Bibhu Prasad Ray

Sri-lanka won the toss and decided to bowl first Vs India in Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. After winning six consecutive matches, India will be looking to make it 7 wins and becoming the first team to reach the semi-finals of the ICC World Cup 2023.

 In the last game against England, India won comprehensibly against England in Lucknow. Rohit (87), Shami and Bumrah’s brilliance ensured India’s victory against the defending Champions.

On the other hand, Sri-lanka are having a mixed World Cup as they have registered only 2 wins out of 6 matches. The team is constantly hit by injuries which are doing no good to their prospects. 

Here’s the playing XI of both the teams:

India: Playing XI: Rohit Sharma(c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul(w), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Siraj

Sri-lanka: Playing XI: : Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis(w/c), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Angelo Mathews, Dushan Hemantha, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera, Dilshan Madushanka

More to follow…