India vs Sri Lanka will be taking place in the ODI World Cup 2023, at the Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai. The same venue where India won the World Cup in the year 2011 against the same opponent. They will meet after 12 years in the same venue on Thursday afternoon. The Men in Blue have won 6 out of their 6 matches in the tournament and the only unbeaten side in the marquee event.
The Men in Blue have been in red hot form after beating the defending champions England. Mohammed Shami bowled a fiery spell alongside Jasprit Bumrah and picked seven wickets between them and bowled out the reigning champions for just 129 runs and won the game by 100 runs. On the other hand, the Islanders were shocked by Afghanistan who defeated them by seven wickets in their last game at Pune. Kusal Mendi's side has suffered from the problems of injuries.
IND vs SL: Match Details
Match: India vs Sri Lanka, ODI World Cup 2023, 33rd Match
Venue: Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Date and Time: November 2, 2:00 PM (IST)
Live coverage details: Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar app and website
IND vs SL: Pitch Report
The pitch of the Wankhede is well-balanced. It gives some seam movement and bounce to the seamers early on in the innings. In the last 20 matches, the average first innings score is 258 runs. The teams here love to chase with the dew factor ch=omes in place. Most of the teams love to bowl first after winning the toss.
IND vs SL: Head-to-Head
The teams have met each other on 9 occasions with the teams tied 4 wins each and one match has a no-result. The last time they met in the Asia Cup final Rohit Sharma's side had the upper hand, as the batters of Sri Lanka were dismantled against the fiery spell of Mohammed Siraj the pacer picked 6 wickets and they were bowled out for just 50 runs.
IND vs SL: Probable Playing XI
India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Suryakumar Yadav, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Mohammed Shami
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (c), Dhanjaya de Silva, Asalanka, Angelo Matthews, Dushmantha Chameera, Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Kasun Rajitha
IND vs SL: Dream 11 Fantasy Teams
Rohit Sharma, Pathum Nissanka, Virat Kohli (captain), Kusal Mendis, Sadeera Samarawickrama, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja
Dusmantha Chameera, Mohammed Shami (vice-captain), Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep .