India managed to win a close contest against Bangladesh and is now the second team to be qualitifed for ICC World Cup 2019 semi finals.
India will be taking on Sri Lanka in the second last match of the ICC World Cup 2019 before semi finals. The 44th match of the ICC World Cup 2019 will be the last match for India and Sri Lanka. This match might not be of a lot of consequence, but not enitrely inconsequential either.
For Sri Lanka, this match would be a last match to show good cricket and return to their homeland with 10 points. It is expected that India is going to play against England in the semi finals, but the this match would change all the equations if results change. India will not want to go to the semi finals with a loss as it will also break the winning streak.
On the other hand, Sri Lanka’s much improved performance has given its supporters something to cheer about. Sri Lanka will need to invest a lot in batting and bowling today in order to beat India in the last match. Opening batsmen need to show their explosiveness.
Pitch & Weather Report
India vs Sri Lanka ICC World Cup 2019 will be played at Headingley, Leeds. The overall weather conditions for Headingley on Saturday is very good. Cricket fans will see an uninterrupted game with sunny skies.
The pitch surface in England seems to be getting slower with every match. The toss winning team would likely go for batting as batting first on this pitch will give an advantage to the team. All the cricket fans could see a big game. Spin bowlers will get extra assistance on this surface.
The India vs Sri Lanka ICC World Cup 2019 will be broadcasted on the Star Sports Network at 3:00 pm IST today. Now, let’s have a look at the probable playing XI of both teams.
Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Rishabh Pant, Dinesh Karthik, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Kusal Perera (WK), Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Thisara Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal.
- Rishabh Pant
- Rohit Sharma
- KL Rahul
- Dimuth Karunaratne
- Angelo Mathews
- Lasith Malinga
Dream 11 Team 1
Dream 11 Team 2
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