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Cricket Betting Tips and Fantasy Cricket Match Predictions: Sri Lanka vs India - 1st T20I

Avishka Fernando
Avishka Fernando
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The 1st T20I of the three-match series between Sri Lanka and India will be played at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

LIVE SCORES - Sri Lanka vs India - 1st T20I

In the last five matches between the two teams, India have won 3 while Sri Lanka have won one. The last encounter between the two sides saw India beat Sri Lanka by 78 runs.

Dasun Shanaka is the top run-scorer for Sri Lanka with 114 runs from his last 7 matches at an average of 19 and a strike rate of 93.

Wanindu Hasaranga has also made 108 runs at a strike rate of 106 from his last 10 matches.

Wanindu Hasaranga has been the best bowler for Sri Lanka and has picked up 14 wickets from his last 10 matches while bowling at a strike rate of 15 and an economy rate of 5.89.

Dushmantha Chameera has also picked up 10 wickets from his last 6 matches.

Hardik Pandya is the top run-scorer for India with 164 runs from his last 8 matches at an average of 32 and a strike rate of 147.

Suryakumar Yadav has also made 89 runs at a strike rate of 185 from his last 3 matches.

Yuzvendra Chahal has been the best bowler for India and has picked up 8 wickets from his last 8 matches while bowling at a strike rate of 24 and an economy rate of 9.44. However, with Rahul Chahar and Varun Chakravarthy in the reckoning, Chahal might not get a game.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar has also picked up 4 wickets from his last 5 matches.

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Let's have a look at the probable playing XIs:

Sri Lanka - Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga/Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Praveen Jayawickrama

India - Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Rahul Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy


Cricket Betting Tips and Match Predictions*

Who will win the toss? - India

Who will win? – India

Top Batsman (Runs Scored) – Prithvi Shaw (India), Avishka Fernando (Sri Lanka)

Top Bowler (Wickets taken) – Varun Chakravarthy (India), Wanindu Hasaranga (Sri Lanka)

Most Sixes – Ishan Kishan (India), Avishka Fernando (Sri Lanka)

Player of the Match –  Varun Chakravarthy

Team Scores Batting first - India 180+, Sri Lanka 160+

Match Handicap India

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*NB these predictions may be changed nearer the start of the match once the final starting teams have been announced and we will be running ‘In–Play’ features, so stay tuned.

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