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IND vs SL Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s India vs Sri Lanka Match? 1st ODI. India and Sri Lanka are set to battle against each other in an upcoming ODI series. IND vs SL 1st ODI is scheduled to be played on January 10 (Tuesday).

The venue of the IND vs SL 1st ODI is Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. Rohit Sharma is the skipper of India in the series while Dasun Shanaka is the skipper of Sri Lanka. India recently defeated Sri Lanka in the T20I series.

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Dasun Shanaka
Dasun Shanaka. Pic Credits: Twitter.

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India crushed Sri Lanka in two T20Is out of three to grab a 2-1 series victory. In the 1st T20I, India posted 162-5 batting first with Deepak Hooda’s 23-ball-51. Later, Sri Lanka remained short of 2 runs for victory after Dasun Shanaka scored a crucial 45.

Deepak Hooda
Deepak Hooda. (Photo: BCCI)

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In the 2nd T20I, Sri Lanka batted first and with fabulous knocks by Kusal Mendis (52) and Dasun Shanaka (56*), the team reached a mammoth total of 206-6 on the scoreboard. Later, India reached 190-8 till the final ball and lost by 16 runs. For India, Suryakumar Yadav (51) and Axar Patel (65) scored half-centuries.

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Dasun Shanaka. PC- Getty
Dasun Shanaka. PC- Getty

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In the 3rd T20Is, Suryakumar Yadav shattered an incredible century. With his unbeaten 112 off 51, India reached a gigantic total of 228-5 in 20 overs. Later, Sri Lanka was bowled out for 137 as India grabbed a huge victory by 91 runs.

Suryakumar Yadav
Suryakumar Yadav. Pic Credits: Twitter.

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IND vs SL Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s India vs Sri Lanka Match? 1st ODI

IND vs SL Head-to-Head Records (ODI)

Stats Matches IND Won SL Won Tied/No Result
Overall 162 93 57 11
At Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati 0 0 0 0
In the last 5 matches 5 4 1 0
In India 51 36 12 3

Recent Venue Records (Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati) 

Stats- ODIs

Total matches- 2

Matches won batting first- 0

Matches won bowling first- 2

Average 1st Inns scores- 186

Average 2nd Inns scores- 188

Highest total recorded- 326/2 (42.1 Ov) by IND vs WI

Lowest total recorded-50/10 (30.4 Ov) by ENGW vs INDW

Highest score chased- 326/2 (42.1 Ov) by IND vs WI


Toss Prediction for the IND vs SL Match

India vs Sri Lanka
India vs Sri Lanka (Image Credits: Twitter)

The team winning the toss might opt to bowl first. In both the previous ODIs at the stadium, the team batting second managed to win the match. Hence, batting second is something that both teams might look up to.

Predicted Scores For the IND vs SL Match

Team 1st Innings 2nd Innings
IND 300-350 250-300
SL 250-300 200-250
Players’ Form- India- Batting
Players Matches Runs Average
Virat Kohli 265 12471 57.47
Rohit Sharma 235 9454 48.73
Shreyas Iyer 39 1537 48.03
KL Rahul 48 1760 44.0
Hardik Pandya 66 1386 33.80
Suryakumar Yadav 16 384 32.0

Who will score the most runs for IND in the match:  Virat Kohli or Shreyas Iyer

Players’ Form- India- Bowling

Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal. Image Credits: BCCI

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Players Matches Wickets Average
Kuldeep Yadav 73 119 28.29
Yuzvendra Chahal 70 118 26.97
Mohammed Shami 82 152 25.72
Hardik Pandya 66 63 38.70
Mohammed Siraj 16 24 26.71
Jasprit Bumrah 72 121 24.31

Who will pick the most wickets for IND in the match: Mohammed Shami or Hardik Pandya

Players’ Form-Sri Lanka- Batting

Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis. PC- Getty
Pathum Nissanka and Kusal Mendis. PC- Getty

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Players Matches Runs Average
Kusal Mendis 90 2616 31.52
Dhananjaya de Silva 63 1346 26.39
Avishka Fernando 26 964 37.08
Dasun Shanaka 45 946 24.89
Charith Asalanka 19 752 47.0
Pathum Nissanka 20 577 30.37

Who will score the most runs for SL in the match: Kusal Mendis or Dasun Shanaka 

Players Matches Wickets Average
Jeffrey Vandersay 19 25 29.72
Lahiru Kumara 15 16 45.44
Kasun Rajitha 13 17 34.06
Maheesh Theekshana 12 13 37.77
Dunith Wellalage 6 9 25.11
Pramod Madushan 1 1  4.33

Who will pick the most wickets for SL in the match: Wanindu Hasaranga or Lahiru Kumara


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