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India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Rohit Sharma wins toss, elect to field

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 17 December 2017, 13:27 IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI

Rohit Sharma-led Indian team have won the toss and elected to field first in the third and last match of the ODI series between India and Sri Lanka at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam on 17 Deember.

Both teams are currently at the 1-1 draw. There is no ODI series in the Indian team home since October 2015. At the same time, the Sri Lankan team has the chance to create history by winning the first bilateral series on Indian soil. The biggest challenge in front of Sri Lanka is team captain Rohit Sharma, who has scored double century in the second match played in Mohali.


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Team India records in Visakhapatnam

Team India has played 7 ODIs since 2005, in which the 'men in blue' has won five. India faced a defeat in one, while one match was canceled. There is only one match played between Sri Lanka and India here and the match held on February 17, 2007 in which team India won by 7 wickets.

Squad:

India: Rohit Sharma (captain), Dinesh Karthik, Mahendra Singh Dhoni (wk), Shikhar Dhawan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Manish Pandey, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Shreyas Iyer, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Ajinkya Rahane, Siddarth Kaul, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel.

Sri Lanka XI: Thisara Perera (captain), Upul Tharanga, Angelo Mathews, Suranga Lakmal, Lahiru Thirimanne, Nuwan Pradeep, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Danushka Gunathilaka, Sachith Pathirana, Akila Dananjaya, Asela Gunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Perera, Dushmantha Chameera, Chaturanga de Silva, Sadeera Samarawickrama.

First published: 17 December 2017, 13:18 IST
 
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