Sri Lanka will take on India in a three-match T20I series on their home soil. The Dasun Shanaka-led side lost to India 2-1 in the ODI series but managed to finish the tussle on a winning note after outplaying India the 3rd ODI by 3 wickets. Now, the home team will aim to pull the T20I series in their favor. Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I match will be played on Sunday (July 25) at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Before winning the third ODI by 3 wickets, Sri Lanka lost the first two games to India. They lost the first ODI by 7 wickets. In the 2nd ODI, Dasun Shanaka and boys had to face defeat by 3 wickets despite a solid bowling attack in the 2nd innings.
Later, they made an outstanding comeback in Sri Lanka vs India 3rd ODI, dominating India in both bowling and batting departments. As Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I is all set to take place, here we talk about Sri Lanka’s predicted XI in the match.
Sri Lanka vs India 2021, 1st T20I- Sri Lanka’s Predicted XI
Avishka Fernando is the first player who is definitely going to be part of the of playing XI in Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I. The right-handed batsman was the highest run-getter in the ODI series with 159 runs in three games. His 76-run knock in the 3rd ODI set the backbone for Sri Lanka’s victory in the match. He also hit a 50-run knock in the 2nd ODI.