The 3rd ODI of 3 match series between India & Sri Lanka will be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Friday, July 23, 2021.
The third and final ODI between India and Sri Lanka will be played on Friday at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Shikar Dhawan-led team India produced a sensational performance in the second ODI to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka after batting first posted 275/9 in their scheduled 50 overs, which team India chased down with 3 wickets and 5 balls to spare. Deepak Chahar played the role of a finisher and took his side over the finishing line.
India has already clinched the series and will look to whitewash the Islanders when they will face each other on Friday. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, will be looking to avoid a whitewash and finish the ODI series on a high note.
Here are the match details, pitch report, probable playing 11, squads, player records/stats and dream11 fantasy team predictions for 3rd ODI of the India Tour of Sri Lanka, 2021 between India and Sri Lanka.
- Match: Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd ODI
- Date: Friday, July 23, 2021
- Time: 3:00 PM (IST)
- Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
The bowlers should vary their pace if they want to pick wickets on this surface. As the match progresses, the spinners will play a big role, making for a good contest between bat and ball. Playing the ball late will help the batters immensely.
With dew possibly playing a part, both teams will look to chase upon winning the toss. 250-260 is par at the venue, with the middle overs being crucial to the outcome of the game.
SL vs IND Probable Playing XI
Sri Lanka Probable Playing XI
Dasun Shanaka (C), Minod Bhanuka (WK), Chamika Karunaratne, Bhanuka Rajapaksha, Kasun Rajitha, Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lakshan Sandakan, Dushmantha Chameera.
India Playing XI
Shikhar Dhawan (C), Ishan Kishan (WK), Prithvi Shaw, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Suryakumar Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar, Krunal Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Manish Pandey.
Sri Lanka & India Squads
Sri Lanka Squad
Dasun Shanaka (C), Lakshan Sandakan, Lahiru Udara, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ramesh Mendis, Dushmantha Chameera, Pathum Nissanka, Ishan Jayaratne, Praveen Jayawickrama, Shiran Fernando, Lahiru Kumara, Asitha Fernando, Isuru Udana, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kasun Rajitha, Akila Dananjaya, Minod Bhanuka, Ashen Bandara, Avishka Fernando, Charith Asalanka, Binura Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva.
Shikhar Dhawan (C), Krishnappa Gowtham, Deepak Chahar, Chetan Sakariya, Varun Chakravarthy, Navdeep Saini, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Devdutt Padikkal, Krunal Pandya, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Rahul Chahar, Hardik Pandya, Prithvi Shaw, Nitish Rana, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Manish Pandey, Sanju Samson.
SL vs IND Last 5 Matches Stats
SL vs IND Head-to-head
- Matches Played – 161
- Sri Lanka Won – 56
- India Won – 93
- N/R – 11
- Tied- 1
Average First Innings Score
277 Runs (Last 5 ODI matches played at this venue)
Record of Chasing Team
- Matches Won: 19
- Matches Lost: 16
- No Result/Abandoned: 2
Top Picks For SL vs IND 3rd ODI
1. Suryakumar Yadav: He has been consistent in both the last two matches they played against Sri Lanka. He smashed a match-winning 53 off 44 deliveries for the Indian side in the 2nd ODI. Before that, in the first ODI, he scored 31 off 20 balls.
2. Shikhar Dhawan: The left-handed opening batsman from India has smashed 115 runs in this series so far and is expected to deliver more with the bat in the final ODI. He can be a safe pick for your fantasy team.
1. Wanindu Hasaranga: The right-handed batsman and right-arm leg-break bowler from Sri Lanka has been pretty impressive with the ball on both occasions. He was quite economical and picked up 3 wickets in the series so far. With the bat, he scored 16 runs.
2. Chamika Karunaratne: He has so far played the role of finisher for the Lankans. He smashed 43 off 35 in the first ODI and smacked 44 runs off 33 balls in the second ODI. He can be a brilliant pick for your fantasy team.
SL vs IND Dream11 Expert Picks
|Shikhar Dhawan||165 Points|
|Ishan Kishan||118 Points|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||131 Points|
SL vs IND Player Record/Stats (Top 5 Picks)
|Player||Stats (In This Series)|
|Shikhar Dhawan||115 Runs|
|Charith Asalanka||103 Runs|
|Yuzvendra Chahal||5 Wickets|
|Wanindu Hasaranga||3 Wickets|
|Deepak Chahar||69 Runs & 4 Wickets|
SL vs IND Captaincy Picks
- Wanindu Hasaranga
- Shikhar Dhawan
- Dhananjaya de Silva
SL vs IND Dream11 Fantasy Team Prediction
Fantasy Team Suggestion 1
- Wicket-Keeper: Ishan Kishan
- Batsmen: Suryakumar Yadav, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw
- All-Rounders: Dhananjaya De Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Hardik Pandya
- Bowlers: Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Rajitha
- Captain: Shikhar Dhawan
- Vice-Captain: Wanindu Hasaranga
Fantasy Team Suggestion 2
- Wicket-Keeper: Minod Bhanuka, Ishan Kishan
- Batsmen: Suryakumar Yadav, Charith Asalanka, Shikhar Dhawan, Prithvi Shaw
- All-Rounders: Dhananjaya de Silva, Krunal Pandya, Wanindu Hasaranga
- Bowlers: Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar, Dushmantha Chameera
- Captain: Suryakumar Yadav
- Vice-Captain: Dhananjaya de Silva
Probable Winner Of The 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.