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Hardik Pandya will be leading the Indian side while players like Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have been rested. Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, and Yuzvendra Chahal are among the crucial players from the Indian camp.

India is currently standing at the top spot on the ICC Men’s T20I rankings while Sri Lanka is placed eighth on the rankings. These two sides have met a total of 26 times in the T20I format so far, where India won 17 games while Sri Lanka won 8 games. Another exciting contest is anticipated here between these two sides.

Match details

  • Match: India vs Sri Lanka
  • Date: 3rd January 2023
  • Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India

Top Picks for Dream11 Prediction and Fantasy Cricket Tips:

Avishka Fernando is a Sri Lankan right-handed batter. He has 336 runs in 32 T20I appearances and will be eager to aid his side with another good start with the bat tonight.

Maheesh Theekshana is a Sri Lankan right-handed batsman and right-arm off-break bowler. So far in his 32 T20I outings, he has 31 wickets. For this match, he will be an important bowling selection.

Ishan Kishan is an Indian left-handed batsman. He has scored 589 runs in 21 T20I outings so far. He’ll be looking for another strong start in this game.

Arshdeep Singh is an Indian left-handed batsman and left-arm medium fast bowler. In his 21 T20I outings thus far, he has taken 32 wickets. He has been rather efficient with the new ball and can once again play a key role with it.

Dream11 Team:

  • Kusal Mendis and Ishan Kishan are the keepers (C)
  • Suryakumar Yadav, Pathum Nissanka, and Shubman Gill are the batsmen.
  • Hardik Pandya and Wanindu Hasaranga are both all-rounders (VC)
  • Arshdeep Singh, Maheesh Theekshana, Umran Malik, and Yuzvendra Chahal are the bowlers. 

Weather Report:

On matchday, the temperature is forecast to be approximately 27°C, with 55% humidity and a wind speed of 11 km/hr. During the game, there is no danger of rain.

Pitch Report:

The pitch at Wankhede Stadium is a batting-friendly surface that is predicted to help batsmen well in both innings here. Pacers may benefit in the second part of the game, while spinners will be effective in the middle overs. Another run-fest is expected on this track.

Probable XIs Sri Lanka Tour of India 1st T20I:


  • Ishan Kishan (wk)
  • Shubman Gill
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Deepak Hooda
  • Hardik Pandya ©
  • Sanju Samson
  • Washington Sundar
  • Harshal Patel
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Arshdeep Singh
  • Umran Malik

Sri Lanka:

  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Kusal Mendis (wk)
  • Avishka Fernando
  • Charith Asalanka
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  • Dasun Shanaka ©
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Chamika Karunaratne
  • Maheesh Theekshana
  • Lahiru Kumara
  • Dilshan Madushanka

Where to watch

Because Star Sports has exclusive rights to broadcast Team India’s home events, the whole Sri Lanka trip will be telecast live on Star Sports Network stations, with live streaming available on the Disney+Hotstar app. Live matches between India and Sri Lanka are televised on DD Sports.

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