The three twenty20 international matches series between India and Sri Lanka is scheduled to kick off on 20 December 2017 in Cuttack. India won test series by 1-0 meanwhile beat Sri Lanka in ODI series by 2-1 and hosts will look forward to extend dominance in limited overs. Ind vs SL 1st T20 to play from 7:00 PM IST.
Team India will be playing to check their bench strength and look forward to give opportunity to young players. Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Basil Thampi and Mohammad Siraj are set to get international experience after their heroic performances in IPL 2017.
On the other hand, Sri Lankan team will look to improve their performance on the tour and will look to get more winning opportunities while facing Men in Blue in the 20-over cricket. Young Lankan side is having good chance as this is shortest format and hosts are not playing with their regular squad.
Sri-Lanka skipper Thisara Perera said, “We had a good chance to beat India in India, but we couldn’t execute with our middle order. We have to think about the T20Is, everything is past, we have to think about the present.”
Live Streaming & Broadcast
The live broadcast and coverage of India vs Sri Lanka first T20 match can be watched on Star Sports network. For Hindi commentary, you can tune to Star Sports 3 and Star Sports 3HD. For English commentary to be aired live on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports 1 HD.
DD National/DD1/Doordarshan will also telecast live twenty20 game tonight from 7:00 PM IST. India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I live streaming can be watched online on hotstar.com from 19:00 Indian Standard Timings.
The live cricket score of India vs Sri Lanka first T20 will be provided by espncricinfo.com and cricbuzz.com.
Rohit Sharma (C), Shreyas Iyer, Kuldeep Yadav, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Jasprit Bumrah, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, KL Rahul, Deepak Hooda, Manish Pandey, Mohammad Siraj, Basil Thampi, Hardik Pandya, Jaydev Unadkat.
Thisara Perera(C), Angelo Mathews, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Asela Gunaratne, Upul Tharanga, Dasun Shanaka, Chaturanga de Silva, Kusal Janith Perera, Dananjaya De Silva, Nuwan Pradeep, Vishwa Fernando and Dusmantha Chameera, Sachith Pathirana.
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