The first T20I of the three-match series between India and Sri Lanka will be played at the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati. Their 20-overs international fixture will start at 7:00 PM IST on Sunday, January 5. Virat Kohli will be leading India, while Rohit Sharma will be sitting out of the series, forcing the hosts to select a new vice-captain for the series.
The Sri Lankan cricket team are currently on a tour to India for three T20Is. The upcoming contests are also the first international assignments for both teams in 2020. The affair in Guwahati will be followed by second and third matches on January 7 and January 10.
Virat Kohli (c), Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, Shivam Dube, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wk), K. L. Rahul, Sanju Samson, Navdeep Saini, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav
Lasith Malinga (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Avishka Fernando, Oshada Fernando, Danushka Gunathilaka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Kasun Rajitha, Lakshan Sandakan, Dasun Shanaka, Isuru Udana
Wicketkeeper – Rishabh Pant
All-rounder – Shivam Dube, Angelo Mathews, Ravindra Jadeja
Batsmen – Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Kusal Perera (Vice-Captain), KL Rahul
Bowlers – Lasith Malinga, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal
India start off as favourites to win the game.
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