IND vs SL: Sri Lanka will lock horns against India in the 2nd ODI of the Sri Lanka tour of India, 2023 on Thursday, January 12, 2023, at Eden Gardens, Kolkata.
Team India started the ODI series on a high note as they registered a thumping 67-run win in the first match. They will be looking to take an unassailable lead when the two teams lock horns in the second ODI at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on Thursday.
Batting first, India charted a mammoth total of 373 runs for the loss of seven wickets. Virat Kohli was the show-stealer as he notched up his 73rd century. He ended up scoring 113 runs off 87 balls while the skipper Rohit Sharma also looked good with a knock of 83 runs.
In reply, Sri Lanka could go nowhere near the target and lost the match by a huge margin of 67 runs. For the visitors, captain Dasun Shanaka top-scored with unbeaten 108 runs from 88 balls, which had 12 fours and three sixes studded in it. Pathum Nissanka also contributed 72 runs.
Heading into the second match, while the Men in Blue will look to extend their winning run in the tournament, the Lankan Lions will be keen on roaring back and bringing the series at level. All in all, with some of the best white-ball players taking the field against each other, a cracking 50-overs game beckons at Kolkata.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for the 2nd ODI of the Sri Lanka tour of India, 2023.
IND vs SL Match Details
- Match: India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI
- Date: Thursday, January 12, 2023
- Time: 1:30 PM (IST) | 8:00 PM (GMT) | 1:30 PM (Local)
- Venue: Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Pitch Report For IND vs SL, 2nd ODI
The surface at Eden Gardens has always been a batting-friendly one with plenty of help on offer for the pacers as well. Spinners are expected to dominate the middle overs. The team winning the toss will look to bat first since the majority of the games here have been won by the team batting first. The average first-inning score at this venue hovers around 245 runs.
Pitch Stats of Eden Gardens, Kolkata For IND vs SL, 2nd ODI
- Total matches played: 32
- Matches won batting first: 19
- Matches won bowling first: 12
- Average 1st Inns scores: 245
- Average 2nd Inns scores: 206
- Highest total recorded: 404/5 (50 Ov) by IND vs SL
- Lowest total recorded: 63/10 (39.3 Ov) by IND-W vs ENG-W
- Highest score chased: 317/3 (48.1 Ov) by IND vs SL
- Lowest score defended: 195/10 (50 Ov) by IND vs SA
Probable Playing XI For IND vs SL, 2nd ODI
India Playing XI
Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (WK), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Umran Malik, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Sri Lanka Playing XI
Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (WK), Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (C), Wanindu Hasaranga, Dunith Wellalage/Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka/Lahiru Kumara.
Stats of India & Sri Lanka Form in Last 5 Matches
IND vs SL Top Players to Pick in Fantasy Team for 2nd ODI of Sri Lanka tour of India, 2023
1. Virat Kohli
The undisputed ruler of the 50-Overs format continued his rich vein of form and notched up his 73rd century in the last match against Sri Lanka. He played a match-defining knock of 113 runs from just 87 balls, with the help of 12 boundaries and a six.
2. Rohit Sharma
The Indian captain made an astounding comeback as he clobbered the Lankan bowling attack all over the ground. He played a crucial knock of 83 runs from just 67 balls, which had nine boundaries and three towering sixes embedded in it.
3. Dasun Shanaka
The Sri Lankan captain has been in a rich form with the bat lately. After showcasing his hitting abilities in the T20I series, the 31-year-old took on the charge in the 50-Overs format as well. He played an unbeaten knock of 108 runs from 88 balls in the last match and will look to extend his good run of form.
4. Umran Malik
The Jammu pacer, once again hogged all the limelight during the first ODI, having picked up three wickets in his eight overs spell at an economy rate of 7.13. The Indian speedster will play a key role for the Men in Blue at Eden Gardens.
IND vs SL Player Record/Stats (Must Picks) For 2nd ODI
|Player||Stats (This Series)|
|Virat Kohli||113 Runs|
|Dasun Shanaka||108 Runs & 1 Wicket|
|Rohit Sharma||83 Runs|
|Umran Malik||3 Wickets|
|Kasun Rajitha||3 Wickets|
|Pathum Nissanka||72 Runs|
|KL Rahul||39 Runs|
IND vs SL Captaincy Picks For 2nd ODI Between India vs Sri Lanka
- Virat Kohli
- Rohit Sharma
- Dasun Shanaka
IND vs SL Dream11 Prediction – Fantasy Team Suggesting For 2nd ODI
India vs Sri Lanka – Fantasy Team 1
- Wicket-Keeper: KL Rahul, Kusal Mendis
- Batters: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Dasun Shanaka, Pathum Nissanka
- All-Rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Hardik Pandya
- Bowlers: Mohammed Siraj, Kasun Rajitha, Umran Malik
- Captain: Virat Kohli
- Vice-Captain: Dasun Shanaka
India vs Sri Lanka – Fantasy Team 2
- Wicket-Keeper: KL Rahul, Kusal Mendis
- Batters: Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Dasun Shanaka, Shubman Gill
- All-Rounders: Hardik Pandya
- Bowlers: Mohammed Siraj, Kasun Rajitha, Chamika Karunaratne, Umran Malik
- Captain: Rohit Sharma
- Vice-Captain: Virat Kohli
IND vs SL Match Prediction – Who Will Win Today’s Match?
India is expected to win this match.
Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team for the fantasy game please consider the points mentioned and make your own decision at the time of making your team.