SL vs IND: Sri Lanka are ready to take on the India team in the third T20I on Monday, June 27 at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in Dambulla. The T20I series will be followed by as many ODIs as well. Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Pallekele will host the ODIs as well. However, India have won the first two games convincingly and sealed the series too by 34 runs and five wickets respectively.
In the first two matches, Team India have done quite well and they have ticked multiple boxes with Jemimah Rodrigues returning with a bang. Captain Harmanpreet Kaur has also shown his class and the bowlers, especially spinners, successfully restricting the opposition as well. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, lacked in a few areas. Although the batting unit and spinners did well and they would want to go into the three-match ODI series with a win in the last match in Dambulla as well.
SL vs IND 3rd T20I: Match Details
Date and Time: June 27, Monday, 2022; 02:30 PM IST.
Venue: Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla.
Sri Lanka captain Chamari Athapaththu and the young opener Vishmi Gunaratne will be the key players for Sri Lanka and the visitors will try to get rid of them quickly. But, the other players like Harshitha Madavi and Kavisha Dilhari could also play important roles if they get out early, as both have shown their skills while coming into this series.
For India, this is going to be a blockbuster series considering their strong batting line-up. Smriti Mandhana and Jemimah Rodrigues will be ready to take on the bowlers. They both did well so far. Alongside them, there will be others too and Shafali Verma is the one to watch out for as well.
India have the upperhand against the Sri Lankan side in the head-to-head record, winning 16 out of the 20 T20Is played between the sides. Sri Lanka have won only 3, while one game has ended as a No Result too.
Clear skies are expected for the game on Monday. The temperature is likely to range between 24 and 33 degrees Celsius as well.
The pitch at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium in Dambulla is well balanced, where the pacers are expected to get some movement with the new ball. Fans can expect a thrilling match with a few wickets from the pacers and stunning batting performances from the top-order batters. Bowlers who can bowl cutters will play a key role in the match.
LIVE Stream details:
Sri Lanka Cricket YouTube channel and FanCode will LIVE stream the match. Alongside this, Dialog TV will telecast the match in Sri Lanka.
SL vs IND 3rd T20I Probable XIs:
Sri Lanka: Vishmi Gunaratne, Chamari Athapaththu (c), Nilakshi de Silva, Oshadi Ranasinghe, Harshitha Madavi, Kavisha Dilhari, Ama Kanchana, Anushka Sanjeewani (wk), Sugandika Kumari, Inoka Ranaweera and Udeshika Prabodhani
India: Smriti Mandhana, Shafali Verma, Sabbhineni Meghana, Jemimah Rodrigues, Harmanpreet Kaur (c), Richa Ghosh (wk), Deepti Sharma, Pooja Vastrakar, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Poonam Yadav and Meghna Singh
SL vs IND Squads:
Sri Lanka: Chamari Athapaththu (c), Hasini Perera, Kavisha Dilhari, Nilakshi de Silva, Anushka Sanjeevani (wk), Oshadhi Ranasinghe, Sugandika Kumari, Inoka Ranaweera, Achini Kulasuriya, Harshitha Madavi (VC), Vishmi Gunaratne, Malsha Shehani, Ama Kanchana, Udeshika Prabodhani, Rashmi de Silva, Hansima Karunaratne, Kaushani Nuthyangana (wk), Sathya Sandeepani, Tharika Sewwandi
India: Harmanpreet Kaur (C), Smriti Mandhana (VC), Shafali Verma, Yastika Bhatia (wk), S Meghna, Deepti Sharma, Poonam Yadav, Rajeshwari Gayakwad, Simran Bahadur, Richa Ghosh (wk), Pooja Vastrakar, Meghna Singh, Renuka Singh, Jemimah Rodrigues, Radha Yadav