India vs Sri Lanka
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IND vs SL: Match Preview– India Tour of Sri Lanka 2023, 2nd ODI. India and Sri Lanka will take on each other in the 2nd ODI of the ongoing Sri Lanka tour of India 2023. IND vs SL 2nd ODI takes place on January 12 (Thursday).

The match will take place at Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata. India won the 1st ODI by 67 runs and leads the series 1-0. The series will witness three matches. In the 1st ODI, India posted 373-7 batting first.

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Rohit Sharma & Shubman Gill
Rohit Sharma & Shubman Gill. Pic Credits: Twitter.

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Openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill gave a stupendous start to batting with an opening partnership of 143 runs. While Sharma scored 83, Gill got out for 70. Virat Kohli shattered an amazing knock of 113, smashing his 43rd ODI century.

Virat Kohli
Virat Kohli. Pic Credits: Twitter.

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Later, Sri Lanka tried their best efforts but they were helpless against such a big total. Opener Pathum Nissanka hit 72 runs for the team. Avishka Fernando (5), Kusal Mendis (0), and Charith Asalanka (23) could not come up with good scores. Dasun Shanaka later scored unbeaten 108 runs for the team, taking the scoreboard to 306-8 in 50 overs.

Dasun Shanaka 100
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IND vs SL: Match Preview– India Tour of Sri Lanka 2023, 2nd ODI

India

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma. Pic Credits: Twitter.

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Rohit Sharma is the skipper of India in the IND vs SL ODI series. In the 1st ODI, Virat Kohli scored a century and scored the most 113 runs for the team. Rohit Sharma scored 83 and Shubman Gill hit 70 runs.

In bowling, Umran Malik picked the most 3 wickets for the team. Mohammed Siraj picked 2 wickets. Hardik Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Mohammed Shami picked 1 wicket each.

Indian Cricket Team
Indian Cricket Team. Image Credits: Twitter

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IND Squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya (VC), Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh.

Sri Lanka

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

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Dasun Shanaka is the captain of Sri Lanka in IND vs SL ODI series. In the 1st ODI, Dasun Shanaka scored the most 108 runs for the team. Pathum Nissanka hit 72 runs while Dhananjaya de Silva hit 47 runs.

In bowling, Kasun Rajitha scalped the most 3 wickets for the team. Dasun Shanaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dilshan Madushanka, and Chamika Karunaratne picked 1 wicket each.

Sri Lanka National Cricket Team, IND vs SL
Sri Lanka National Cricket Team (Image Credits: Twitter)

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SL Squad: Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Ashen Bandara, Nuwanidu Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, Kasun Rajitha, Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madushan, Jeffrey Vandersay, Lahiru Kumara

Virat Kohli | Rohit Sharma | Rishabh Pant | KL Rahul | Suryakumar Yadav | Sanju Samson | Shreyas Iyer | Yuzvendra Chahal | Jasprit Bumrah

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