Pitch Condition:

R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

This wicket generally remains strictly neutral(i.e a balanced one). All the departments are expected to get almost equal advantage. You can see scores in the range of 250-280. Batting generally gets easier in the 2nd inning in the presence of due factor.

Last 5 matches at this ground:

SL: 275/9, IND: 277/7 (Pace: 7, Spin: 7)

SL: 262/9, IND: 263/3 (Pace: 3, Spin: 8)

SL: 314/8, BAN: 223 (Pace: 14 Spin: 3)

BAN: 238/8, SL: 242/3 (Pace:6 Spin: 3)

SL: 294/8, BAN: 172 (Pace: 14 Spin: 3)

Team India Preview:

Indian team has won both the matches till now and they are expected to do some experiments in this game. Most probably Sanju Samson will play in this match after recovering from niggle. They can rest any bowler for giving chance to others.

Probable 11 of the team:

Shikhar Dhawan (c): LHB: 86, 29

Prithvi Shaw: RHB: 43, 13

Ishan Kishan: (wk): LHB: 59, 1 //Sanju Samson: RHB

Manish Pandey: RHB: 26, 37

Suryakumar Yadav: RHB: 31, 53

Hardik Pandya: RHB+ RAM : 34/1(5), 0+20/0(4)

Krunal Pandya: LHB+LAO: 26/1(10), 35+37/0(8)

Bhuvneshwar Kumar: RAM: 63/0(9), 19+54/3(10)

Yuzvendra Chahal: RAL: 52/2(10), 50/3(10)

Deepak Chahar: RAM: 37/2(7), 53/2(8)

Kuldeep Yadav: 48/2(9), 55/0(10)

Team Breakup: 

Main Batters: Shikhar Dhawan, Manish Pandey, Ishan Kishan and Prithvi Shaw (Suryakumar is very talented bastman but he may get less chance to bat)

Main Spinners: Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav(Krunal Pandya will assist them)

Main Pacers: Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, (Hardik Pandya will assist them)

Expected Death Overs: Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya

Full stats and Analysis of the players(Updated before the 2nd ODI):

Manish Pandey(RHB): Technically Strong batsman and Consistent Performer. He will be a good pick in the Small leagues.
H2H: 4 I, 114 R, 38.0 A, 76.0 SR
VENUE: 3 I, 112 R, 56.0 A, 83.0 SR
LISTA: 163 M, 153 I, 5411 R, 45.47 A, 93.74 SR

P Shaw(RHB): Attacking batsman and Consistent Performer + Is in very good form. He will be a good pick in the Small leagues.
H2H: 1 I, 43 R, 43.0 A, 179.2 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 43 R, 43.0 A, 179.2 SR
LISTA: 41 M, 41 I, 2211 R, 58.18 A, 124.98 SR

S Dhawan(LHB): Must have pick, Most important batsman of the team and is in form.
H2H: 17 I, 1069 R, 76.4 A, 97.6 SR
VENUE: 2 I, 90 R, 90.0 A, 89.1 SR
ODI: 142 M, 139 I, 5977 R, 45.28 A, 93.90 SR

Ishan Kishan(LHB):
H2H: 1 I, 59 R, 59.0 A, 140.5 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 59 R, 59.0 A, 140.5 SR
LISTA: 77 M, 74 I, 2549 R, 36.94 A, 91.75 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 28, 1, 12, 26, 6,

Surya Kumar Yadav(RHB): Good pick if mentioned to bat at 1 down otherwise try in the GL. Very attacking and talented batsman.
H2H: 1 I, 31 R, 155.0 SR
VENUE: 1 I, 31 R, 155.0 SR
LISTA: 98 M, 87 I, 2779 R, 37.55 A, 103.88 SR+ 17 I, 71 O, 6 W,

Hardik Pandya(RHB+RAM): Very good allrounder, must have pick. He will bowl also in this series.
H2H: 6 I, 53 R, 10.6 A, 117.8 SR+ 10 I, 74.2 O, 10 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 19 R, 19.0 A, 105.6 SR+ 2 I, 13 O, 3 W,
ODI: 60 M, 44 I, 1267 R, 34.24 A, 117.31 SR+ 55 I, 407 O, 55 W,

Krunal Pandya: Average allrounder. Can be your trump card pick.
H2H: 1 I, 10 O, 1 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 10 O, 1 W,
ODI: 3 M, 3 I, 95 R, 95.0 A, 128.37 SR+ 3 I, 20 O, 1 W,
LISTA: 69 M, 66 I, 2078 R, 38.48 A, 89.76 SR+ 67 I, 524 O, 81 W,

Sanju Samson(RHB): Attacking batsman and impact player but not a consistent performer. Default pick in the wicketkeeper category.
LISTA: 95 M, 89 I, 2445 R, 30.56 A, 88.71 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 1, 21, 42, 42, 48,

Bhuvneshwar Kumar(RAM): Best bowler of the team, known for his swing, accuracy and death bowling. (Must have pick)
H2H: 4 I, 53 R, 17.7 A, 53.0 SR+ 14 I, 120.3 O, 7 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 18.4 O, 5 W,
ODI: 117 M, 53 I, 529 R, 13.92 A, 74.71 SR+ 116 I, 937 O, 138 W,

Deepak Chahar(RAM): Good swing bowler but not a consistent performer. Used his variations well in the last game.
H2H: 1 I, 7 O, 2 W,
VENUE: 1 I, 7 O, 2 W,
ODI: 3 M, 3 I, 21 O,2 W,
LISTA: 46 M, 46 I, 322 O, 58 W,

Kuldeep Yadav(CHINAMAN): Talented wicket taking bowler but is totally out of form from the last 1 years. He will be a good pick in the GL.
H2H: 5 I, 47.4 O, 9 W,
VENUE: 3 I, 27.4 O, 5 W,
ODI: 63 M, 61 I, 561 O, 105 W,

Yuzuvendra Chahal(LS): Talented wicket taking bowler. He will be a good pick in the SL.
H2H: 7 I, 70 O, 13 W,
VENUE: 2 I, 20 O, 3 W,
ODI: 54 M, 53 I, 482 O, 92 W,

Navdeep Saini(RAF): Pace bowler known form his pace and line-length. Recent form is not good.
H2H:
VENUE:
ODI: 7 M, 7 I, 65 O, 6 W,
LISTA: 54 M, 54 I, 463 O, 81 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20D): 19/0, 30/1, 31/0, (ODI): 83/1, 70/0,

Rahul CHahar(LES):
H2H:
VENUE:
LISTA: 39 M, 39 I, 327 O, 64 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 19/3, 29/1, 19/1, 33/2, 32/0,

Varun Chakravarthy(LES):
H2H:
VENUE:
LISTA: 9 M, 9 I, 86 O, 22 W,
T20D: 21 M, 21 I, 83 O, 25 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20D): 39/2, 27/1, 32/2, 24/1, 34/0,

D Padikkal(LHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
LISTA: 20 M, 20 I, 1387 R, 86.68 A, 86.85 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20D): 25, 101, 34, 17, 7,

R Gaikwad(RHB):
H2H:
VENUE:
LISTA: 59 M, 58 I, 2681 R, 47.87 A, 97.59 SR
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 10, 64, 33, 75, 4,

K Gowtham(RHB+RAO):
H2H:
VENUE:
LISTA: 47 M, 33 I, 558 R, 21.46 A, 141.26 SR+ 46 I, 415 O, 70 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20D): 13+28/1, 5+26/1, 12+16/0, (LISTA): 73/2, 28+53/1,

Chetan Sakariya(LAM):
H2H:
VENUE:
LISTA: 7 M, 7 I, 61 O, 10 W,
T20D: 23 M, 23 I, 86 O, 35 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE(T20D): 36/3, 35/0, 31/1, 18/0, 38/0,

Nitish Rana(LHB+RAO):
H2H:
VENUE:
LISTA: 58 M, 57 I, 1940 R, 41.27 A, 84.79 SR+ 47 I, 236 O, 33 W,
LAST FIVE MATCH SCORE: 18, 9, 22, 0, 15,

Srilanka Team Preview:
They generally remain inconsistent in the ODIs and are a very weak team. They had played well in the last ODI but still finished on the losing note. K Rajitha is injured so L Kumara/I Udana can play in this game while R Mendis/A Dhananjaya can replace struggling L Sandakan.

Probable 11:

M Bhanuka: LHB: 27, 36

Avishka Fernando: RHB: 33, 50

Bhanuka Rajpaksa: LHB: 24, 0

Dhananjaya De Silva: RHB+RAO: 14+49/2(5), 32+10/0(3)

C Asalanka: LHB+RAO (can bowl some overs to left handers): 38+26/0(3), 65

D Shanaka: RHB+RAM: 39, 16+10/1(3)

W Hasaranga: LHB+LS: 8+45/1(9), 8+37/3(10)

C Karunaratne: RHB+RAM: 43+16/0(2), 44+26/0(6)

I Udana: RHB+LAM: 8+27/0(2),

D Chameera: RAF: 13+42/0(7), 65/0(10)

L Sandakan: Chinaman: 53/1(8.4), 71/1(10)

Team Breakup:

Main Batters: D Shanaka, C Asalanka, Avishka Fernando, D De Silva

Main Spinners: W Hasaranga and L Sandakan(D De Silva will assist him)
Main Pacers: D Chameera and I Udana(if plays)

Expected Death Overs:  D Chameera and I Udana(if plays)

H2H and Venue Stats of the Players(Updated before the 2nd ODI):

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