The alone bout of the T20I alternation so far has accomplished us a few things. The aboriginal is that India accepts their seam-bowling back-ups for the T20 World Cup adequately sorted. With Jasprit Bumrah not acrimonious up a wicket until his penultimate over in Indore, it was Navdeep Saini at the top and Shardul Thakur at the afterlife who provided the breakthroughs that chock-full Sri Lanka from alteration apparatus at acute points. There was additionally the bearing of the abstraction that Virat Kohli, perhaps, could booty the No. 4 atom at the clash in October, afterward India answer Shreyas Iyer to No. 3.
At the added end of the spectrum are Sri Lanka’s batting woes, alike on affable surfaces. Barring Kusal Perera, their batsmen accept not appear through consistently enough. They struggled to adjoin 140kph deliveries, they couldn’t get on top of the circuit bowlers, and the annoyance was arresting on captain Lasith Malinga’s face back the cameras panned to the Sri Lanka dugout afterward Dhananjaya de Silva’s dismissal. The acrid absoluteness for Sri Lanka is that they are not automated qualifiers for the T20 World Cup, and an adjustment to not cruise up at the condoning rounds, they charge to advance a clearer batting plan.
Can the visitors change the tables in 2020? Their boyish batsmen were baronial in Pakistan in September, and abhorrent in the Australia alternation that followed. Boyish legspinner Wanindu Hasaranga was analogously an adumbration in Lahore, but not so abounding in Adelaide and Brisbane.
India, however, is not as difficult to exhausted in this architecture as they are in others. They accept not been absolutely as ascendant in this architecture as they would like to be either, They absent T20I alternation in New Zealand and Australia in 2019, and additionally absent matches at home to West Indies, Bangladesh, and South Africa (though India didn’t lose any of those series).
Series: 3 T20
Teams: India vs Sri Lanka
Match: 3rd T20
Time: 07:00 PM India Time
Date: 10-January 2020