Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I match prediction

Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I Betting Tips, H2H & Match Prediction

The 1st T20I of India tour of Sri Lanka 2021 will take place in Colombo where Sri Lanka will take over India at R. Premadasa Stadium on Sunday 25 July at 8:00 PM local. Here in this article, you will find all the details related to this match. The weather looks overcast and it could cause trouble in-between the match.

The surface looks competitive as it supports both bowlers and batsmen. We can expect avg 1st inning score above 150. Spinners will be the key on this track because it gets slower as time goes.

Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20

Sri Lanka vs India head to head

India has the upper hand on Sri Lanka as India beat Sri Lanka 13 times in 19 meetings, so far while Sri Lanka is only able to win on 5 occasions. One match remained no result, in the last 5 meetings, India completely dominated Sri Lanka by winning 4 out of 5 games.

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Would Sri Lanka be able to outplay India?

Sri Lanka has already lost the ODI series against India and their record against India in T20 is also poor. Sri Lankan players are suffering from their bad form right now which is a big issue for them.

In the absence of big players like Angelo Matthews and Kusal Perera team is missing the proper guidance and leadership. If Sri Lanka wants to win the T20I series then they need to work hard on their weaknesses otherwise like ODI they could lose the T20I series as well.

Possible SL XI

Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka (wk), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Kasun Rajitha.

India would like to tighten their grip over Sri Lanka

India has already won the ODI series under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan and now India will try to win the T20I series as well. IND has a good track record against Sri Lanka in T20Is which shows that India could win the T20I series one-sided.

IND has so many new talents to introduce in the T20I series. There are players like Rahul Chahar, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana who are waiting on the bench to show their skills. Once they get a chance they will show their performance so that they could get select for the T20 world cup 2021.

Possible IND XI

Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan (c), Ishan Kishan (wk), Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav.

SL vs IND 1st T20I match prediction and betting tips

After winning the ODI series Indian fan’s hopes will be high that India could whitewash Sri Lanka in the T20 series as well. Sri Lanka will try to put up a tough competition against India and would not make winning the T20 series easy for them. As per the recent performance and records, we are backing India here to win the game.