New Delhi: In the first match of the one-day series against Sri Lanka, India’s captain Virat Kohli won the toss and decided to bowl first. The Sri Lankan team is batting first. Spinner Yuzvendra Chahal gave India the first breakthrough, they caught Danushka Gunathilaka on 35 runs for a personal score of KL Rahul. Until the news was updated, Niroshan Dickwella 32 and skilled menus were present on the crew without opening the account. Sri Lanka’s score was 75/1 in 14.3 overs.
India captain Virat Kohli started bowling with Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Hardik Pandya, but both failed to take wickets. After the whitewash of Sri Lanka in the Test series 3-0, the Indian team will also try to maintain the lead in the ODIs, while the hosts will try to return after showing a good game. In this match at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, fences will be hoping to see the ball and the ball’s tremendous fight. While India is third in the ICC ODI rankings, Sri Lanka is at 8th position.
Rahane did not get a place in the last 11: During the toss, India captain Virat Kohli told that Ajinkya Rahane, Manish Pandey, Sharadul Thakur and Kuldeep Yadav have not been included in the last eleven.
Vishwa Fernando will debut: captain Upul Tharanga told that through this match, Sri Lanka will debut in the World One Day International match.
The victory for Sri Lanka is very important: the Sri Lankan team is under pressure to enter the 2019 World Cup directly. If he has to enter directly for the World Tournament, then India will have to win at least two One Day Internationals. In order to keep India in the ICC rankings, the five-match series will be won by a margin of 4-1.