1st ODI of the India Tour of Sri Lanka 2021 will see the clash between Sri Lanka and India at the R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Sunday 18th July 2021. Keep reading to find out the India Tour of Sri Lanka 2021 1st ODI SL vs IND Match Prediction.
While the big boys of Indian cricket are busy preparing for a Test series in England, a bunch of young men have travelled to Sri Lanka to don the Indian jersey for a limited overs series. It’s a great opportunity for some players who were knocking on the door for quite some time but couldn’t quite make it through because of a tough competition.
Led by Shikhar Dhawan, this Indian team is being called as the second string team. However, by no means this unit is a weak one and instead, the visitors start as firm favourites to emerge victorious. Sri Lanka’s woes on and off the field have mounted in the recent times. But they would look to give a strong fight to the opposition in their own backyard.
Stats that matter for SL vs IND today match prediction:
There are various factors that matter a lot for today’s 1st ODI match prediction. Our experts analyze various factors related to a game such as head-to-head records, pitch reports, weather conditions, team form, etc. Let’s look at those stats which are important for SL vs IND prediction.
SL vs IND Head to Head Records:
Let’s have a look at the head-to-head record for DC vs PBKS today match prediction. Which will help us to understand who will win today’s 1st ODI match prediction. Know who has higher chances of winning between Sri Lanka vs India?
Total Matches Played 159
Sri Lanka Won 56
India Won 91
No Result 11
Colombo is amongst those venues which have always been good for batting. This ground has witnessed several big scores in the past. As it’s the start of the series, there may not be that much in it for the bowlers.
A partly cloudy weather awaits the two teams on Sunday. The maximum temperature would be 28°C while the humidity would be around 78%. These will be pleasant conditions for a 50-over contest.
As it’s a day-night game, the dew factor could come into play big time in the second half. Therefore, bowl first after winning the toss could be the preferred choice for the captains.
Sri Lanka vs India Match Prediction:
Here are the predicted playing XI’s of Sri Lanka vs India for the India tour of Sri Lanka, 2021 1st ODI
Sri Lanka Predicted Playing XI:
Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka (c), Minod Bhanuka (wk), Oshada Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Binura Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera, Asitha Fernando
India Predicted Playing XI:
Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Sanju Samson (wk), Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal
Here is Our India tour of Sri Lanka, 2021 SL vs IND Match Prediction
Here are the cases for who will win today’s 1st ODI Match 12, Sri Lanka vs India Today Match Prediction.
Case1: If Sri Lanka bat first:
First Innings score prediction: Sri Lanka will score 200-210
Result prediction: India will win the match by 6 wickets
Case2: If India bat first:
First Innings score prediction: India will score 285-295
Result prediction: India will win the match by 30-40 runs
SL vs IND Today Match Prediction:
Team India starts favourites to win the first match due to the talent in the squad and a certain unrest in the opposition camp.
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