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| On Jul 24, 2021 7:02 PM IST

SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I Sri Lanka vs India, Playing 11, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Stats, Pitch Report 25 July


SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction: Sri Lanka will lock horns with India in a three-match T20I series and the first T20I match will take place at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on 25 July. Team India registered a comprehensive 2-1 win in the three-match ODI series in the Island nation. Even though they have an inexperienced side, India are still looking far more superior than the host Sri Lankan team ahead of the T20I series. On the other hand, Sri Lanka got a major boost with a convincing win in the third ODI match. It will be really important for both India and Sri Lanka to start this T20I series on a winning note and settle out their combinations for the all-important T20 World Cup.

SL vs IND Dream11 Prediction

Fixture Name: 1st T20I, Sri Lanka vs India

Competition: Sri Lanka vs India T20I

Date: 25 July

Time: 8 PM IST

Ground: R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Team Form Guide:
SL (recent last): L L L L W
IND (recent last): W W L  W L

ICC Rankings: SL 9, IND 2

Pitch Report

The wicket at the R.Premadasa Stadium will offer a competitive wicket. There will be enough help for the batsmen and the bowlers. The pitch will assist the spinners and there will be some amount of turn available. However, the captain winning the toss will look to bowl first.


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Sri Lanka vs India Dream 11 Prediction

SL Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • Wanindu Hasaranga is likely to miss out due to injury.

Expected Team Line-up

  • Dasun Shanaka will captain the side.
  • Minod Bhanuka will be the wicket-keeper.
  • Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka and Dasun Shanaka will be their crucial batters.
  • Dushmantha Chameera, Chamika Karunaratne and Akila Dhananjaya will be their important bowlers.

SL Playing 11 (likely)

Avishka Fernando
Minod Bhanuka
Bhanuka Rajapaksha
Dhananjaya de Silva
Charith Asalanka
Dasun Shanaka
Ramesh Mendis
Chamika Karunaratne
Dushmantha Chameera
Akila Dhananjaya
Praveen Jayawickrama

IND Team News

Injury Update, Unavailability

  • There are no injury issues in the India camp.

Expected Team Line-up

  • Shikhar Dhawan will be the captain.
  • Ishan Kishan will keep the wickets.
  • Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav will be their important batsmen.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy and Yuzvendra Chahal will be their key bowlers.

IND Playing 11 (likely)

Shikhar Dhawan
Prithvi Shaw
Ishan Kishan
Suryakumar Yadav
Sanju Samson/Manish Pandey
Hardik Pandya
Krunal Pandya
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Varun Chakravarthy
Deepak Chahar
Yuzvendra Chahal

READ India Players Ratings after ODI Series against Sri Lanka

Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

Shikhar Dhawan: India captain Shikhar Dhawan looked in a remarkable form in the first half of IPL 2021. Shikhar Dhawan smashed 380 runs in 8 matches at a strike-rate of 134.27.

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Suryakumar Yadav: India’s middle-order batsman Suryakumar Yadav will be the player to watch out for in this 1st T20I match against Sri Lanka. In 3 T20Is so far, Suryakumar Yadav has notched up 89 runs at an average of 44.5 that includes a fabulous fifty on T20I debut.

Differential Pick:

Akila Dhananjaya: Sri Lanka’s mystery spinner Akila Dhananjaya bowled really well in the third ODI picking three crucial wickets. Overall, in 27 T20Is, Akila has taken 26 wickets at an economy of 8.27.

SL vs IND Dream11 Team Prediction

BATSMEN: Avishka Fernando, Shikhar Dhawan, Suryakumar Yadav, Prithvi Shaw, Dasun Shanaka
ALL-ROUNDERS: Hardik Pandya, Dhananjaya de Silva
BOWLERS: Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Akila Dhananjaya

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Kuljyot Singh

A cricket maniac who lives his life like a T20 match, time is short so make the most of it. Always thriving to learn more about cricket writing and obviously being an Indian, a big cricket expert.