IND vs SL Live: Hello and welcome to ABP’s live coverage of India vs Sri Lanka third T20I. The Men in blue will be locking horns against the Sri Lankan lions in the third and final Twenty20 International of the series on Saturday at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Rajkot. Both teams have won each match and the series stands at 1-1.
After India won the toss, they decided to field first. Batting first Sri Lanka scored a mammoth 206 runs on the board. Kusal Mendis and Dasun Shanaka starred with the bat as both scored 52 runs and 56 runs respectively. In reply, India managed to put in only 190 runs and lost the match by 16 runs. However, Suryakumar Yadav and Axar Patel played a fighting knock of 51 runs and 65 runs respectively for India.
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Both teams will be looking to win the series on Saturday.
India Predicted XI: Shubman Gill, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (c), Rahul Tripathi, Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shivam Mavi, Arshdeep Singh, Umran Malik.
Sri Lanka Predicted XI: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka.
India: Hardik Pandya (c), Suryakumar Yadav (vc), Yuzvendra Chahal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Ishan Kishan (wk), Mukesh Kumar, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Axar Patel, Harshal Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Washington Sundar, Rahul Tripathi, Jitesh Sharma.
Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (c), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Dilshan Madushanka, Lahiru Kumara, Avishka Fernando, Ashen Bandara, Pramod Madushan, Dunith Wellalage, Nuwan Thushara, Kasun Rajitha, Sadeera Samarawickrama.