IND vs SL Today Match Prediction, Who Will Win The Match 1, Test Series, 4th March

  • Match: IND vs SL
  • Date- March 4th
  • Match Format- Test, Test Series
  • Venue- Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
  • Time- 09:30 PM IST
  • Weather Forecast- Partly Sunny, 15

IND vs SL, Match 1, Test Series, General Online Betting Odds

India- 1.19

Sri Lanka- 13.50

IND vs SL Betting Odds Comparison

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1X Bet1.1913.50

IND vs SL Today Today Match Prediction, Match 1, Test Series

Our Experts bring you the finest today’s match prediction that you can trust. We are here for IND vs SL Today Match Prediction, Match 1, Test Series, Online Cricket Betting Tips, which will provide every user with a clear picture of which team and in what aspect they can place their bets.


Indian side will be looking to regain top spot in test ICC rankings with a series win against Sri Lanka as they are just 3 points behind leaders Australia. In the last test series, the Indian side lost against South Africa away by 1-2 and this will be the first test series for the full-time skipper Rohit Sharma.

Indian side dropped (or rested) veteran middle-order batsmen Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane for this 2-match home series. Star batsman and former captain Virat Kohli will be playing in his 100th career test match and that will be a highlight of this fixture

Top Batsmen of India from last match

Player1st Inning Runs2nd Inning Runs
Virat Kohli79 Runs29 Runs
Cheteshwar Pujara43 Runs9 Runs
Rishabh Pant27 Runs100 Runs

Top Bowlers of India from last match

Player1st Inning Wickets2nd Inning Wickets
Jasprit Bumrah5 Wickets1 Wicket
Mohammed Shami2 Wickets1 Wicket
Shardul Thakur1 Wicket1 Wicket

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka side are leading the ICC World Test Championship but have played only 2 matches so far. They won 2-0 against West Indies in their last test series and looking strong in red-ball cricket. Sri Lanka are yet to win a test match in India and have failed to win in last five overall test matches against their neighbors.  

Top Batsmen of Sri Lanka from last match

Player1st Inning Runs2nd Inning Runs
Pathum Nissanka73 Runs66 Runs
Dimuth Karunaratne42 Runs6 Runs
Dhananjaya de Silva02 Runs155 Runs

Top Bowlers of Sri Lanka from last match

Player1st Inning Wickets2nd Inning Wickets
Ramesh Mendis6 Wickets5 Wickets
Lasith Embuldeniya2 Wickets5 Wickets
Praveen Jayawickrama2 Wickets0 Wickets

Venue Stats:

Match Venue     Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Total Matches13
Matches won batting first3
Matches won bowling first5
Average 1st Inns scores355
Average 2nd Inns scores379
Average 3rd Inns scores270
Average 4th Inns scores129
Highest ScoreNew Zealand 630/6
Lowest ScoreIndia 83/10

Weather Report

The temperature is expected to hover around 15°C on the match-day with 59% humidity and 3 km/h wind speed. There are 3% chances of precipitation during the game.

  • Rain: 3%
  • Humidity: 59%
  • Wind speed: 3 km/h.
  • Temperature- 15 Degree Celsius

Pitch Report

Mohali pitch was infamous for being too helpful for the pacers in the past but recently it has been changed in the favour of batsmen. Average score on this pitch while batting first is near to 400 runs and spinners also managed to shine on this slow pitch recently.

IND vs SL Last Five Matches Stats

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IND vs SL Match 1, Test Series – Today Match Prediction

Let’s check out the crucial playing 11 and Squad for today’s game and the Prediction for this match.

IND Squad

Rohit Sharma (c), Mayank Agarwal, Priyank Panchal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Shubman Gill, Rishabh Pant, KS Bharat, Ravichandran Ashwin (subject to fitness), Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah (vc), Md. Shami, Md. Siraj, Umesh Yadav, Saurabh Kumar.

IND Playing 11

Rohit Sharma (c), Mayank Agarwal, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Jayant Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah (vc), Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj.

SL Squad

Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Pathum Nissanka, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva (vc), Kusal Mendis (subject to fitness), Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Chamika Karunaratne, Lahiru Kumara, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Vishwa Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lasith Embuldeniya.

SL Playing 11

Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Pathum Nissanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva (vc), Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal (wk), Ramesh Mendis, Praveen Jayawickrema, Lasith Embuldeniya, Suranga Lakmal.

Head 2 Head Stats (Last 44 games)

TeamsIND WinSL WinN/R
Last 5 games302

IND vs SL Top Player:

PlayerStatistics (Test Career)
Virat Kohli7962 Runs
Rohit Sharma3047 Runs
Ravichandran Ashwin2844 Runs and 430 Wickets
Jasprit Bumrah113 Wickets
Pathum Nissanka427 Runs
Dimuth Karunaratne5454 Runs
Suranga Lakmal168 Wickets
Dhananjaya de Silva2472 Runs and 25 Wickets

Who will win the match, Today Match Prediction:

India are expected to win the first test match against Sri Lanka

Indian test team rank 2nd in the ICC rankings, just 3 points behind Australia. They are clear favorites to dominate this series with big totals as they have never lost a test match at home against their neighbors. Sri Lanka side are playing with their strongest possible eleven but stand no chance against star-studded Indian side.

Popular Betting Odds For IND vs SL, Match 1, Test Series, Cricket Betting Tips

Top Batsman from India – Virat Kohli (3.24 odds)

The former Indian captain will be playing his 100th test match and will be looking to score big on this historic milestone. Kohli is tipped to play in number 3 role with Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane missing this series. Kohli has scored 7962 runs in 99 test matches with an average of 50.4 and a strike rate of 55.7. Notably, he has scored a fifty, a century, and two double centuries in his last four innings against Sri Lanka.

Top Batsman from Sri Lanka– Dimuth Karunaratne (3.24 odds)

The experienced Sri Lankan test captain will be the most crucial player for the visitors in this series. Karunaratne is in great form with a big century and a fifty in the first test match against West Indies last November. He has scored 5454 runs in 74 matches with an average of 39.5 and a strike rate of 50.00.

Top Bowler from India– Jasprit Bumrah (4.32 odds)

The star Indian pacer returns to action after missing out on the T20I series against Sri Lanka. Bumrah remains the only Indian pace bowler to rank in the top ten in the ICC Test bowling chart. He has taken 113 wickets in just 27 matches with an average of 22.9 and an economy rate of 2.65.