Sri Lanka vs India T20I series 2021 – 3rd T20I

Sri Lanka vs India T20I series 2021

3rd T20I:

Third and last but deciding T20I of the series of 3 T20I matches between Sri Lanka and India is going to be played at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on July 29th 2021.

Sri Lanka vs India History:

Overall:

Series:

This is going to be the eighth bilateral series between the teams, The host is still searching for the first series victory. Whereas the opponent won 6 times, with 1 drawn series.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 5 series from 2012 to present, where Sri Lanka won 0 times and India won all 5 times.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against India was 0 series, yet.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against India was 1 series in 2009-10.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against Sri Lanka was 5 series from 2012 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against Sri Lanka was 7 series from 2012 to present.

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

Matches:

The teams completed 21 meetings in the shortest format of cricket, till date. The host won 6 times, whereas the opponent won 14 times. 1 was called off without a ball (abandoned).

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against India was 2 T20Is from 2014 to 2016.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against India was 2 T20Is from 2014 to 2016.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against Sri Lanka was 7 T20Is from 2016 to 2018.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against Sri Lanka was 7 T20Is from 2016 to 2018.

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

Sri Lankan Backyard:

Series:

When touring Sri Lank by India, the teams met to play bilateral series thrice. The visiting team won all three. The upcoming series will be the first, which contains more than 1 T20I.

The longest streak without a draw between the teams is 3 series from 2008-09 to present, in which the home side never won, yet. The foreign team won all three.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka was 0 series, yet.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka was 0 series, yet.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was 3 series from 2008-09 to present.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was 3 series from 2008-09 to present.

Last 5 (completed) series results of Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka are LLL – -.

Matches:

On the soil of Sri Lanka, the teams faced each other 7 times. Out of them, Sri Lanka won just twice and lost 5 times.

The most consecutive winning streak for Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka was 1 T20I in 2018 and 2021.

The longest unbeaten streak for Sri Lanka against India in Sri Lanka was 1 T20I in 2018 and 2021.

The most consecutive winning streak for India against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was 3 T20I from 2009 to 2018.

The longest unbeaten streak for India against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka was 3 T20I from 2009 to 2018.

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

Sri Lanka vs India T20I series 2021 – 2nd T20I

Points and Rankings:

The series is the comparison between the ninth rank (Sri Lanka) and second rank (India) team. The host is 39 points behind the visitors.

The Home Team:

In case, the host will win the series by 3-nil, then the host will earn 15 points and 2 ranks in the table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose the a (1) point without having an impact in the position. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose a (1) point without having an impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn 11 points and 2 ranks in the table.

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 1 defeat, then the team will gain 0 to 5 points without having an impact in the position. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 1, the team will  either earn 6 to 10 points and stay at the current rank in the table. 

Drawing the series will help the team to earn 5 points with unaffected ranking.

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

The Visiting Team:

In case, the visiting team will win the series by 3-nil, then the team will earn 2 points with no impact in the ranking table, but in case of losing the series with 3 defeats, then the team will lose 9 points with 1 rank in the ranking. 

If the team will lose the series with the margin of 2 defeats, then the team will lose 6 points without impact in the rankings. In case of winning the series with the winning margin of 2, the team will earn a (1) point and 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 6 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 3 points with unaffected ranking.

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

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 side will earn 5 points and the visiting team will lose 3 points with both the team will be without any impact in the position. On the other hand, in case of a reverse result, the visitors will gain 1 point and no impact in rankings, and the host will lose 1 point and no impact in rankings.

Venue Weather:

Weather forecast of Colombo shows the weather would be partly cloudy throughout the game. There would be a very less chance of rain, as the precipitation percentage would be between 8% to 17%. The temperature would be 28 Celsius. The wind would be between 13 to 15 km/h. The wind would fluctuate and the temperature would be steady during the match.

R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

Toss and Pitch:

Team preferred to bat first after winning the toss in 20 games out of 38 outings, and the selection behaves neutral to the teams, as the teams won 10 times and lost 10 times.

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

On the other hand, the teams, who chose to field first, won 9 times and lost 8 times. 1 was concluded without any result.

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

Overall, 19 times the teams won the toss, won the matches and lost 18 times.

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

Particularly, for Sri Lanka, the team won the toss 8 times in 22 encounters and the team won thrice and lost 5 times.

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

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

The first batting team won the match 18 times. Whereas, the teams, who batted second, won the match 19 times.

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

Score:

The lowest defended total was 115 runs in 2013, and the highest successful chase was 215 runs in 2018.

The first inning lowest total was 98 runs in 2018 and the highest total was 214 runs in 2018. For the second inning, the lowest total was 80 runs in 2012 (twice) and the highest was 215 runs in 2018.

The batting average of the first innings is 24.95 and 20.14 is for the second innings.

T20I History Between the Teams at the Venue:

Both the teams faced each other 6 times at the venue. The home side won twice and the opposition won 4 times.

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

Teams’ T20I History at Venue:

The home side has an extremely poor record at the venue, and the team won just 5 times and lost 17 times in 22 outings. Whereas, the visiting team has an excellent record, as the team won 11 times and lost thrice.

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

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

Tentative XI for both the Teams:

Sri Lanka:

The home side would like to go with the winning combination, unless the team may face any forced change due to injury.

Sri Lanka Eleven: A. Fernando, M. Bhanuka, S. Samarawickrama, D. de Silva, D. Shanaka, W. Hasaranga, R. Mendis, A. Dananjaya, I. Udana, C. Karunaratne, D. Chameera

India:

The visiting team may go with the same Xi, but if N. Saini may not be able to fit, then the team may look towards R. sai Kishore or A. Singh.

India Eleven: S. Dhawan, R. Gaikwad, D. Padikkal, S. Samson, N. Rana, B. Kumar, K. Yadav, R. Chahar, N. Saini / R. sai Kishore, V. Chakravarthy, C. Sakariya

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

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

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