IND vs SL: The three-match ODI series between India and Sri Lanka (IND vs SL) is starting today (January 10). The first match will be played at Balaspara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. The match will start at 1.30 pm. Team India seems to have the upper hand in this match, but the recent ODI record of Sri Lanka has also been very strong.
Rohit, Virat and KL Rahul have returned for the ODI series in Team India. The return of seniors will strengthen the team but at the same time there will be a big problem in choosing the playing-11. It is possible that Ishaan Kishan, who scored a double century in India’s last ODI, will have to sit out this time. Team India has a good balance in batting and bowling, but despite this, it had to face defeat at the hands of Bangladesh in the last ODI series. In such a situation, coach Rahul Dravid and captain Rohit Sharma would not like to take any kind of laxity this time.
Sri Lanka’s ODI record was excellent last year
Under the captaincy of Dasun Shanaka, the Sri Lankan team has not only improved in T20, but also in ODIs this team is spreading colors. Last year, this team played 10 ODIs, out of which it won 6. This also includes the 5-match ODI series win against Australia. Sri Lanka defeated Australia 3–2 in June 2022. In such a situation, Sri Lanka cannot be underestimated in any way in this match.
Along with the victory in this series, the efforts of both the teams will also be on the preparations for the ODI World Cup. In such a situation, some experiments can be done from both the sides. Things like change in batting order can be seen in this. Can also be used on playing-11 combination.
This can be the playing-11 of both the teams
Team India: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Akshar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh.
Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Kusal Mendis, Charith Aslanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Avishka Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Pathum Nissanka, Kasun Rajitha, Dhananjay D’Silva, Mahish Teekshana.
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