The last league match of India will be played against Sri Lanka at the Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds on Saturday, July 6.
Sri Lanka will be playing with the same squad as they will not be changing their winning combination.
Vijay Shankar has been ruled out of this campaign, India might revert the change of two spinners at Leeds before the clash.
IND VS SL broadcast details
Star Sports and Doordarshan are official broadcasters of the ICC World Cup 2019 in India. For live streaming of the Cricket World Cup visit www.sonyliv.com and www.hotstar.com. While in Sri Lanka match will be broadcasted by SLRC (Channel Eye).
India is qualified for the semi-final and will be playing the hosts England. India has the final chance before the semi-finals to fix their middle-order problems. Which will help them in semi-final.
Indian middle order will be tested once again before the semi-finals. The Indian batting line-up is strong enough to defeat Sri Lanka, their key batsmen like Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Hardik Pandya, and Kedar Jadhav have to do a big partnership to win from Sri Lanka. Rohit Sharma will be looking for another century at Leeds.
Indian bowlers are doing great in this campaign. Muhammad Shami’s hattrick, Jasprit Bumrah, Jadeja, Kuldeep, and Rishabh will be looking for initial breakthrough’s against Sri Lankan’s. There is nothing to be worried about if India lost today, Because India has been qualified for semi-finals.
Sri Lanka can go with a few different options and combinations. With all their players fit, Sri Lanka can basically play any of them right off the bench but their main aim would be to get the win from India. Sri Lankan team performance has been mostly disappointing in this tournament, and by winning, today at Leeds they will gain the lost momentum.
Sri Lanka has a good batting side, top order, middle order all are playing good enough. If they passed to score 300+ runs against India, then their bowling side has the ability to defend the total.
IND vs SL Head-to-Head
India has faced Sri Lanka eight times in World Cups. India has won three. While Sri Lanka has won four matches. And one match is played none.
Pitch Report and Weather Conditions
Headingley is known for having a flat pitch. Which usually favors batsmen. According to AccuWeather the weather forecast for India vs Sri Lanks is rainy, which will interrupt the match couple of times.
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