Who Will Win India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20 of Nidahas Trophy cricket prediction :
As always, India Start their campaign as favourite to win whoever their opponent is. For Nidahas Trophy India rested their main match winner Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah and Kuldeep Yadav. Despite this Indian Squad still have world class batsman like Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina and Manish Pandey with some new faces in their kitty like Vijay Shankar, Mohammad Siraj, Deepak Hooda.
While the visitors made the voluntary choice of resting the top guns, Sri Lanka’s is a forced one, with their star all-rounder and captain Angelo Mathews grappling with an injury again. They chose to drop Niroshan Dickwella following his indifferent form.
Last year was Sri Lankan worst year in Cricket as they lose 40 matches across the format while visitors have couple of best year in cricket as they win all limited over series against their opponent.
Cricket Match Prediction
Match : SL vs Ind, 1st Match, India and Bangladesh in Sri Lanka T20I Tri-Series, 2018
Date : Tuesday, March 06, 2018
Time : 01:30 PM GMT
Venue : R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
Sri Lanka Squad :
Dinesh Chandimal (c & wk), Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Jeevan Mendis, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Danushka Gunathilaka, Nuwan Pradeep, Amila Aponso, Isuru Udana, Dushmantha Chameera
Probable XI: Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Dinesh Chandimal (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Jeevan Mendis, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep
India Squad :
Rohit Sharma (c), Dinesh Karthik (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Lokesh Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jaydev Unadkat, Rishabh Pant, Vijay Shankar, Mohammed Siraj, Deepak Hooda
Probable XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Vijay Shankar/Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jaydev Unadkat
Stadium : R.Premadasa Stadium
City : Colombo
Capacity : 35,000
Ends : Khettarama End, Scoreboard End
Hosts to : Sri Lanka
Venue Scoring Pattern
Avg 1st inn score : 155
Avg 2nd inn score : 132
Highest Total : 205/4 (20 Over) by West Indies vs Australia
Lowest Total : 80/10 (17.2 Over) by Afghanistan vs England
Highest Chased : 174/9 (19.2 Over) by Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
Lowest Defended : 115/6 (20 Over) by South Africa vs Sri Lanka
What to expect : The humidity levels are only going to get worse as it shoots up to 79 percent on match day with the skies being partly cloudy. Although, all games are scheduled to be played under lights, the stickiness in the weather will challenge the players in the middle
Head to Head
India : Match Played = 14, Won = 10, Lose = 4
Sri Lanka : Match Played = 14, Won = 4, Lose = 10
Who will win India vs Sri Lanka cricket match prediction
Our winner : India.
Current position of both team in point table of Nidahas Trophy :
India : Match Played = 0, Match won = 0, Match Lose = 0, Position = 0.
Sri Lanka : Match Played = 0, Match won = 0, Match Lose = 0, Position = 0.