SRI vs IND 11Wickets Prediction, Fantasy Cricket Tips, Playing 11, Pitch Report and Injury Update for 1st ODI
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has often been instrumental in providing early breakthroughs to the team.
Updated - Jul 17, 2021 5:07 pm
Sri Lanka and India will battle it out against each other in the first ODI on Sunday, July 18. The Indian team under Shikhar Dhawan has a good mix of experience and youngsters and they will be keen to start the series on a winning note.
For Sri Lanka, it would be important for them to find their winning ways. After getting whitewashed by England in their previous white ball series they would be keen to right the wrongs and make a comeback.
Sri Lanka vs India, 1st ODI
Venue: R. Premadasa Stadium.
Date & Time: July 18th at 3:00 PM IST
Live Streaming: Sony Sports Network
The surface is expected to be inclined towards the batters. Initially, pacers might get some help, but as the game progresses spinners will too get assistance in the middle overs.
Probable Playing XIs for SRI vs IND 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Avishka Fernando, Pathum Nissanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksha, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dhananjaya de Silva/Ramesh Mendis, Dasun Shanaka (c), Minod Bhanuka (wk), Lahiru Kumara, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya/Lakshan Sandakan, Dushmantha Chameera
Shikhar Dhawan (c), Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Sanju Samson/Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar/Navdeep Saini, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal
Top Picks for SRI vs IND 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Shikhar Dhawan would be all raring to lead the Indian side in the first ODI. The opening batter is known for his belligerent display with the bat. He has scored 5977 runs in his 142 matches ODI career so far.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has often been instrumental in providing early breakthroughs to the team. He has a good record against Sri Lanka wherein he has scalped 17 wickets from 13 matches. Thus he is a player to bank on in this match.
Suryakumar Yadav has had an impressive start to his T20I career. He would thus be keen to make it big in the ODIs as well.
All-rounder Dasun Shanaka can be another good pick for this game. He is an explosive batter and a medium pacer. He has hit 611 runs and scalped 10 wickets in his 28 matches ODI career so far.
Suggested Playing XI No.1 for SRI vs IND 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Shikhar Dhawan (c), Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan, Dasun Shanaka (vc), Avishka Fernando, Ramesh Mendis, Hardik Pandya, Wanindu Hasaranga, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Dushmantha Chameera
Suggested Playing XI No.2 for SRI vs IND 11Wickets Fantasy Cricket
Shikhar Dhawan, Suryakumar Yadav (vc), Sanju Samson, Dasun Shanaka, Avishka Fernando, Prithvi Shaw, Krunal Pandya, Ramesh Mendis, Bhuvneshwar Kumar (c), Yuzvendra Chahal, Dushmantha Chameera
Captain and Vice-Captain Options:
Captain Options: Shikhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Vice-Captain Options: Dasun Shanaka and Suryakumar Yadav