IND vs SL Today Match Prediction, 2nd T20I, 5th JAN 2023

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ND vs SL Today Match Prediction, 2nd T20I
  • Match: India vs Sri Lanka (IND vs SL)
  • Date- 5 January
  • Match Format- T20I
  • Venue- Pune
  • Time- 7 PM (IST)
  • Weather Forecast- Sunny, 31℃

India vs Sri Lanka (IND vs SL) Today Match Prediction Preview:

Welcome to the IND vs SL Today Prediction curated by Kheltalk cricket experts. Sri Lanka will take on India in the 2nd T20I of Sri Lanka tour of India in Pune on 5 January 2023, Thursday. Keep on reading for more information on the IND vs SL game.

India and Sri Lanka will meet in the 2nd match of the three-match T20I. India won the first game by just two runs at Wankhede. The visiting side needed 4 runs off the final delivery but the team managed to get only one. India made 162 in their 20 overs with the help of Deepak Hooda’s 41. Wanindu Hasaranga was the pick of the bowlers with 1/22. Sri Lanka lost wickets early but Shanaka’s 27-ball 45 kept the team in the hunt. Wanindu Hasaranga and Chamika Karunaratne joined the party to take the team close but unfortunately, they lost by two runs.

Top Batsmen for IND vs SL

(Recent Matches)

Suryakumar Yadav- 10 Matches, 371 runs
Hardik Pandya- 8 Matches, 171 runs
Pathum Nissanka- 9 Matches, 277 runs

Top Bowlers for IND vs SL

(Recent Matches)

Arshdeep Singh- 9 Matches, 16 wickets
Hardik Pandya- 8 Matches, 8 wickets
Wanindu Hasaranga- 10 Matches, 21 wickets

IND vs SL Today Match Prediction Scenarios

Scenario 1- If IND bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- BAN is expected to score 170
  • Result prediction- IND will win the match by 4 wickets.

Scenario 2- If SL bats first

  • First Innings score prediction- IND is expected to score 170
  • Result prediction- IND will win the 20-30 runs.

IND vs SL Today Match Prediction, 1st T20I, Who Will Win the Match?

India to win

India will begin this game as favourites. The team will be playing at their home which will act as a huge advantage for them. The team pulled off a narrow win in the last game and one can expect this game to go down to the wire as well. Dasun Shanaka is the player to watch out for here.

Team Update/Players Availability/Injury News

  • Bowlers hold the key for both teams
  • Deepak Hooda is the player to watch out for in the Indian team

IND vs SL Probable Playing 11

SL Playing XI

Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga (Vice Captain), Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne

IND Playing XI

Hardik Pandya (C), Suryakumar Yadav (VC), Ishan Kishan (WK), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi,Y Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Shivam Mavi

Squad for IND vs SL, T20I series 2022

India:

Hardik Pandya (C), Suryakumar Yadav (VC), Ishan Kishan (WK), Ruturaj Gaikwad, Shubman Gill, Deepak Hooda, Rahul Tripathi, Sanju Samson, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Arshdeep Singh, Harshal Patel, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Mukesh Kumar

Sri Lanka

Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Pathum Nissanka, Avishka Fernando, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Kusal Mendis, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga (Vice Captain), Ashen Bandara, Maheesh Theekshana, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Kasun Rajitha, Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madushan, Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Thushara

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