Sri Lanka vs India ODI series 2021 – 1st ODI

Sri Lanka vs India ODI series 2021

1st ODI:

First ODI of the series of 3 ODI matches between Sri Lanka and India is going to be played at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on July 18th 2021.

Sri Lanka  vs India History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the nineteenth bilateral series between the teams, The host won twice. The visiting team won 13 times. 3 series were concluded as a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 8 series in a span of 15 years, between 2006-07 to present, where Sri Lanka won 0 times and India won all 8 times.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against India was 1 series in 1993 and 1997.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against India was 2 series from 1997 to 2005-06.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against Sri Lanka was 8 series from 2006-07 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against Sri Lanka was 11 series from 1997 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Sri Lanka against India are LLLLL.

Matches:

The teams completed 165 meetings in the ODI format of cricket, till date. The host won 56 times, whereas the opponent won 91 times. 1 match resulted in a tie. 11 matches were concluded without any result. 4 matches were called off without a ball (abandoned). 

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against India was 6 ODIs from 1996 to 1997.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against India was 8 ODIs from 1996 to 1997.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against Sri Lanka was 6 ODIs between 1998 to 1999.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against Sri Lanka was 6 ODIs between 1998 to 1999, from 2002 to 2004 and from 2005 to 2007.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka against India are LLLWL.

Sri Lanka Backyard:

Series:

When touring Sri Lanka by India, the teams met to play bilateral series 8 times, out of them, the host won the series twice and the visitors won 4 times. 2 series resulted in a draw.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 4 series in 2008 to present, where Sri Lanka won 0 times and India won the series.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka was 2 series from 1993 to 2006.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka was 4 series from 1985 to 2006.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was 4 series from 2008 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was 5 series from 2008 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka are LLLLD.

Matches:

On the soil of Sri Lanka, the teams faced each other 67 times. Out of them, Sri Lanka received victory 27 times and defeated 28 times. 6 matches were concluded without any result. 4 matches were called off without a ball (abandoned). 2 matches were cancelled.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka was 5 ODIs from 1996 to 1997.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka was 7 ODIs from 1996 to 1998.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was 8 ODIs from 2012 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was 8 ODIs from 2012 to present.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka are LLLLL.

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the ninth rank (Sri Lanka) and fourth rank (India) teams. The host is 38 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 9 points and come to the eighth position, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the 1 point without impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 1 point and no have impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 6 points and come to the eighth position in the rankings.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will earn 0 to 2 points without impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will  earn 3 to 6 points and either stay at the current rank or improve by 1 rank in the table. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 3 points with no impact in the position.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka are LLWLL.

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The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 1 point but no impact in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose 8 points with having an impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 5 points without impact in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 1 point but no impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will lose 3 to 5 points without impacting the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will either lose 2 points or earn 1 point and stay at the current rank. 

Drawing the series will cause the team to lose 2 points with unaffected ranking.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India are WLWWL.

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The First Outing:

The result of the match will impact the team’s points, as if the result will go in favor of the host then the home team will gain 3 points and the visiting team will lose 3 points but no impact in the ranks for both the teams. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will earn a (1) point without having impact in the rankings, and the host will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranks.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Colombo shows the weather would be partly cloudy in the early part of the match, but later the weather would become mostly cloudy and thunderstorms would be expected at the night. There is a less chance of rain in first three quarter of the game, as the precipitation percentage would be 24%, but extremely high chance of the rain in the last quarter, as the precipitation percentage would be between 64% to 70%. The temperature would be between 28-29 Celsius. The wind would be between 19 – 22 km/h. The wind and the temperature would decrease gradually.

R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Toss and Pitch:

Teams preferred to bat first after winning the toss, which happened 99 times out of 141 played games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 58 times and lost 37 times. 2 matches were walked over, 4 matches concluded without any result, 7 were called off without a ball (abandoned) and 3 matches were canceled.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to bat first, are WLWWW.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, won 13 times and lost 13 times, as well. 4 matches were concluded without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, when the team chose to field first, are WWLLW.

Overall, 71 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 50 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while winning the toss, are WLWWW.

Particularly, for Sri Lanka, the team won the toss 54 times in the 111 games and won 36 times the games and lost 12 times with 6 without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue, while winning the toss, are WWWWL.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue, while losing the toss, are WLLWL.

The first batting team won the match 71 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 50 times.

Last 5 (completed) match results at the venue, while the team bat first, are WLWWW.

Score:

The lowest defended total was 184 runs in 2011, and the highest successful chase was 287 runs in 2012.

The first innings lowest total was 108 runs (completed innings) in 2005 and the highest total was 375 runs in 2017. For the second innings, the lowest total was 86 runs (completed innings) in 2002 and the highest was 301 runs in 1998.

The batting average of the first innings is 31.24 and 27.96 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 36 times at the venue. The host won 16 times and lost 14 times, with 3 matches concluded without any result, 2 matches were called off without a ball (abandoned) and 1 match was canceled.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka against India at the venue are LLLLL.

The host never won a match against the opponent after 2009.

Teams’ ODI History at Venue:

The home side has an extremely good record at the venue, and won 69 times with 35 losses out of 111 games, as 7 were concluded without any result. Whereas, the visiting team has an above average record, as the team won 21 times and lost 18 times with 4 without any result.

Last 5 (completed) match results of Sri Lanka at the venue are WWWWW.

Last 5 (completed) match results of India at the venue are WWWWW.

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Sri Lanka:

The home side would go with the 2 pacers and 1 spinner combination, as the team has 4 all-rounders, 2 with pace and 2 with spin.

Sri Lanka Eleven: A. Fernando, P. Nissanka, M. Bhanuka, D. de Silva, B. Rajapaksa, D. Shanaka, W. Hasaranga, I. Udana, L. Sandakan, D. Chameera, K. Rajitha

India:

The visiting team would like to go with 2 pacers and 2 spinners combination, as the team has 2 all rounders, 1 with pace and the other with spin.

India Eleven: S. Dhawan, P. Shaw, S. Yadav, M. Pandey, I. Kishan, H. Panday, K. Pandya, B. Kumar, K. Yadav, D. Chahar, Y. Chahal

*Notes: the result of the most recent match is at the left.

*Notes: D means draw in “last five series results”.

*Notes: T means tie in “last five match results”.

*Notes: “*” means the match was tied but the match was resulted through one over eliminator.