India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2022 Super 4 Match 3
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India vs Sri Lanka Weather Report Live Today, Weather Forecast, Weather Update, Weather Prediction- 1st T20I. First India vs Sri Lanka T20I will be played in Mumbai on January 3. Sri Lanka are currently touring India for a three-match T20I series followed by a three-match ODI series.

The T20Is will be played on January 3 (Mumbai), January 5 (Pune), and January 7 (Rajkot). The three ODI games are scheduled to take place on January 10, 12, and 15 in Guwahati, Kolkata, and Thiruvananthapuram respectively.

Both teams have announced their squads for the series. Rohit Sharma is the captain of India in the ODI series. Hardik Pandya is the skipper of India in the T20I series. The BCCI decided to drop the senior players willing to get more young players engaged in T20I cricket for India. For Sri Lanka, Dasun Shanaka is the captain of the team in both the ODI and T20I series.

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India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2022
India vs Sri Lanka. Image Credits: BCCI

India and Sri Lanka last faced each other in Asia Cup 2022. During the super 12 round, Sri Lanka gave a big blow to India by defeating them by 6 wickets in the match. As a result, India also failed to reach Asia Cup 2022 final. Later, Sri Lanka also won the final after defeating Pakistan in the final.

India vs Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan and KL Rahul
India vs Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan and KL Rahul (Credits: Twitter)

Heading into this series, India played against Bangladesh in a three-match ODI series followed by a two-match Test series, The Tigers stunned the Men in Blue by beating them 2-1 in the ODI series. Team India came back to win the Test series 2-0 under KL Rahul’s captaincy. 

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Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka 2nd ODI
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Sri Lanka, on the other hand, last played an ODI series against Sri Lanka in 2022. The series ended in a 1-1 tie. Afghanistan won the 1st ODI by 60 runs while Sri Lanka won the 3rd ODI by 4 wickets. The 2nd ODI was washed out due to rain. Having beaten India recently in the Asia Cup, they will be confident of upsetting India at home. 

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Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai
Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai (Image Credits: Twitter)

All three IND vs SL T20Is will start at 7 pm IST. The first T20I will be played in Mumbai. The Wankhede stadium is one of the best batting wickets in the country.

So far seven T20Is have been played at this venue with five matches won by the team chasing. The trend is expected to remain the same. The captain who wins the toss will fancy chasing at this ground. We can expect a high-scoring first T20I between the two sides.

India is experiencing winter in most parts of the country. Presently it is winter in Mumbai as well. The temperature in the evening will be around 23 degrees as per Accuweather. The weather will be clear with no threat of rain.

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