Sri Lanka vs India ODI series 2021 – 3rd ODI

Sri Lanka vs India ODI series 2021

3rd ODI:

Third and last 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 23rd 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 167 meetings in the ODI format of cricket, till date. The host won 56 times, whereas the opponent won 93 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 LLLLL.

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 69 times. Out of them, Sri Lanka received victory 27 times and defeated 30 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 10 ODIs from 2012 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was 10 ODIs from 2012 to present.

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

Sri Lanka vs India ODI series 2021 – 2nd ODI

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the ninth rank (Sri Lanka) and fourth rank (India) teams. The host is 40 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 have no 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 LLLLW.

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 WWWLW.

The Third 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, both the teams will neither gain nor lose either the points or the ranks.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Colombo shows thunderstorms would be expected throughout the game. There is an extremely high chance of rain during the game, as the precipitation percentage would be between 73% to 83%. The temperature would be between 27-29 Celsius. The wind would be between 16 – 23 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 101 times out of 143 played games, and the selection favored the teams, as the teams won 58 times and lost 39 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 LLWLW.

On the other hand, the teams who chose to field first, never 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 52 times.

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

Particularly, for Sri Lanka, the team won the toss 56 times in the 113 games and won 36 times the games and lost 14 times with 6 without any result.

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

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 52 times.

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

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 31.22 and 28.26 is for the second innings.

ODI History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 38 times at the venue. The host won 16 times and lost 16 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 37 losses out of 113 games, as 7 were concluded without any result. Whereas, the visiting team has an above average record, as the team won 23 times and lost 18 times with 4 without any result.

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

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Sri Lanka:

The home side would face a forced change of K. Rajitha and the team may ask to get place L. Kumara, also the team may go with A. Dananjaya in place of L. Sandakan.

Sri Lanka Eleven: A. Fernando, M. Bhanuka, B. Rajapaksa, D. de Silva, C. Asalanka, D. Shanaka, W. Hasaranga, C. Karunaratne, A. Dananjaya, D. Chameera, L. Kumara

India:

The visiting team would also face a forced change of B. Kumar and the team may play with N. Saini. The team may give chance to S. Samson and ask to take rest to either I. Kishan or M. Pandey 

India Eleven: S. Dhawan, P. Shaw, S. Yadav, S. Samson, I. Kishan, H. Panday, K. Pandya, N. Saini, 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.