ND v SL 2017: SL look for another spin test as India looking to try new blood

India hve already won the T20I series.

Rohit would want to score another hundred. (AFP)

India have won the T20I series 2-0 with emphatic wins in both the matches.

The last match was, however, a brutal loss for the Lankans as they had to chase 260/5, after a record Rohit Sharma century. They looked in the game until Kuldeep and Chahal picked 3 wickets each in one over of their spells to end the match.

In the 3rd T20I, India will, however, look to give debuts to the likes of Deepak Hooda and Washington Sundar along with Mohammad Siraj getting a look in. 

 

For Lanka, it will be another trial by fire on the Wankhede pitch against Indian spinners. With their top player Angelo Mathews not available to play, it looks a tough ask from them.

 

For india, it is a good chance to white wash Sri Lanka in yet another format.

 

Toss: 

India have won the toss and have opted to field

Playing XIs:

Sri Lanka : Niroshan Dickwella(w), Upul Tharanga, Kusal Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Asela Gunaratne, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera(c), Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep
 

India  Rohit Sharma(c), Lokesh Rahul, MS Dhoni(w), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammed Siraj


By Anshuman Roy - 24 Dec, 2017

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