IND vs SL Dream11 Prediction | 1st Test | King Kohli’s 100th game

India vs Sri Lanka will play in the 1st Test of the Sri Lanka tour of India 2022 at Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali. We will cover IND vs SL Dream11 Prediction, Probable Playing 11, and Fantasy Cricket Tips.

India:

After the T20Is it’s now time for test cricket. This game is all about Virat Kohli as he will be playing his 100th test game for India. 

India is in a transitional period as they will look to try some young guns in the middle-order to fill the boots of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane. 

Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin will be the key bowlers for India in the spin friendly tracks along with Jayant Yadav.

Jasprit Bumrah will be their key pacer along with Mohammad Shami or Mohammad Siraj. The home side will look to dominate on their home soil and make this match a remarkable one for Virat Kohli in particular. 

Sri Lanka:

Sri Lanka comfortably won their last test series against West Indies on their home soil but will be low on confidence on this tour.

They too have some quality spinners in their lineup and will be crucial. Lasith Embuldeniya and Praveen Jayawickrama will be their key spinners. 

Lahiru Kumara and Suranga Lakmal will be their key pacers. The batting will be heavily dependent on Skipper Dimuth Karunaratne and experienced Angelo Mathews. 

Sri Lanka will definitely put up a fight and at least try to draw the match. They can surprise the hosts with their spinners.

IND vs SL Match Details

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Sri Lanka tour of India, 2022.

Date: 4th  February 2022.

Time: 0:30 AM IST.

Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali.

IND vs SL Pitch Report

Average first innings score: 355

Average second innings score: 379

Average third innings score: 270

Average fourth innings score: 129

(The average score is based on the 13 test matches played at this venue.)

The pitch at Mohali is expected to be a typical Asian wicket with spinners being the key and the pitch is going to be favorable for Batting. If India bat first they will bat for 2-3 days.

IND vs SL Head to Head

Matches Played: 44

IND Won: 20

SL Won: 7

Tied: 17

No Result: 0

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IND vs SL Dream11 Team News

India:

  • KL Rahul is injured and is unavailable. 
  • Cheteshwar Pujara and Rahane have been dropped.
  • Hanuma Vihari/Shubman Gill likely to play at 3.
  • Mayank Agarwal is expected to open.

Sri Lanka:

  • Kusal Mendis is back in the squad but is not available for this game.
  • Dushmantha Chameera has also been rested for this game. 
  • Dimuth Karunaratne will lead the side. 

Probable Playing XI

India:

Rohit Sharma ©, Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari/Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (Wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jayant Yadav, Mohammad Siraj/Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah. 

Sri Lanka:

Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Pathum Nissanka, Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal, Niroshan Dickwella (Wk), Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Praveen Jayawickrama/Vishewa Fernando, Lahiru Kumara. 

Top Picks for IND vs SL Dream11 Team

IND:

Rohit Sharma:

(43 M, 3047 R, 46 A) 

Sharma will open the innings. He has always been lethal in home games and will again be crucial. Sharma is also an excellent choice for C and VC in IND vs SL Dream11 Team. 

Virat Kohli:

(99 M, 7962 R, 50 A)

All eyes will be on him on his 100th game and will be desperate to score runs in this game. He scored one fifty in the last SA tour.

Ravindra Jadeja:

(57 M, 2195 R, 33 A + 232 W)

He will bat in the lower-order and will also be crucial with the ball. Jadeja is another good choice for C and VC in India vs Sri Lanka Dream11 Team.

Ravichandran Ashwin:

(84 M, 2844 R, 26 A + 430 W)

He is another must-have pick in your fantasy teams. Ashwin will be their key bowler and can also score runs in the lower order. 

Jasprit Bumrah:

(27 M, 113 W)

Bumrah will bowl with the new ball bit will not bowl many overs as the track will be spin friendly.

Rishabh Pant:

(28 M, 1785 R, 39 A)

He will keep behind the stumps and bat in lower middle-order. Pant will be the default pick from the WK section.

Shubman Gill:

(10 M, 558 R, 32 A) 

He is likely to bat at 3 and will be playing after a long time. Gill will be a good pick in the first innings. 

Shreyas Iyer:

(2 M, 202 R, 50 A) 

He can bat in the middle order and is in fantastic form. Iyer can be a Trump card in this game.

SL:

Dimuth Karunaratne:

(74 M, 5454 R, 39 A)

He is the skipper of the team and will open the innings. Karunaratne was the leading run scorer in their last series.

Pathum Nissanka:

(6 M, 427 R, 42 A)

He was very impressive in the T20I series and will look to continue his good run in red ball cricket as well.

Lasith Embuldeniya:

(13 M, 62 W)

He is their best spinner. Lasith Embuldeniya will be a must-have from SL. 

Praveen Jayawickrama:

(3 M, 18 W)

He is another very talented spinner and will look to take advantage of the conditions.

Angelo Mathews:

(92 M, 6338 R, 44 A)

Mathews is back in the team and will bat in the middle-order. He is a very experienced player and will play a big part in this series.

Lahiru Kumara:

(23 M, 69 W)

Kumara is known for his pace and will with the new ball. He was impressive in the T20I series. 

IND vs SL Dream11 Team Prediction

Wicket-Keeper
N Dickwella, R Pant

Batsmen
Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, P Nissanka

All-Rounders
R Jadeja (C), R Ashwin (Vc), D de Silva

Bowlers
J Bumrah, K Yadav, L Embuldeniya

IND vs SL Fantasy Cricket Tips:

  • D Karunaratne is also a very good pick.
  • Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are also good for C and Vc.

Captain and Vice-Captain (IND vs SL Today Match Prediction)

  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Virat Kohli
  • Ravichandran Ashwin

We will update the final Fantasy Team on Telegram Channel.

Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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