India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update of the match between India and Sri Lanka. They will play against each other for the first time in the two-match Test series between them.
India vs Sri Lanka Match Details 1st Test:
The 1st Test match between India and Sri Lanka will be played from the 4th of March at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.
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The game is scheduled to start at 9:30 AM IST and the live telecast will be available on the Star Sports channels while the live streaming of the series will be available on the Disney+ Hotstar app. Live scores and commentaries will be available on the CricketAddictor website.
India vs Sri Lanka Match Preview 1st Test:
After winning the T20I series 3-0, India will be up against the Lankans in the 2-match Test series now. The first Test will be played in Mohali from the 4th of March while the second Test will be played in Bengaluru from the 12th of March.
India will be led by their new skipper Rohit Sharma while Sri Lanka will be led by Dimuth Karunaratne. Although India is a much stronger side, Sri Lanka is not a team that can be ruled out of contention so easily. Both the teams have added a good number of experienced players to their ranks.
In the ICC Men’s Test rankings, India is standing at the third position while Sri Lanka is placed seventh on the list. These two sides have met a total of 44 times in this format so far, where India won 20 games while Sri Lanka managed 7 wins.
This match is also a special one for Indian fans as Virat Kohli will be making his 100th appearance in the whites for India. He will become the 71st player to do so in international cricket.
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin are some of the key players from the Indian side while Dimuth Karunaratne, Pathum Nissanka, Dhananjaya de Silva and Dinesh Chandimal are the important players from the Sri Lankan squad.
India vs Sri Lanka Match Weather Report 1st Test:
The temperature is expected to hover around 17-22°C on the matchdays with 59% humidity and 16 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.
India vs Sri Lanka Match Pitch Report 1st Test:
The Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium is a batting-friendly ground. Swing bowlers might get some assistance towards the initial phase of the match while spinners may come in handy in the latter half.
Average 1st innings score:
The average first innings score on this wicket is 355 runs.
Record of chasing teams:
The team batting second has great records here. They have maintained a winning percentage of 60 on this ground.
India vs Sri Lanka Match Injury Update 1st Test:
(Will be added when there is an update)
India vs Sri Lanka Match Probable XIs 1st Test:
India: Rohit Sharma (C), Mayank Agarwal, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (WK), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah (VC), Mohammed Siraj
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne ©, Lahiru Thirimanne, Pathum Nissanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva (vc), Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Praveen Jayawickrama, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Charith Asalanka
Top Picks For Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:
Ravichandran Ashwin is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from India. He has smashed 2844 runs and picked up 430 wickets in his 84 matches Test career so far. He will be among the top fantasy picks here.
Virat Kohli is a right-handed batsman from India. He has hammered 7962 runs in his 99 matches Test career so far. He will be eyeing to make a healthy contribution here.
Jasprit Bumrah is a right-handed batsman and right-arm medium-fast bowler from India. He has scored 174 runs and grabbed 113 wickets in his 27 matches Test career so far.
Pathum Nissanka is a right-handed batsman from Sri Lanka. He has marked 427 runs in his 6 matches Test career so far. He will have a bigger responsibility in this match.
India vs Sri Lanka Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices 1st Test:
Captain – Ravichandran Ashwin, Virat Kohli
Vice-Captain – Jasprit Bumrah, Pathum Nissanka
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Rishabh Pant
Batsmen – Rohit Sharma, Shreyas Iyer, Pathum Nissanka,
All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin (C), Dhananjaya de Silva
Bowlers – Mohammed Shami, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Jasprit Bumrah (VC)
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Team:
Keeper – Dinesh Chandimal
Batsmen – Shreyas Iyer, Pathum Nissanka (VC), Virat Kohli (C), Mayank Agarwal
All-rounders – Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Dhananjaya de Silva
Bowlers – Dushmantha Chameera, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj
India vs Sri Lanka Match Expert Advice 1st Test:
Virat Kohli will be a safe captaincy choice for the mini grand leagues as well as small leagues. Dinesh Chandimal and Mayank Agarwal are among the punt-picks here. The best-suggested fantasy/Dream11 combination for this game is 1-3-3-4.
India vs Sri Lanka Match Probable Winners 1st Test:
Considering the squad strength, India is expected to win this match.