INDIA VS SRI LANKA 1ST ODI 2023: MATCH PREVIEW
The first One Day International (ODI) of Sri Lanka's tour of India in 2023 will begin at 1:30 PM IST on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 at the Assam Cricket Association Stadium in Guwahati.
The return of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, the former of whom was injured last year and the latter of whom was rested for the T20I series, will be eagerly awaited by Indian fans during this ODI series. Jasprit Bumrah, a specialist in Yorkers, also rejoins the blue jersey following a back injury. Indian team are off to a great start in 2023 with the T20I series victory, and the Indian camp and fans will be hoping for a similar performance in the 50-over format too now that key players are returning to the squad.
On the other hand, after putting up a strong performance in the first two games of the series, Sri Lanka was completely outplayed in the final T20I. Dasun Shanaka, the team's captain, set the tone with his bat and occasionally bowled well. To win their first series of the year, the Sri Lankan team will be hoping to do something exceptional against the Indian team's star-studded lineup.
IND vs SL 1st ODI 2023 Weather Report
According to weather report, the temperature would be suitable for a game of cricket and there is no forecast for rain at the time of the match. Sunny weather is expected at the beginning of the match and the temperature would be around 18-25 degrees and it will fall as the match progresses.
IND vs SL 1st ODI 2023 Pitch Report
The Barsapara Cricket Stadium is high-scoring, with batters finding value for their shots. This stadium will host its second ODI following one in 2018, when Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli each scored hundreds to help India defeat West Indies in a total defense. On this pitch, chasing may be the best strategy, so the team that wins the toss will attempt to follow that strategy.
IND vs SL 1st ODI 2023 Match Details
When and Where is India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI?
India vs Sri Lanka will take place on January 10, 2023, Tuesday at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati in Assam.
What time does India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI match begin?
India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI will start at 1:30 PM IST and the toss will take place at 1:00 PM.
How to watch Live Streaming of India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI in India?
Cricket Fans can watch India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live on 11ic App and Website.
Here are the ODI Squads:
Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Suryakumar Yadav, KL Rahul (wk), Hardik Pandya (vice-captain), Ishan Kishan (wk), Washington Sundar, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh.
Sri Lanka Squad:
Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Pathum Nissanka, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis (Vice Captain), Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dhananjaya de Silva, Maheesh Theekshana, Ashen Bandara, Chamika Karunaratne, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka, Nuwanidu Fernando, Dunith Wellalage, Pramod Madushan, Lahiru Kumara.
The Men in Blue would like to get their World Cup preparations off to a winning start this year. Contrarily, Sri Lanka, which has not yet qualified, will treat every game as a do-or-die one in an effort to guarantee a place in the tournament.