After winning two back-to-back matches in the ongoing ODI series against Sri Lanka, India will take on the home team in the third and final ODI of the series. Sri Lanka vs India third ODI will take place on Friday (July 23) at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. Indian team is led by Shikhar Dhawan while Dasun Shanaka is the skipper of Sri Lanka in the series.
In both games, Sri Lanka batted first and set up a target for India. The home side was completely outplayed in the first match after India chased down the 263-run target with 7 wickets in hand.
In the 2nd ODI, India had a tough run while chasing 276 runs, however, Indian tailenders like Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar did a good job in the end to bag victory for India by 3 wickets. Here we take a look at India’s predicted XI in the Sri Lanka vs India 3rd ODI match.
Sri Lanka vs India 2021, 3rd ODI- India’s Predicted XI
Prithvi Shaw played as an opener in the 1st two games and he is highly expected to be retained as an opener in the 3rd ODI as well. The right-handed batsman could not score a big knock in the 2nd ODI getting out for 13 runs, however, he played a brilliant knock in the 1st game. The 21-year-old smashed a quickfire knock of 43 off 24 in the first ODI, giving a great start to the Indian team while chasing.