India vs Sri Lanka Dream11: In a quest to clinch the series 2-0, the hosts India will be heading into the 3rd and final T20I which will be played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune.
As far as Sri Lanka are concerned, they really need to pull up their socks to put up a better show in the final match of the series. They were pretty ordinary in their approach in the last game and need to change the manner in which they perform here. Who will have the last laugh at the end of the game? We will have to wait until tomorrow.
Here, we have come up with T20 match prediction, team news, possible playing elevens and fantasy picks for IND vs SL Dream11 prediction, today match prediction.
09th Feb 2016: India 101/10 (18.5 Overs) were beaten by Sri Lanka 105/5 (18 Overs) by 5 wickets.
India won: 03
Sri Lanka won: 01
No result: 01
After a win in the last game, they are booming with confidence.
Injuries/Unavailable: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rohit Sharma, Deepak Chahar, Hardik Pandya
Possible combination: After a comfortable win in the last game, they are expected to go into this fixture without any change.
However, there could be a battle between Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal for a place in the eleven.
The skipper might also go for the experienced Ravindra Jadeja instead of Shivam Dube who didn't bowl a single over in the last game.
India Playing 11- (Expected)
Jasprit Bumrah, Shikhar Dhawan, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Shivam Dube/Ravindra Jadeja, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant, Virat Kohli, Lokesh Rahul, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav/Yuzvendra Chahal
Sri Lanka News
The visitors will be looking for some changes in their eleven after a blip in the last game.
Injury/Unavailable: Isuru Udana (Back injury)
Possible combination: With Isuru Udana injured, veteran all-rounder Angelo Matthews is the best replacement the team may look for.
There are some injury concerns over Oshada Fernando as well. If he doesn't feature in this game, Niroshan Dickwella could be considered.
Sri Lanka Playing 11- (Expected)
Oshada Fernando/Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Perera, Angelo Mathews, Danushka Gunathilaka, Lasith Malinga, Lahiru Kumara, Avishka Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga
Virat Kohli (C), Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravindra Jadeja, Shreyas Iyer, Navdeep Saini, Shikhar Dhawan, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Shardul Thakur, Shivam Dube, Jasprit Bumrah, Sanju Samson, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul
Lasith Malinga (C), Niroshan Dickwella, Kasun Rajitha, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lahiru Kumara, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Danushka Gunatilleke, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Wanidu Hasaranga, Isuru Udana, Lakshan Moonakan, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dasan Fernando
Fantasy Picks from India-
Players to watch-out:
KL Rahul: The opener has got scores of 52, 62, 11, 91 and 45 from his last 5 T20I innings at an average of 52.20.
Virat Kohli: The skipper is averaging 147 in T20Is since the start of the home season in September 2019. He has scored 213 runs from his last 4 T20I innings at a staggering average of 106.50.
Jasprit Bumrah: The express pacer returned with a wicket in the last game. He has 52 wickets in T20Is so far.
Shreyas Iyer: India's newest no 4 scored a crucial 34 from 26 deliveries in the last game. From 14 T20I innings, he has managed 260 runs at a strike-rate of 127.45.
Players to avoid:
Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal
Fantasy Picks from Sri Lanka-
Players to watch-out:
Kusal Perera: The wicket-keeper batsman scored 34 runs from 28 deliveries in the last game. 1205 runs from 43 innings in T20Is at a strike-rate of 134.63.
Angelo Mathews: He is expected to feature in this game at the expense of injured Isuru Udana. He has managed 1055 runs from 57 T20I innings.
Lasith Malinga: The skipper went wicket-less in the last game and was expensive too. He has scalped 106 wickets from 80 T20Is.
Avishka Fernando: The opener has amassed 170 runs from 11 T20I innings at a strike-rate of 98.83.
Players to avoid:
Niroshan Dickwella, Oshada Fernando
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