The series of three T20 matches between India and Sri Lanka will be played from December 20 to December 24. After winning the Test and ODI series, India's eyes will now be on T20 series. Rohit Sharma is all set to capture the second series as captain. Team India had the Test Series 1-0, while ODI series 2-1 had their name.
Jaydev Unadkat, who played the last T-20 match against Zimbabwe, has returned to India, while Basil Thampi, Washington Sundar and Deepak Hooda will make debut in this format.
December 20, 7pm: First T20, Barabati Stadium (Cuttack)
December 22, at 7:00 pm: Holkar Cricket Stadium (Indore)
December 24, at 7:00 pm: Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)
Driving on Shikhar Dhawan (100 not out) and Shreyas Iyer (65) batting, India managed to seal victory against Sri Lanka by eight wickets in the third and decisive ODI match.
With this, the host has claimed the three match ODI series by 2-1. At the same time, India has won its eightth ODI series consecutively. India had crushed Sri Lanka by 215 runs in 44.5 overs on the basis of 'Man of the Match' Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal for three wickets. This easy goal was achieved by India after losing two wickets in 32.1 overs.
Squads of India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I
India: Rohit Sharma(c), KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Basil Thampi, Jaydev Unadkat
Sri Lanka: Thisara Perera(c), Upul Tharanga, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Asela Gunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dasun Shanaka, Chaturanga de Silva, Sachith Pathirana, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep, Vishwa Fernando