Today Match Prediction CWC23 | India vs Sri Lanka

India vs Sri Lanka

Nov 02, 2023 | 14:00 | Wankhede Stadium – Mumbai, India

India vs Sri Lanka Chance of Winning

CWC23 Cricket TeamIndiaSri Lanka
ODI Ranking1st7th
Chance of Winning70%28%
Probability of a Tie2%

IND VS SL Today Match Prediction & Cricket Betting Tips

Recent Performance:

  • India:
    • India vs England (October 29, 2023) – India won by 100 runs
    • India vs New Zealand (October 22, 2023) – India won by 4 wickets (with 12 balls remaining)
    • India vs Bangladesh (October 19, 2023) – India won by 7 wickets (with 51 balls remaining)
    • India vs Pakistan (October 14, 2023) – India won by 7 wickets (with 117 balls remaining)
    • India vs Afghanistan (October 11, 2023) – India won by 8 wickets (with 90 balls remaining)
  • Sri Lanka:
    • Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan (October 30, 2023) – Afghanistan won by 7 wickets (with 28 balls remaining)
    • Sri Lanka vs England (October 26, 2023) – Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets (with 146 balls remaining)
    • Sri Lanka vs Netherlands (October 21, 2023) – Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)
    • Sri Lanka vs Australia (October 16, 2023) – Australia won by 5 wickets (with 88 balls remaining)
    • Sri Lanka vs Pakistan (October 10, 2023) – Pakistan won by 6 wickets (with 10 balls remaining)

Injury Concerns

India’s Injury Concerns:

  • Hardik Pandya: He is unlikely to return before India’s final league match against the Netherlands. This means he will miss the game against Sri Lanka.

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Sri Lanka’s Injury Concerns:

  • Dasun Shanaka: Sri Lanka has lost their designated captain, Dasun Shanaka, to injury. In his absence, Kusal Mendis has taken over the captaincy.

Today Match Prediction – WEATHER CONDITIONS – Hazy

The temperature will be around 33 degrees Celsius. It will be partly sunny, with a wind speed of NW 9 km/h. The probability of precipitation will be about 0%, so there should be no need to worry about rain affecting the game.

Today Match Prediction – IND VS SL Cricket Match Details

MatchIndia vs Sri Lanka – CWC23 Match 33
SeasonThe 13th ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, 2023
Date14:00 Thursday 02 November 2023 (Local)
VenueWankhede Stadium, Mumbai, India

Today Match Prediction – Cricket Betting Tips

  • In CWC19, India took 1st place and Sri Lanka took the 6th place.
  • In MRF TYRES ODI RANKING, India took 1st place and Sri Lanka took 7th.
  • India has the impressive 100% winning rate for the last 5 ODI matches while Sri Lanka has a 40% winning rate.

India Cricket Team Preview – Who Will Win Today’s Match?

The Indian cricket team often referred to as the ‘Men in Blue‘. The Men in Blue has been a dominant force in the cricketing arena. With a legacy that boasts of iconic players and memorable moments, India’s journey in the sport has been nothing short of spectacular. As the cricketing world inches closer to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, the anticipation surrounding Team India’s performance is palpable.

Recently, the BCCI announced India’s home season for 2023-24, which includes a series against the formidable Aussies, serving as a precursor to the World Cup. The schedule is packed with 5 Tests, 3 ODIs, and 8 T20Is, ensuring the team is well-prepared for the marquee event.

Shikhar Dhawan, a stalwart of the Indian batting lineup, shared insights into the evolving mindset of the younger generation. He emphasized their fearless approach and ability to express themselves on the field. Dhawan’s illustrious career in 50-over ICC tournaments, amassing 1238 runs at an average of 65.15, is a testament to his prowess.

With the World Cup on the horizon, India’s preparation, combined with their rich cricketing heritage, makes them one of the teams to watch out for.

India Predicted Playing XIs (Playing Elevens):

Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishan Kishan†, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Virat Kohli, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, KL Rahul, Shubman Gill, Shardul Thakur, Suryakumar Yadav.
Rohit Sharma (Captain) – Top order Batter

Rohit Sharma is a dynamic and skilled opening batsman. He continues to make a significant impact in the cricketing world with his aggressive and dependable batting style. A stalwart of Indian cricket, Rohit Sharma currently holds the captaincy for the Indian cricket team in limited-overs formats.

Rohit Sharma: 8 Matches, 479 Runs, Avg 68.43, SR 122.5

Operating as a top-order batsman, Rohit Sharma excels in his remarkable ability to accumulate runs at an impressive rate. His role as a consistent performer in the middle order has elevated his status to a crucial position within the Indian cricket setup.

In recent times, Rohit Sharma has showcased his prowess through exceptional performances across various formats. His ability to craft match-winning innings and adapt to diverse conditions has proven to be invaluable for the team. Moreover, his leadership qualities have taken center stage as he guides the team with his insightful cricketing acumen.

Virat Kohli  – Top order Batter

Virat Kohli, a distinguished global batsman, maintains his stature as a prolific run-scorer and a prime exponent of leading by personal example. His consistent contributions in the middle order firmly establish him as an essential asset to the team’s batting lineup. As one of the foremost cricketers worldwide, Virat Kohli stands as a towering pillar of strength for the Indian cricket team.

Virat Kohli: 8 Matches, 410 Runs, Avg 82, SR 88.93

Beyond his batting prowess, Virat Kohli’s fielding skills radiate, adding an extra dimension to his cricketing mastery. In recent years, his performances have played a pivotal role in propelling the Indian cricket team to remarkable achievements.

Sri Lanka Cricket Team Review – Who Will Win Today’s Match?

The Sri Lankan cricket team, representing the island nation, has been a significant entity in the international cricketing arena since its inception in 1975. Gaining Test status in 1981, the team underwent a transformative journey. Sri Lanka culminated in their crowning moment when they lifted the 1996 Cricket World Cup, defeating Australia in the finals. This victory was a testament to the prowess of legends like Aravinda de Silva, Arjuna Ranatunga, and Sanath Jayasuriya. It was supported by the exceptional skills of Muttiah Muralitharan and Chaminda Vaas.

The subsequent generation, featuring luminaries like Mahela Jayawardena, Kumar Sangakkara, and Lasith Malinga, further strengthened the team’s foundation. Their journey saw them reaching consecutive World Cup finals in 2007 and 2011. The T20I World Cup in 2014 marked another high, with Sri Lanka emerging victorious against India.

However, post-2015, the team faced challenges in filling the shoes of retiring legends. Despite the hurdles, the spirit of Sri Lankan cricket remains undeterred. With the team continually striving for excellence on the global stage.

Sri Lanka Predicted Playing XIs (Playing Elevens):

Kusal Mendis (c)†, Charith Asalanka, Dushmantha Chameera, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushan Hemantha, Dimuth Karunaratne, Chamika Karunaratne, Dilshan Madushanka, Angelo Mathews, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Perera, Kasun Rajitha, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage.
Kusal Mendis (Captain) Wicketkeeper Batter

Kusal Mendis, the young gun from Sri Lanka, has rapidly made a name for himself in the world of cricket. With a blend of classic shots and modern-day aggression, Mendis has showcased his ability to anchor the innings and play the big shots when required.

Kusal Mendis: 10 Matches, 441 Runs, Avg 44.1, SR 104.75

His impeccable timing and ability to read the game situation have made him a vital cog in the Sri Lankan batting line-up. For cricket enthusiasts, watching Mendis bat is a treat, as he combines the elegance of traditional cricket with the flair of the modern game.

Dilshan Madushanka – Bowler

Dilshan Madushanka, another emerging talent from the island nation, is known for his fiery pace and ability to swing the ball both ways. While still finding his feet at the international level, Madushanka has shown glimpses of becoming a future spearhead for the Sri Lankan bowling attack.

Dilshan Madushanka: 6 Matches, 13 Wickets, Econ 6.12, SR 24

His raw pace combined with a natural ability to extract bounce makes him a challenging proposition for any batsman. Fans of the game appreciate his passion and commitment on the field, and many believe he’s a star in the making for Sri Lanka.

FAQs of Today Match Prediction

Q: When and where is the CWC23 match between India and Sri Lanka taking place?

A: The match is on November 2 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.

Q: How many times have India and Sri Lanka faced each other in T20Is?

A: They have played 29 T20I matches; India won 19, Sri Lanka won 9 and 1 match ended without a result.

Q: Which edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is CWC23?

A: CWC23 is the 13th edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.

Q: What are the key strengths of the Sri Lanka Cricket Team in CWC23?

A: In the upcoming CWC23, the Sri Lanka Cricket Team’s strengths lie in their adept spin bowlers, emerging young talents, capacity for causing upsets, and unwavering determination on the field.

Q: Is Wankhede Stadium a Batting or Bowling Pitch?

A: Wankhede Stadium is primarily a batting-friendly pitch.