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Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram, Pitch Report: Batting And Bowling IND vs SL, 3rd ODI, Sri Lanka tour of India, 2023 Preview (1/15/23): India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI Star Sports and DD Sports Live Cricket Score, Commentary

At the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, the third and final one-day international match between India and Sri Lanka will take place on Sunday. With outstanding performances in their first two games, India has officially won the series and will now try to sweep the opposition. View the Greenfield Stadium pitch report, statistics, track record, and weather prediction for Thiruvananthapuram.

By a margin of four wickets, India defeated Sri Lanka in the second ODI. In the match, Sri Lanka chose to bat first after winning the toss. When Sri Lanka batted, they scored 215 runs, with contributions from Nuwanidu Fernando and Kusal Mendis of 50 and 34 runs, respectively. For India, Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammed Siraj both claimed three wickets.

Match Details

  • Match: India vs Sri Lanka
  • Date: 15th January 2023
  • Venue: Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram, India

Greenfield Stadium Pitch Report

Greenfield International fields haven’t been noted for producing big scores since the four international games played there were all low-scoring or quick affairs. India handily defeated the West Indies in the lone ODI played there by restricting them to 104 runs.

Spin had done its magic on that particular day, but that was more than four years ago. But scoring runs for a visiting club hasn’t been easy. In the most recent game, even though it was a T20 match, seamers delighted in bowling on the track. Therefore, the captain who wins the toss will have to make a challenging choice.

Weather Forecast

On Sunday, the high is forecast to be 31 degrees Celsius in the afternoon, and the low will be 23 degrees C in the evening. There is no chance of rain on game day or in the days preceding it. As a result, the weather won’t affect the game.

Probable Playing XIs

India: 

  • Shubman Gill
  • HH Pandya
  • Rohit Sharma(C)
  • Virat Kohli
  • S Iyer
  • KL Rahul
  • Axar Patel
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Umran Malik
  • M Shami
  • Mohammed Siraj

Sri Lanka: 

  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Nuwanidu Fernando
  • C Asalanka
  • D Shanaka(C)
  • D de Silva
  • W Hasaranga
  • C Karunaratne
  • Dunith Wellalage
  • K Mendis
  • Lahiru Kumara
  • K Rajitha

Where to watch

The entire Sri Lanka tour will be broadcast live on Star Sports Network channels, with live streaming available on the Disney+Hotstar app, as Star Sports holds the exclusive rights to broadcast Team India’s home tournaments.

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