ABOUT THE MATCH
The third T20 match of IND vs SL is scheduled to be played on January 10th, 2020 at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium – Pune, India. The live telecast of the match will begin from 07:00 PM (LOCAL TIME).
India is in full form with back-to-back wins, so we can expect a win for India in the final game of India vs Srilanka of the T20I match series. Sri Lanka was whitewashed by Australia 3-0. and beaten by India 2-0, earlier in 2019.
PITCH AND CONDITIONS
The pitch in this ground is flat and boundaries are shorter, so we can say that this pitch favors batsmen.
MATCH PREVIEW | IND VS SL 3RD T20
- In the 2nd match with Sri Lanka, the batting unit had performed well.
- KL Rahul scored 45 runs in 32 balls, Shikhar Dhawan had scored 32 runs in 29 balls, and Shreyas Iyer scored 34 in 26 balls.
- Captain Virat Kholi chipped in with 30 in 17 balls.
- Coming to the bowling unit, Shardul Thakur cliched 3 wickets by conceding 23 runs.
- Navdeep Saini and Kuldeep Yadav grabbed 2 wickets each. Washington Sundar and Bumrah took 1 wicket each.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF INDIA
Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Rishabh Pant (wk), Virat Kohli (c), Shreyas Iyer, Shivam Dube, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah
- Kusal Perera looked good in his 34 runs of 28 balls.
- The openers Danushka Gunathilaka and Avishka Fernando gave a good start with 20+ runs but they didn’t last till the end.
- The performance of the batting unit is oka but they need support from the middle-order to put on a big score.
- In the bowling unit, Lahiru Kumara and Wanindu Hasaranga were the only players to take wickets.
- The experienced bowler Lasith Malinga leaked 45 runs without taking any wickets. The bowling unit has to improve its performance.
PROBABLE PLAYING XI OF SRI LANKA
Avishka Fernando, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Perera (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lasith Malinga (c), Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara
DREAM 11 PREDICTIONS FOR TODAYS MATCH ARE GIVEN BELOW:
- KL Rahul (c)
- Washington Sundar
- Kusal Perera
- Jasprit Bumrah
- Virat Kohli (vc)
- Dasun Shanaka
- Kuldeep Yadav
- Shikhar Dhawan
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Avishka Fernando
- Shardul Thakur
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*Disclaimer: A team here is picked based on the perception, analysis, and gut feeling of the author. When you select your team, analyze the points mentioned to arrive at your own decision.*