IND vs SL Dream11 Team: Top 5 Fantasy Picks for India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I

Updated on: Jan 1, 2023 1:47 pm IST

  • IND vs SL Dream11 Team

    IND vs SL Dream11 Team: Team India is going to host Sri Lanka for a three-match T20I series and the opening T20I encounter is scheduled to take place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on 3 January, 2023. India managed to register a brilliant 1-0 series victory over New Zealand during their last T20I assignment. On the other hand, the Sri Lankan team were crowned as the winners of Asia Cup 2022 where they defeated Pakistan in the finals. A lot of young and talented players from both the teams will be in action during the IND vs SL 2023 T20I series.

    IND vs SL Dream11 Team Fantasy Picks

    1. Ishan Kishan

    India’s talented opening batsman Ishan Kishan recently stroked his stocks quite high with an amazing ODI double hundred in Bangladesh. The southpaw has scored a total of close to 600 T20I runs from as many as 21 matches at a strike-rate of nearly of 130. Ishan has also smashed as many as 4 half-centuries in the T20I format of the game so far. He also had an amazing run during the five-match T20I series against South Africa at home where he won the Man of the Series award as well.

    Matches Runs Strike-rate 50s Recent Form
    21 589 129.17 4 10, 36, 11, 8, 15, 27, 54

    2. Wanindu Hasaranga

    Sri Lanka’s premier spinner Wanindu Hasaranga has emerged as a great match-winner for his team with the ball during his short T20I career so far. While playing a total of 52 T20I matches, Hasaranga has picked up as many as 86 wickets at an amazing economy of less than 7. He has claimed a total of two 4-wicket hauls in T20I cricket. The Lankan spinner has taken a total of 8 wickets during his last 5 T20I innings that includes figures of 3 for 13 against Afghanistan during the 2022 T20 World Cup.

    Matches Wickets Economy Average Recent Form
    52 86 6.67 14.49 2/23, 3/13, 1/22, 0/53, 2/25

     

    3. Suryakumar Yadav

    For India, Suryakumar Yadav looked in a wonderful form especially in the T20I format of the game during 2022 calendar year. The right-handed middle-order batsman finished as the leading run-getter in 2022 as he mustered a staggering total of 1164 runs at an average of over 46 from as many as 31 T20I games. In his T20I career so far, Suryakumar has smashed more than 1400 runs at a phenomenal strike-rate of over 180. He has also notched up as many as 12 half-centuries and 2 hundreds in T20I cricket.

    Matches Runs Strike-rate 50/100 Recent Form
    42 1408 180.98 12/2 13, 111*, 14, 61*, 30, 68, 51*

    4. Kusal Mendis

    Sri Lanka’s senior opening batsman Kusal Mendis has contributed a lot of crucial performances in the shorter format of the game. The right-hander has smacked more than 1000 runs from as many as 49 T20I matches at a strike-rate of close to 130. Mendis has scored a total of 10 half-centuries for Sri Lanka in the T20I format of the game so far. He has smashed a total of 199 runs during his last 6 T20I innings and will be an important performer for the visitors in this three-match T20I series against India.

    Matches Runs Strike-rate 50s Recent Form
    49 1059 129.62 10 18, 25, 4, 5, 68, 79

    5. Arshdeep Singh

    India’s left-arm pacer Arshdeep Singh has been a consistent wicket-taker for the national team during his short T20I career so far. He managed to claim as many as 10 wickets from as many as 6 matches during the ICC T20 World Cup 2022. Arshdeep has taken a total of 33 wickets from just 21 T20I games at a fine economy of less than 9. The Indian pacer has registered his career-best figures of 4 for 37 during his last T20I outing in New Zealand.

    Matches Wickets Economy Average Recent Form
    21 33 8.17 18.12 4/37, 0/29, 0/15, 1/9, 2/38

     

    India vs Sri Lanka 2023 Schedule

    Date Format Matches Time Venue Result
    3 January, 2023 1st T20I India vs Sri Lanka 7 PM IST Mumbai
    5 January, 2023 2nd T20I India vs Sri Lanka 7 PM IST Pune
    7 January, 2023 3rd T20I India vs Sri Lanka 7 PM IST Rajkot
    10 January, 2023 1st ODI India vs Sri Lanka 2 PM IST Guwahati
    12 January, 2023 2nd ODI India vs Sri Lanka 2 PM IST Kolkata
    15 January, 2023 3rd ODI India vs Sri Lanka 2 PM IST Thiruvananthapuram

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