IND vs SL: India Squad for Sri Lanka T20s Announced, Hardik Pandya To Lead The Side
IND vs SL: India Squad for Sri Lanka T20s Announced, Hardik Pandya To Lead The Side

India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Dream11 Team, Playing XI, Pitch Report, Injury Update of the match between Sri Lanka and India. They will play against each other for the first time in the three-match T20I series between them.

India vs Sri Lanka Match Details Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:

Match: Sri Lanka vs India

Date: 3rd January 2023

Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India

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This game is scheduled to start at 7:00 PM IST and the live action can be viewed on Star Sports Network while the live scores can be tracked on the CricketAddictor website.

India vs Sri Lanka Match Preview Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:

Sri Lanka’s tour of India will begin on the 3rd of January, with the 1st T20I scheduled to be played in Mumbai. A total of 3 T20Is and 3 ODIs will be played as a part of this tour.

Hardik Pandya will be leading the Indian side while players like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have been rested. Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, and Yuzvendra Chahal are among the crucial players from the Indian camp.

The Indian Cricket Team
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On the other hand, Dasun Shanaka will continue to lead the Lankan side in this series. Avishka Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, and Kusal Mendis are among the key players from the Lankan side.

India is currently standing at the top spot on the ICC Men’s T20I rankings while Sri Lanka is placed eighth on the rankings. These two sides have met a total of 26 times in the T20I format so far, where India won 17 games while Sri Lanka won 8 games. Another exciting contest is anticipated here between these two sides.

India vs Sri Lanka Match Weather Report Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:

The temperature is expected to hover around 27°C on the matchday with 55% humidity and 11 km/hr wind speed. There are no chances of precipitation during the game.

India vs Sri Lanka Match Pitch Report Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:

The pitch at the Wankhede Stadium is a batting-friendly surface and is expected to assist the batters hugely in both innings here once again. Pacers might get some assistance toward the latter half of the match while spinners will be useful in the middle overs. Another run-fest is anticipated here on this track.

Average 1st innings score:

The average first-innings score on this wicket is 185 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 Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:

(Will be added when there is an update)

India vs Sri Lanka Match Probable XIs Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:

Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka ©, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team
Sri Lanka National Cricket Team (Image Credits: Twitter)

India: Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya ©, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Harshal Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik

Top Picks for India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:

Avishka Fernando is a right-handed batsman from Sri Lanka. He has added 336 runs in his 32 matches T20I career so far and will be hoping to help his side with another decent start with the bat here.

Maheesh Theekshana is a right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler from Sri Lanka. He has taken 31 wickets in his 32 matches T20I career so far. He will be an essential pick from the bowling department for this match.

Ishan Kishan is a left-handed batsman from India. He has smashed 589 runs in his 21 matches T20I career so far. He will be aiming for another outstanding start in this game.

Arshdeep Singh is a left-handed batsman and left-arm medium fast bowler from India. He has hunted 32 wickets in his 21 matches T20I career so far. He has been pretty much effective with the new ball and can play a significant role with the ball once again.

India vs Sri Lanka Match Captain and Vice-Captain Choices Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:

Captain – Ishan Kishan, Wanindu Hasaranga

Vice-Captain – Arshdeep Singh, Avishka Fernando

Suggested Playing XI No.1 for India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Team:

Keepers – Kusal Mendis, Ishan Kishan (C)

Batsmen – Suryakumar Yadav, Pathum Nissanka, Shubman Gill

All-rounders – Hardik Pandya, Wanindu Hasaranga (VC)

Bowlers – Arshdeep Singh, Maheesh Theekshana, Umran Malik, Yuzvendra Chahal

SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket Tips Dream11 Team Sri Lanka Tour of India

Suggested Playing XI No.2 for India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Team:

Keepers – Kusal Mendis, Ishan Kishan

Batsmen – Suryakumar Yadav, Pathum Nissanka, Shubman Gill, Bhanuka Rajapaksa

All-rounders – Hardik Pandya, Wanindu Hasaranga (C)

Bowlers – Arshdeep Singh (VC), Maheesh Theekshana, Umran Malik

India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Prediction Fantasy Cricket Tips Dream11 Team
India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Prediction

India vs Sri Lanka Match Expert Advice Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:

Ishan Kishan will be a great captaincy choice for the small leagues. Wanindu Hasaranga will be a decent choice for captaincy in the grand leagues.

Bhanuka Rajapaksa and Yuzvendra Chahal are among the punt-picks here. The best-suggested fantasy/Dream11 combination for this game is 2-3-2-4.

India vs Sri Lanka Match Probable Winners Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:

Considering the combination, India is expected to win this match.

Vicky Singh

Ex-National level Cricketer, Cricket Analyst & Fantasy Sports Expert.