the years. All three of them are genuine run-scorers.
Avishka Fernando will be our batsman from Sri Lanka. Fernando scored 159 runs at an average of 53.00 in the ODI series, and he is the most reliable player of the side.
SL vs IND Fantasy All-Rounders
Wanindu Hasaranga and Dhananjaya de Silva will be our all-rounders from Sri Lanka. Hasaranga has scalped 26 T20I wickets at an economy of 6.76, whereas he has scored 163 runs with the bat. Silva has scalped 5 T20I wickets, whereas he has scored 334 runs with the bat. Both of them will play a huge part in this team, and Hasaranga is in tremendous form.
SL vs IND Fantasy Bowlers
Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be our bowlers from India. Rahul scalped 11 wickets in IPL 2021 at an economy of 7.21, whereas Deepak scalped eight wickets at 8.04. Bhuvi is a veteran of 196 T20I wickets, and he swings the ball well. All three of them are wicket-takers.
Akila Dhananjaya will be our bowler from Sri Lanka. Dhananjaya has scalped seven T20I wickets in this stadium at an economy of 7.23, whereas he scalped three wickets in the 3rd ODI game.
Match Prediction: India will be the favourites to win this game.
Top Names for the Captaincy Role:-
Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw
Top Names for the Vice-Captaincy Role:-
Both the captain’s pick + Wanindu Hasaranga and Suryakumar Yadav
SportsRush Small-League Fantasy Team for the Game
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All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match, pitch report and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players