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| On Mar 3, 2022 6:30 PM IST

IND vs SL Today Dream11 Team, India vs Sri Lanka Betting Tips – Who will win 1st Test?


IND vs SL Prediction: Post a clinical exhibition in the 3-match T20Is against Sri Lanka which the hosts won by a clean sweep, Team India would now focus on the red-ball format that comprises a 2-match Test series against the Dimuth Karunaratne-led side, the first of which would commence from March 4 (Friday) in Mohali. This fixture would mark Virat Kohli’s 100th match in the whites – a historic feat for the former India skipper – and the visitors, who are on a 3-match win-streak in this format and on the back of two back-to-back series wins over Bangladesh and West Indies, wouldn’t leave a chance to spoil the hosts’ celebrations in this outing.

Who Will Win IND vs SL today match?

  • Overall, Team India enjoys a 20-7 record in wins over Sri Lanka with draws on 17 occasions.
  • Since 2018, India have won 12 Tests at home barring a draw and a defeat.
  • Sri Lanka last won a Test match against India in August 2015 in Galle.

As per the stated reasons, our IND vs SL Dream11 Team Prediction picks India as the favorite to win this match.

Win Prediction
IND: 65%
SL: 35%

Bet 365: IND 1.16, SL 13.00, DRAW 7.50

IND vs SL Dream11 Team Prediction

From a fantasy point of view, the batting trio that can be banked upon for this fixture would be Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and Dimuth Karunaratne.

Rohit Sharma Stats against Sri Lanka in Tests

Matches Runs Average 100s/50s Recent Performances
5 419 59.86 1/4 127 & 11, 59 & 19, 21 & 83, 12* & 36, 30 & 34


Virat Kohli Stats against Sri Lanka in Tests

Matches Runs Average 100s/50s Recent Performances
9 1004 77.23 5/2 29 & 79, 18 & 35,  36 & 0, 44 & 50, 55 & 7


Dimuth Karunaratne Stats in Tests

Matches Runs Average 100s/50s Recent Performances
74 5454 39.52 13/27 6 & 42, 83 & 147, 66 & 118, 244, 75 & 1

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Among the bowlers, it’s the spinners who are likely to dominate as the game progresses. Thus, picking the quality ones who can offer wickets becomes foremost important from a fantasy perspective.

R Ashwin Stats against Sri Lanka in Tests

Matches Wickets Average 5w/10w Recent Performances
9 50 23.58 3/1 0/51 & 0/51, 1/26 & 0/35, 2/18 & 0/37, 4/34 & 4/8, 3/35 & 3/82


Ravindra Jadeja Stats in Tests

Matches Wickets Average 5w/10w Recent Performances
57 232 24.85 9/1 4/40 & 1/57, 2/50 & 2/36, 2/88, 0/5 & 0/43, 0/39 & 0/11


Lasith Embuldeniya Stats in Tests

Matches Wickets Average 5w/10w Recent Performances
13 62 33.31 5/1 5/35 & 2/94, 5/46 & 1/67, 1/88, 2/62 & 1/64, 3/73 & & 7/137

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Today match Pitch Report

Predicted Score:
If IND bats first: 350-380
If SL bats first: 280-300

It’s a good scoring venue boasting an average first innings total of 355 in the Tests played to date. With clear skies and good batting conditions at the offer, both sides can be backed to accumulate plenty of runs in this outing. As per IND vs SL Today Match Prediction, bowling would get easier as the game progresses, with spinners getting the desired turns at the latter stages and dictating the course of the duel.

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IND vs SL Playing XI

For India, Mayank Agarwal would open the innings alongside Rohit Sharma, with Hanuma Vihari or Shubhman Gill finding themselves at the No. 3 spot. Shreyas Iyer had cemented his spot in the middle-order during the Test series at home against New Zealand. All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja would make his comeback into the side post the knee injury sustained in the Test series against New Zealand. With Jadeja and Ashwin forming the spin duo, Team India would be opting for the likes of Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami and Jasprit Bumrah as the pace options for this fixture.

From Sri Lanka, the likes of Dimuth Karunaratne and Lahiru Thirimanne would open the innings, followed by an in form Pathum Nissanka at the No. 3. Niroshan Dickwella is likely to take up the gloves. Among the pacers, the trio of Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando and Lahiru Kumara is likely to make the playing 11 and would form the bowling attack alongside the spin duo of Praveen Jayawickrama and Lasith Embuldeniya, who are both in stellar form in red-ball cricket.

IND Playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

SL Playing XI: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Pathum Nissanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Praveen Jayawickrama, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Kumara

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