India vs Sri Lanka: In the Fifth and the final One Day International Cricket Match, India faces Sri Lanka today. The match will be held at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo at 02:30 PM. India has already clinched the Test Series as well as ODI Series. India takes the Lead 4-0 in this Five match ODI series.
India vs Sri Lanka Toss
Sri Lanka won the Toss and the captain Tharanga decided to Bat First.
In this series, Rohit Sharma is the leading run scorer by scoring 286 runs followed by him, Virat Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan are in the second and third place with 220 runs and 190 runs respectively. In the 4th ODI match, there are so many good partnerships by team India in their batting lineup. Bumrah is the leading wicket taker in this series by taking 13 Wickets from 4 ODI matches.
Shikhar Dhawan will be missing this game as his mother is not well and as per the report, he is back to the India. He will also miss the only T20 match. Rahane will be the replacement for Shikhar Dhawan. Manish Pandey scored a half century in the 4th ODI game. Probably his spot is already confirmed in the playing 11.
Pandey, Thakur, and Kuldeep Yadav will be in the squad as it is an experiment game for India said by Virat earlier in an interview. Former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni is back to the form. His performance was awesome in this series so far, He missed his 66th One Day International Fifty in his 300th ODI match (4th ODI).
Sri Lanka has played under the three captains in this Series so far. Tharanga, Kapugedera, and Malinga led their team and in all the matches they had already lost. Gunathilaka is suffering from a Shoulder injury and Kapugedera is also suffering from Injury. Kusal Mendis will miss this game. In today match, Upul Tharanga will lead the Sri Lanka Team and we can expect huge changes in their playing 11.
India vs Sri Lanka Live Streaming
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India vs Sri Lanka Playing XI
Rohit Sharma, Ajinkya Rahane, Virat Kohli(c), Manish Pandey, Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni(w), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur.
Niroshan Dickwella(w), Upul Tharanga(c), Dilshan Munaweera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Angelo Mathews, Milinda Siriwardana, Wanidu Hasaranga, Akila Dananjaya, Malinda Pushpakumara, Vishwa Fernando, Lasith Malinga.