India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Preview

After getting victory in ODI series from 2-1, India will look forward to also win the T20I series, which is going to start from tomorrow. Sri Lanka will also look forward to win the series against India. The second T20I between India and Sri Lanka here on Tuesday was postponed by a day after getting the news of all-rounder Krunal Pandya tests positive for COVID-19. After the news he has quarantined himself and entire RT-PCR tests reports are awaited.

By seeing this condition, the 2nd T20I between Sri Lanka and India pushed forward by a day and will now take place on Wednesday as per the BCCI secretary Jay Shah said in a media.

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India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI


Sri Lanka Captain Dasun Shanaka and bowler Isru Udana are the only two members of his team to have featured in more than 100 T20 games.

According to the weather forecast it looks like the there is no rain forecast with mostly cloudy skies expected with wind. It looks like that Spinners will get some help due to the light wind. The Venue in Colombo has a near equal win record for teams batting first and second. So, toss will not be the big factor this time.

Venue of the match :- R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Sri Lanka Probable XI

Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera.

India Probable XI

Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Hardik Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Varun Chakravarthy.

This might be looking that Krishnappa Gowtham will play in the replacement of Krunal Pandya. Sri Lanka opener Avishka Fernando has made most runs in ODI series from both the team. Indian bowlers will look on him to take his wicket as soon as possible. For both the teams, it could be the time for some the new-comer player to perform and throw their hat into the World Cup ring.

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Sri Lanka Squad:

Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka(w), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka(c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Ishan Jayaratne , Ramesh Mendis, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Asitha Fernando, Lakshan Sandakan, Ashen Bandara, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Pathum Nissanka, Lahiru Udara, Shiran Fernando, Binura Fernando

India Squad:

Shikhar Dhawan(c), Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan(w), Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Rahul Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Sanju Samson, Kuldeep Yadav, Krishnappa Gowtham, Nitish Rana, Navdeep Saini, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Varun Chakravarthy, Devdutt Padikkal, Chetan Sakariya

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