Currently the three match series is tied at 1-1. Meanwhile, in this match, Team India won the toss and chose to bat first. With this, Srilakam will bowl first.
The third and deciding match of the India-Sri Lanka T20 series is being played at the Saurashtra Cricket Stadium in Rajkot. The result of this match will determine the outcome of the series. Currently the three match series is tied at 1-1. Meanwhile, in this match, Team India won the toss and chose to bat first. With this, Srilakam will bowl first.
In such circumstances, Team India is in danger of losing the series at home in Sri Lanka for the first time. 4 years ago in 2019 India lost a bilateral series at home. Australia lost 2-0. Since then, India have won 11 consecutive series at home.
If the Indian team wins this match, they will clinch the 5th consecutive T20I series against Sri Lanka. If the Indian team under the captaincy of Hardik loses, they will lose the series for the first time. Both the teams have played five bilateral series in India so far. India won by 4. They are equal in one.
Sri Lanka Playing XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (keeper), Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (captain), Vanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Mahesh Thiksha, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madhushanka
India Playing XI: Ishan Kishan (keeper), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Rahul Tripathi, Hardik Pandya (captain), Deepak Hooda, Akshar Patel, Shivam Mavi, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal
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