India missed out on a chance to clinch a clean sweep victory over Sri Lanka in the third ODI as Sri Lanka managed to defeat India on their home soil for the first time since 2010. Though India won the series (2-1) Sri Lanka put up an excellent bowling and batting show as rain poured down, resulting in the match being reduced to 47 overs per side. India was taken aback by the quality bowling as they lost all wickets for a mere 225 runs. With a 226 run target in hand, the Sri Lankans started strong and ended strong with a subtle dismantling in the middle as they lost wickets steadily. Finally, they finished with a 3 wicket victory and were all smiles in the end. The Cricbro today's match prediction cricket prediction who will win the first IT20 is quite difficult to call since both teams have high firepower to take away the matches from their opponent.
Squad: Sri Lanka
Dasun Shanaka (C), Lahiru Udana (wk), Minod Bhanuka (wk), Ashen Bandara, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Pathum Nissanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ishan Jayaratne, Isuru Udana, Ramesh Mendis, Kumarage Lakshan Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Akila Dananjaya, Asitha Fernando, Binura Fernando, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Lakshan Sandakan, Praveen Jayawickrama, Shiran Fernando, Udith Madushan. Coach- Mickey Arthur
Shikhar Dhawan (C), Ishan Kishan (wk), Sanju Samson (wk), Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Nitish Rana, Prithvi Shaw, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Chetan Sakariya, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Navdeep Saini, Rahul Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy, Yuzvendra Chahal. Coach- Rahul Dravid
Probable XI: Sri Lanka
Cricbro match prediction of today's team- Dasun Shanaka (C), Minod Bhanuka (wk), Avishka Fernando, Akila Dananjaya, Chamika Karunanratne, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dushmantha Chameera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Ramesh Mendis
Probable XI: India
Cricbro match prediction of today's team- Shikhar Dhawan (C), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Krunal Pandya, Nitish Rana, Suryakumar Yadav, Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal
- Premadasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo, Sri Lanka
The Cricbro match prediction toss time comes with exciting stats and updates about the match, teams, and players. The Cricbo match prediction toss points towards Sri Lanka winning the toss. Given the pitch conditions, they would want to bat second and chase through explosive batting as the pitch has helped chasers.
The weather was seen to be rainy on the third ODI Matchday for which overs were wasted per side. The weather would remain cloudy and humid with humidity ranging at 70%. The temperatures at Colombo would be high, ranging from 28°C to 32°C. Chances of rain can go down since the match would be held in night light. With all such updates on board, it’s a good chance to become a tipster at Cricbro and show your game skills.
The pitch would remain the same as chasing would be beneficial for any team. The bowlers would have some edge in both halves of the game as the swing would not be an option. Instead, using pacers for bounce and spinners for a turn would be way more advantageous. Seamers too would have an advantage with slower bouncers. For more such info, you can follow the constant Matchday updates and can even become a tipster at Cricbro by getting yourself registered.
Overall Match Prediction
India would be looking to test out their squad depth before the commencement of the T20 World Cup which begins in mid-October 2021. India boasts an exceptional squad depth with both experienced and young players at their disposal, all ready for the opportunity to pounce on other teams. Today's cricket match prediction tips who will win hold them as heavy contenders to win the match.
On the flip side, Sri Lanka is yet to qualify for the T20 World Cup, which is quite shocking as they play their pool matches for qualification later in September. Today's cricket match prediction who will win also holds them as good contenders if they can maintain the form from the third ODI as they play on the same turf with home advantage.
All in all, cricket expert tips say that this will be a cracking contest. Both teams would try out their strengths before the T20 World Cup starts, which is one of the grandest stages of international T20 cricket.
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