Dasun Shanaka and Shikhar Dhawan
Dasun Shanaka and Shikhar Dhawan (Image Credit: Twitter)

Last Update on: July 22nd, 2021 at 05:53 pm

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India and Sri Lanka are set to battle against other each in the 3rd ODI of the ongoing series. Sri Lanka vs India 3rd ODI will take place on Friday (July 23). R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka will host the match. India has already bagged the series victory with 2 back-to-back victories in the first two games.

India won the first match by 7 wickets after comfortably chasing the 263-run target within 37 overs. The Shikhar Dhawan and co. had a tough time while chasing 276 runs in the 2nd ODI, however, they managed to pull off a victory in the end by 3 wickets.

Now, the visitors India will aim to earn a clean sweep in the ODI series by crushing Sri Lanka in the 3rd ODI as well. On the other hand, Sri Lanka will look to win the 3rd ODI so that they can evade the humiliation of whitewash at home. Here we take a look at Sri Lanka’s playing XI in the 3rd ODI.

Sri Lanka vs India 2021, 3rd ODI- Sri Lanka’s Predicted XI

Avishka Fernando

Avishka Fernando, Sri Lanka vs India 2021
Avishka Fernando (Image Credit: Twitter)

Avishka Fernando will be the first player in Sri Lanka’s playing XI. The right-handed batsman smashed a fifty in Sri Lanka vs India 2nd ODI. In the first ODI, he hit 33 runs. With a good knock in the previous game, Sri Lanka will definitely play Fernando in the opening slot in the 3rd ODI as well.

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