IND vs SL Dream11 Prediction: India squares off against Sri Lanka in the 1st T20I at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Hardik Pandya will lead the side against the Asian champions.
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The last time India played a T20I series was against New Zealand. India won the series against the Blackcaps under Hardik Pandya. Sanju Samson, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav are the key players to watch out for in the 1st T20I.
Coach Rahul Dravid has to make some tough calls as key players Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul are not part of the squad. Ishan kishan will open the batting alongside Ruturaj Gaikwad. Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav and Hardik Pandya form the middle order.
Sri Lanka under Dasun Shanaka won the Asia Cup in 2022. The Lankans were competitive in the T20 World cup. Kusal Mendis, Pathum Nissanka and Bhanuka Rajapaksa had a great outing in 2022. Wanindu Hasaranga and Maheesh Theekshana were the stand out bowlers in the shorter format for Lankans in 2022.
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Dasun Shanaka vs India in 2022:
Dasun Shanaka has scored 157 Runs in 4 Innings at an average of 157 striking at 193.82. He is the Only batter with 90+ batting average and 180+ batting strike rate vs India in a calendar year (min 3 innings)
India vs Srilanka Match Details
Match : India vs Srilanka 1st T20I
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date & Time : 3rd January 2023 @ 7:00 PM IST
The pitch at Wankhede is a fast paced track and a high scoring one. Batsmen love batting on this track. Teams chasing Win majority of the matches due to the due factor in the later part of the game. Average 1st innings score in the last 7 T20 internationals at this venue is 194.
India vs Srilanka H2H Record
Matches Played : 26
India Won : 17
Srilanka Won: 8
No Result : 1
India vs Srilanka Playing XI
India: Ishan Kishan, Ruturaj Gaikwad,Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson (wk), Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Umran Malik, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh
Srilanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk) , Dhanjay De Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara
Ind vs SL Dream11 Prediction: To Fantasy Picks
Ishan Kishan: The left-handed recently smashed double hundred against Bangladesh. He has the experience of playing at Wankhede and has a very good record at this venue.
Suryakumar Yadav: He was unstoppable in 2022. Surya is one of the key players in the Indian T20 setup. He could reap huge rewards with his striking ability. He is a must have pick in the Ind vs SL Dream11 team.
Wanindu Hasaranga: Hasaranga bowls the crucial overs for Srilanka in the shorter format. He is one the leading T20I bowlers and can strike huge with the bat.