IND vs SL Today Match Prediction for India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI – Who Will Win IND vs SL match?

Updated on: Jan 9, 2023 2:18 pm IST

  • India vs Sri Lanka

    IND vs SL 1st ODI: After an enthralling end to the T20I series, India is all set to lock horns with Sri Lanka in the three-match ODI series. The first match will be played in Guwahati on 10th January followed by the second and third games to be played on 12th January and 15th January in Kolkata and Thiruvananthapuram.

    IND vs SL Match Details

    Fixture Name: India vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI
    Competition: Sri Lanka tour of India 2023
    Date: 10th January 2022
    Time: 1:30 PM IST
    Ground: Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati

    IND vs SL Pitch Report

    Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati is traditionally a low scoring venue. The pitch offers a lot for the bowlers if they find correct line and length. The average first and second innings score at this venue is 186 and 188. Therefore captain winning the toss would want to bowl first.

    RECENT FORM

    India –  NR NR L L W
    Sri Lanka – L W L NR W

    IND vs SL Probable Playing XIs

    India:

    Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammed Siraj 

    Sri Lanka:

    Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (WK), Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya De Silva, Dasun Shanaka (C), Chamika Karunaratne, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dilshan Madhushanka, Maheesh Teekshana, Lahiru Kumara. 

    IND vs SL Probable Top Performers

    Probable Best Batter

    Rohit Sharma– Stats in ODIs 

    Indian skipper Rohit Sharma is expected to the best batter in the first ODI against Sri Lanka. The right-hander will be returning from the injury and will be eager to get going. His stats are exceptional as he has scored 9454 runs at an average of 48.73

    Matches Runs Average Strike rate  100s/50s H/S
    235 9454 48.73 89.42 29/4 264

    Probable Best Bowler

    Wanindu Hasaranga– Stats in ODIs  

    Sri Lanka spinner Wanindu Hasranga is expected to be the best bowler in the first ODI between India and Sri Lanka. The leg-spinner is currently rated as one of the best spinners going around the World cricket. He has many times put his side in a winning position single handedly and is expected to do the same. He troubled Indian batters in the T20I series and is expected to make his case strong in the ODI series. His stats are staggering as well as he has 88 wickets in just 54 games.

    Matches Wickets Economy  Average 5W Best 
    33 39 5.80 34.79 0 4/58

    IND vs SL Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between India and Sri Lanka 

    • India will play a full strength team in the ODI series against Sri Lanka.
    • Shubman Gill is likely to play ahead of Ishan Kishan as opener
    • Jasprit Bumrah has been withdrawn from the series to keep him fresh for future assignments.
    • Sri Lanka would be looking to make a comeback after losing the T20I series
    • According to the IND vs SL today match prediction, IND is the favorite to win this match.

    IND vs SL Head to Head Test Record 

    Matches Played IND Won SL Won Draw
    162 93 57 12

    Today’s Match Prediction: India to win the match

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