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| On Jul 25, 2021 4:30 PM IST

Sri Lanka vs India Dream11 Prediction 1st T20I [STATS for GRAND LEAGUE – Batting, Bowling, Team, Pitch]


Sri Lanka vs India Dream11: The first of the three-match T20I series between Sri Lanka and India will take place on 25 July at the R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. India thrashed hosts Sri Lanka 2-1 in the recently concluded three-match ODI series. Team India registered brilliant wins in the first two ODI matches at the same venue. On the other hand, Sri Lanka came back strongly to win the third and final ODI against India in a convincing manner. Therefore, it promises to be an exciting T20I series and both the teams will be hoping to play with the best of their abilities.

SL vs IND Today Match Prediction Details

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 pitch and the conditions at the R.Premadasa Stadium are expected to offer a competitive contest between the bat and ball There will be balanced conditions on offer both for the batters and bowlers. However, the captain winning the toss should look to bowl first.


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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 important batters.
  • Dushmantha Chameera, Chamika Karunaratne and Akila Dananjaya will be their main 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 Dananjaya
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 main 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
Hardik Pandya
Krunal Pandya
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Varun Chakravarthy
Deepak Chahar
Yuzvendra Chahal

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Who will win today match

Sri Lanka will be banking upon the likes of Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva and Dasun Shanaka to deliver well in the batting department. Dushmantha Chameera, Akila Dananjaya and Chamika Karunaratne will be their main bowlers. On the other hand, India will depend a lot on Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav to come good with the bat while Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar and Kuldeep Yadav will be their key bowlers. India will be the overwhelming favourites in this encounter against Sri Lanka.In our Dream 11 Today Match Prediction we back India to win this match.

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Fantasy Cricket Tips, Captain & Differential Pick

Captain Options:

Shikhar Dhawan: India captain Shikhar Dhawan has been in an amazing form in the last few T20 games during the IPL 2021. In 8 matches of IPL 2021, Shikhar Dhawan hammered a total of 380 runs at an average of more than 50.

Suryakumar Yadav: For India, Suryakumar Yadav will be key performer with the bat in this T20I series as he will be hoping to continue his impressive form from the ODI matches. Suryakumar Yadav scored a brilliant fifty on his T20I debut innings.

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.

Sri Lanka vs India Dream11 Prediction

Grand League Team 1

We are picking Prithvi Shaw as the Captain of this team due his brilliant form in the first phase of IPL 2021 where he smashed 308 runs at a strike-rate of 166.48.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Ishan Kishan, Minod Bhanuka
BATSMEN: Avishka Fernando (VC), Prithvi Shaw (C), Shikhar Dhawan, Suryakumar Yadav
ALL-ROUNDERS: Dhananjaya de Silva, Hardik Pandya
BOWLERS: Deepak Chahar, Akila Dananjaya, Yuzvendra Chahal

Grand League Team 2

We are selecting Shikhar Dhawan as the Captain of this team because of his fabulous T20I record having scored 1673 runs in 64 T20Is that includes 11 fifties.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson (VC)
BATSMEN: Shikhar Dhawan (C), Suryakumar Yadav, Avishka Fernando, Dasun Shanaka
ALL-ROUNDERS: Dhananjaya de Silva, Krunal Pandya
BOWLERS: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Dushmantha Chameera, Varun Chakravarthy

Grand League Team 3

We are making Ishan Kishan as the Captain of this side as he smacked impressive half-centuries on both of his T20I and ODI debuts.

WICKET-KEEPERS: Ishan Kishan (C)
BATSMEN: Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw, Dasun Shanaka (VC), Suryakumar Yadav, Avishka Fernando
ALL-ROUNDERS: Chamika Karunaratne, Hardik Pandya
BOWLERS: Akila Dananjaya, Varun Chakravarthy, Yuzvendra Chahal

Grand League Team 4

We are picking Suryakumar Yadav as the Captain of this team due to his brilliant performance in his debut T20I innings having scored an incredible fifty and was also named the Man of the Series during the ODIs against Sri Lanka.

BATSMEN: Suryakumar Yadav (C), Dasun Shanaka, Manish Pandey, Avishka Fernando, Prithvi Shaw
ALL-ROUNDERS: Hardik Pandya (VC), Dhananjaya de Silva
BOWLERS: Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Akila Dananjaya

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Kuljyot Singh

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