IND vs SL Today Match Prediction for India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I– Who Will Win IND vs SL match?

Updated on: Jan 4, 2023 10:52 pm IST

  • India vs Sri Lanka

    India is currently taking on Sri Lanka in the three-match T20I series. They have taken a 1-0 lead after their staggering performance in the first game, which they won by 2 runs. They would want to start the year on high and win the series. Sri Lanka on the other gand would be disappointed with their performance in first match. They would want to stage a comeback and level the series

    IND vs SL Match Details

    Fixture Name: India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I
    Competition: Sri Lanka tour of India 2023
    Date: 5th January 2022
    Time: 7:00 PM IST
    Ground: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune

    IND vs SL Pitch Report

    The pitch in MCA stadium, Pune is generally a good batting surface with assistance for spinners as well. Batters need to adapt themselves before going after the bowlers. The average first innings total at this venue is 153, which dips down to 128 in the second innings. The stadium so far has hosted 3 games with chasing side winning 2 out of them. There captain winning the toss would want to bowl first.

    RECENT FORM

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

    IND vs SL Probable Playing XIs

    India:

    Ishan Kishan (WK), Shubman Gill, Rahul Tripathi, Suryakumar Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya (C), Axar Patel, Shivam Mavi, Umran Malik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh

    Sri Lanka:

    Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka

    IND vs SL Probable Top Performers

    Probable Best Batter

    Suryakumar Yadav– Stats in T20Is  

    Indian batter Suryakumar Yadav is expected to the best batter in the second T20I between India and Sri Lanka. The right-hander of late has been in a sensational form and is currently the No.1 ranked batter. He failed to get going in the first game but it is likely that he will set stage on fire in second game. His stats are exceptional as well as he has scored 1415 runs in just 43 games at a strike of over 180.

    Matches Runs Average Strike rate  100s/50s H/S
    42 1408 42.88 179.57 2/12 117

    Probable Best Bowler

    Wanindu Hasaranga– Stats in T20Is 

    Sri Lanka spinner Wanindu Hasranga is expected to be the best spinner in the second T20I 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 first game and is expected to do same. His stats are staggering as well as he has 87 wickets in just 53 games.

    Matches Wickets Economy  Average 5W Best 
    52 86 6.65 14.57 1 4/9

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

    • Hardik Pandya did a terrific job as a skipper in the first game and is expected to do the same.
    • Shivam Mavi had an impressive debut and will continue in the team.
    • Arshdeep Singh is likely to replace Harshal Patel in the second game.
    • Sanju Samson has been ruled out of the series and Jitesh Sharma has replaced him in the Indian side.
    • Sri Lanka would want to avoid whitewash.
    • They will be high on confidence as they defeated India in Asia Cup.
    • 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
    25 18 7 0

    Today’s Match Prediction: India to win the match

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