India vs Sri Lanka Prediction- Sri Lanka Tour of India 2022, 3rd T20I. India and Sri Lanka are set to battle against each other in the final T20I clash of the ongoing series. India vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I will take place on February 27 (Sunday) at HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala.
The Indian team is led by Rohit Sharma while Sri Lanka is led by Dasun Shanaka. Last year, when both the teams collided against each other in a T20I series during India’s tour of Sri Lanka 2021, Sri Lanka defeated India 2-1. Now, India owns the home advantage in the ongoing series.
For Sri Lanka, they do not have their star player Wanindu Hasaranga in the India vs Sri Lanka T20I series, as the all-rounder was affected by COVID recently. Another crucial spinner Maheesh Theekshana has been ruled out due to a hamstring injury.
For India, some prominent players like Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Mohammed Shami, Deepak Chahar, KL Rahul, and Suryakumar Yadav are not part of India vs Sri Lanka T20I series. While Kohli, Pant, and Shami have been given rest, Chahar, Rahul, and Yadav have suffered injuries. Ruturaj Gaikwad was also ruled out of the last two games.
India defeated Sri Lanka in the 1st T20I by 62 runs. Batting first, India slammed 199-2 on the board with an 89-run knock by Ishan Kishan. Rohit Sharma slammed 44 while Shreyas Iyer smacked a quickfire half-century of 57 runs.
For Sri Lanka, only no.4 Charith Asalanka played an impressive knock of 53 runs, remaining unbeaten till the end. The top-order and middle-order could not do much against a strong bowling attack from India. The visitors could only manage 137-6 on the board till the final ball.
India vs Sri Lanka Prediction- Sri Lanka Tour of India 2022, 3rd T20I
India vs Sri Lanka Head-to-Head Records
|Stats||Matches||IND Won||SL Won||No Result|
|HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala||1||1||0||0|
|In the last 5 matches||5||3||2||0|
Recent Venue Records (HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala)
Total Matches- 8
Matches won batting first- 4
Matches won bowling first- 3
Average 1st innings total- 145
Average 2nd innings total- 133
Highest total recorded – 200/3 by SA vs IND
Highest score chased – 200/3 by SA vs IND
Lowest score defended – 59/5 by NED vs IRE
Toss Prediction for India vs Sri Lanka Match
The team winning the toss might opt to bowl first. The HPCA Stadium receives a lot of dew at night, hence, the team batting second will get the dew advantage.
Moreover, Sri Lanka knows that they have better chances of defeating India while chasing. For India, they need to analyze their chasing strength and might opt to bowl first this time, if they win the toss.
Predicted Scores for India vs Sri Lanka Match
|Team||1st Innings||2nd Innings|
Players’ Form- India- Batting
Who will score the most runs for India in the match: Ishan Kishan or Shreyas Iyer
Players’ Form- India- Bowling
Who will pick the most wickets for India in the match: Yuzvendra Chahal or Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Players’ Form- Sri Lanka – Batting
Who will score the most runs for Sri Lanka in the match: Charith Asalanka or Pathum Nissanka
Players’ Form- Sri Lanka- Bowling