Sri Lanka take on India in a three-match T20I series at home. The Dasun Shanaka team lost 2-1 in the ODI series to India but managed to complete the battle on a winning note after beating India in the 3rd ODI by 3 wickets. Now the home team will aim to pull the T20I series in their favor. Sri Lanka vs India’s first T20I match will be played on Sunday (July 25) at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Before the third ODI was won by 3 wickets, Sri Lanka lost the first two matches against India. They lost the first ODI by 7 wickets. In the 2nd one-day match, Dasun Shanaka and boys had to defeat by 3 wickets, despite a solid bowling attack in the 2nd innings.
Later, they made an excellent comeback in Sri Lanka and India’s third one – day match, which dominated India in both bowling and batting divisions. Since Sri Lanka is going to host the first T20I against India, we are talking here about Sri Lanka’s predicted XI in the match.
Sri Lanka vs India 2021, 1st T20I – Sri Lanka’s Predicted XI
Avishka Fernando is the first player who will definitely be part of playing XI in Sri Lanka against India’s first T20I. The right-hand batsman was the highest run-scorer in the ODI series with 159 runs in three games. His beat of 76 runs in the 3rd one-day match was the backbone for Sri Lanka’s victory in the match. He also hit a 50-run in the 2nd ODI.