Following a series of matches against well-known international squads, India will host Sri Lanka for six matches – three Twenty20 Internationals and three One-Day Internationals. T20I matches between India and Sri Lanka are likely to begin on a high note for cricket fans in 2023. The remaining five matches for the coveted title will take up the remainder of the month.
The T20I and ODI squads have been announced, and the sides have commenced pre-match preparations and practise. On the tour, Team India will be coached by Hardik Pandya, and with so many exceptional players on the roster. Supporters are anticipating a surprising triumph. Everything is on the line for the Indian squad.
Following a last-ball thriller in Mumbai, the focus now shifts to Pune for the second T20I of India and Sri Lanka’s three-match series at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium. India will attempt to extend their winning streak and win the series to begin the new year by defeating the Asian champions. The second T20 will be available for free on DD Sports via DD Free Dish on January 5. Aside from DD Sports, All India Radio will broadcast the IND vs. SL T20 Series LIVE on their YouTube channel.
As regular skipper Rohit Sharma recovers from a thumb injury sustained during the previous ODI series in Bangladesh, the Indian side will be led by ace all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Notably, Virat Kohli has also been given a rest for this series. In preparation for the ICC T20 World Cup 2024, India will field a young team in the next T20I series. Sanju Samson has been given the chance to show himself, and he plans to take use of it.
The India-Sri Lanka T20 and ODI series will be broadcast on Star Sports Network. This match will be shown on many Star Sports networks, featuring commentary in languages other than Hindi and English.