- Match: IND vs SL
- Date- February 24TH
- Match Format- 1st T20 Match
- Venue- Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
- Time- 07:00 PM IST
- Weather Forecast- Mostly Clear, 24℃
IND vs SL, Match 1, T20 Series, General Online Betting Odds
Sri Lanka- 4.00
IND vs SL Betting Odds Comparison
|Betting Sites with Odds For IND vs SL||IND (Odds)||SL (Odds)|
IND vs SL Today Today Match Prediction, Match 1, T20 Series
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India climbed to top spot in ICC T20 best team’s ranking with a 3-0 series win against West Indies at home. Bowling unit struggled to maintain economy rate against West Indies but return of Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja will be a big boost for the hosts. Sanju Samson also return from his injury and is expected to play in middle-order in place of injured Suryakumar Yadav.
Top Batsmen of India from last match
|Suryakumar Yadav||65 runs||209.68|
|Venkatesh Iyer||35 runs||184.21|
|Ishan Kishan||34 runs||109.68|
Top Bowlers of India from last match
|Harshal Patel||3 wickets||5.50|
|Shardul Thakur||2 wickets||8.25|
|Deepak Chahar||2 wickets||8.18|
Sri Lankan team managed to win last match in a 4-1 lost series against Australia, which will give them some hopes against mighty Indian side. The form of Pathum Nissanka and captain Dasun Shanaka will be a key for the visitor in this series. They suffered a big blow a day before the match as star all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga tested positive for the Covid-19 again.
Top Batsmen of Sri Lanka from last match
|Kusal Mendis||69 Runs||118.97|
|Dasun Shanaka||35 Runs||112.90|
|Charith Asalanka||20 Runs||222.22|
Top Bowlers of Sri Lanka from last match
|Dushmantha Chameera||2 Wickets||7.50|
|Lahiru Kumara||2 Wickets||8.50|
|Praveen Jayawickrama||1 Wicket||7.25|
|Match Venue||Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow|
|Matches won batting first||4|
|Matches won bowling first||3|
|Average 1st Inns scores||151|
|Average 2nd Inns scores||128|
|Highest score||India 195/2|
|Lowest Score||West Indies 106/8|
|Highest Score Chased||South Africa Women 159/4|
|Lowest Score Defended||Afghanistan 156/8|
The temperature is expected to hover around 24°C on the match-day with 64% humidity and 5 km/hr wind speed. There are 2% chances of precipitation during the game.
- Rain: 2%
- Humidity: 64%
- Wind speed: 5 km/h.
- Temperature- 24 Degree Celsius
Lucknow pitch has extra pace and bounce for the seamers and return of Jasprit Bumrah will be a key factor for India. Average score on this pitch remains around 140 runs, so any score above 160 while batting first will be tough to chase.
IND vs SL Last Five Matches Stats
IND vs SL Match 1, T20 Series – Today Match Prediction
Let’s check out the crucial playing 11 and Squad for today’s game and the Prediction for this match.
Rohit Sharma (c), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (wk), Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, Venkatesh Iyer, Deepak Hooda, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Harshal Patel, Md Siraj, Sanju Samson (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Yuzvendra Chahal, Ravi Bishnoi, Kuldeep Yadav, Avesh Khan..
IND Playing 11
Ruturaj Gaikwad, Ishan Kishan (WK), Shreyas Iyer, Rohit Sharma (C), Sanju Samson, Venkatesh Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Harshal Patel, Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah.
Dasun Shanaka (c), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kamil Mishara, Janith Liyanage, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Binura Fernando, Shiran Fernando, Maheesh Theekshana, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Ashian Daniel.
SL Playing 11
Pathum Nissanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kamil Mishara (WK), Dinesh Chandimal, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (C), Chamika Karunaratne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara.
Head 2 Head Stats (Last 22 games)
|Teams||IND Win||SL Win||N/R|
|Last 5 games||3||2||0|
IND vs SL Top Player:
|Player||Statistics (Last Series)|
|Suryakumar Yadav||092 runs|
|Venkatesh Iyer||107 runs|
|Harshal Patel||5 wickets|
|Ravi Bishnoi||3 wickets|
|Pathum Nissanka||184 runs|
|Dasun Shanaka||116 runs|
|Dushmantha Chameera||7 wickets|
|Maheesh Theekshana||5 wickets|
Who will win the match, Today Match Prediction:
India are expected to win the first T20 match against Sri Lanka
India is the favorite to win this match and series against struggling neighbors Sri Lanka. Men in Blue welcomes Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, and Sanju Samson back in the national team but are missing key players like Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, KL Rahul, and Deepak Chahar for this series. Sri Lankan side is expected to make wholesome of changes to their squad after a heavy 4-1 series defeat against Australia and is missing star players like Wanindu Hasaranga, Avishka Fernando, and Nuwan Thushara.
Popular Betting Odds For IND vs SL Match 1, T20 Series, Cricket Betting Tips
Top Batsman from India – Rohit Sharma (3.10 odds)
New Indian captain has made a fantastic start to his leadership duties but his individual performances have been declined lately. Rohit Sharma scored just 66 runs in 3 matches against West Indies with an average of 22.0 and a strike of 126.92, but is tipped as best bastman for team India on betting platforms.
Top Batsman from Sri Lanka– Pathum Nissanka (4.00 odds)
The new-gem of Sri Lankan batting unit, Pathum Nissanka, excelled further in the recently lost Australia series. The youngster was consistent with runs while opening the inning but failed to receive same kind of commitments from the teammates. He scored 184 runs in just 5 matches against Australia with an average of 26.80 and a strike rate of 115.72.
Top Bowler from India– Jasprit Bumrah (3.40 odds)
Jasprit Bumrah return to action for this series and has been tipped a best bowler for India on Thursday. The star pacer has been out of form lately but his numbers speaks the volume. Bumrah remains highest wickets-taker for India in t20is with 66 wickets in 55 matches with an average of 19.5 and an economy rate of just 6.52.
Top Bowler from Sri Lanka– Dushmantha Chameera (4.00 odds)
The experienced right-arm pacer was the highest wickets-taker for Sri Lanka in Australia tour. With Wanindu Hasaranga missing this tour, he will be a crucial part for the visitors in this 3-match series. Chameera took 7 wickets 5 matches against Australia with an average of 21.85 and an economy rate of 7.65.