IND vs SL Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today’s Match Between India and Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI?

IND vs SL Match Prediction- Who Will Win Today's Match Between India and Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI?

Sanjay Sanapoori

Modified Jan 15, 2023 8:15 AM IST

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The series is decided as Sri Lanka once again fail to win a bilateral series in India. However, as it is a World Cup year, calling the upcoming game a dead rubber removes a lot of shine as it leaves sides a chance to fine-tune their line-ups for the tournament.

IND vs SL Match Details

Date: January 15th 2023

Time:  1:30 PM IST

Venue: Thiruvananthapuram

IND vs SL Weather Report

The Weather at Thiruvananthapuram is fine but with the game being played in the evening dew will definitely be a concern.

IND vs SL Pitch Report

A flat track is expected with a lot of runs on offer. A lot of dew is also expected in the second half and batting second could be a safer option.

IND vs SL Head-to-Head

Played- 164 | India -95 | Sri Lanka – 57 | No Result- 11 | Tie- 1

IND vs SL Predicted Playing XI

India Playing XI

Rohit Sharma, Ishan Kishan Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer/ Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar/ Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Mohammad Siraj

Sri Lanka Playing XI

Avishka Fernando, Pattum Nissanka, Dhananjaya De Silva, Charith Asalanka, Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara

IND vs SL Key Players

Umran Malik

With his raw pace, Umran Malik is winning hearts fast. He has found some control to go with his pace and could be groomed into a really interesting pacer, With the World Cup coming up, India could use him as the X-factor player and will hope he delivers in the opportunities he gets.

Dasun Shanaka

Dasun Shanaka is loving the Indian bowlers. His numbers against them are getting better and he will want to step up further in the ODIs. He did not bowl too much in the T20is but now in the longer format Dasun Shanaka may step up with the ball too adding to his value in the squad.

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IND vs SL Match Tips

The series is done and India are finding form as their bowlers and top-order look impressive again, leaving them as strong favorites for the upcoming encounter.

Match Prediction: India Will Win the Match