SL vs Ind: Match Preview

WC Match Previews

After, another win in the tournament, India will look to capitalise and take the momentum with them to the semi-finals. While Srilanka, who denied West Indies another win, they look to give Malinga a fitting farewell. While comparing both the sides, India looks much better on all the fronts but you can’t rule Srilanka out in such a big tournament. So, expect this match to be a rather more exciting and do keep a eye on the Australia-South Africa as it will impact the match-ups for the semi-finals.

Pitch- The match will be played at Headingley. The same pitch will be used on which West Indies played Afghanistan on 4 July. So, expect the ball to turn a bit more this time around.

Weather- A cloudy day with a high of 21 degrees celsius and a low of 11 degrees celsius is expected.

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Time- 3:00 PM IST; Date- 6 July 2019

Head-to-Head- SL 4-3 Ind

Total games played= 8

Last Played in 2011 Final, which India won by 6 wickets.

Broadcast- The match will be Broadcasted Live on Star Sports & Hotstar in English, Hindi & Regional Languages along with Select Dugout.

Teams:

India- After a terrific win against Bangladesh, India will look to add Ravindra Jadeja into the line-up in-place of Dinesh Karthik to give team more balance.

Playing XI- Rohit Sharma, KL.Rahul, Virat Kohli(C), R.Pant, Ms.Dhoni(Wk), Hardik Pandya, R.Jadeja, B.Kumar, Y.Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, M.Shami

Srilanka- After a convincing win against West Indies, no changes are expected.

Playing XI- Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Isuru Udana, Lahiru Thirimanne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Kusal Perera (wk), Kusal Mendis, Jeffrey Vandersay, Kasun Rajitha, Avishka Fernando

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