India Vs Sri Lanka 2021: Upcoming Schedule, Squads And Head-To-Head Statistics

Published on 20th Jul 2021 by BlogBuster Editorial Team

The Upcoming India Tour Of Sri Lanka 2021 Schedule, Statistics, History And Squads

The Board Of Control For Cricket In India, commonly known as the BCCI, are fulfilling their commitment towards ICC FTP by sending a white-ball specialist Indian squad to Sri Lanka to play a three -T20Is bilateral series and three ODI matches series against Sri Lankan Cricket Team after the IPL got postponed. The India vs Sri Lanka 2021 series started with Ind vs SL 1st ODI on 13th July, which is followed by the other two on 20th July and 23rd July respectively. Later, India vs Sri Lanka 2021 series will continue with the T20I matches on 25th July, 27th July and 29th July.

This India tour of Sri Lanka 2021 was initially in the International Cricket Council’s Future Tour Program (ICC’s FTP). But, after IPL 2021 got postponed, BCCI announced that Team India will be touring Sri Lanka with white ball specialists in their squad to play three T20Is and three ODIs in July 2021 with mega cricket players like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah missing out due to their preparation for upcoming India vs England series.

The first ODI of India vs Sri Lanka 2021 took place on 18th July 2021 with India winning the match by 7 wickets. India vs Sri Lanka T20 2021 will begin on 25th July 2021. All the three ODIs and India vs Sri Lanka T20 2021 will be played at R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

India vs Sri Lanka Match History

So far, the two teams have faced each other on the pitch a total of 17 times (including the non-bilateral series). Out of the 17 series played against each other, India has won 9 while the Sri Lankan cricket team has won the remaining 3. 4 series were drawn and 1 was won by another team (non-bilateral series) The visiting country, i.e., India, is at a winning advantage in India vs Sri Lanka 2021 series.

India tour of Sri Lanka 2021 is the 20th encounter between the two teams. The two teams are facing each other in India vs Sri Lanka T20 2021 after almost a gap of more than a year, due to the pandemic. They last battled on the cricket ground in January 2020.

India vs Sri Lanka ODI And T20I Head-To-Head Statistics

Ind vs SL 1st ODI match took place in the year 1979. They played their first ODI series in 1982/83 and it was won by the Indian cricket team. Until now, India and Sri Lanka have played a total of 78 ODI series, i.e., 165 ODI matches against each other. Below-given are the match-wise head-to-head ODI statistics of the two teams-

Total No. Of Matches

Matches Won By India

Matches Won By Sri Lanka

Matches Drawn

No Result

Matches Abandoned / Cancelled

165 91 56 0 11 7

The first T20 bilateral between Sri Lanka and India was played in 2008/09 and won by the latter. Till date, India and Sri Lanka have played a total of 15 T20 series against each other. Out of the 15 series played so far, 9 have been won by India, Sri Lanka have managed to bag victory in 1 and the remaining 5 were drawn. Before India vs Sri Lanka T20 2021 begins, let us look at the match-wise head-to-head statistics of the two teams-

Team 1

Team 2

Winner Margin Ground
Sri Lanka India India 3 wickets Colombo (RPS)
India Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 29 runs Nagpur
India Sri Lanka India 6 wickets Mohali
India Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 5 wickets Gros Islet
Sri Lanka India India 39 runs Pallekele
India Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 6 wickets Dhaka
India Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 5 wickets Pune
India Sri Lanka India 69 runs Ranchi
India Sri Lanka India 9 wickets Visakhapatnam
India Sri Lanka India 5 wickets Dhaka
Sri Lanka India India 7 wickets Colombo (RPS)
India Sri Lanka India 93 runs Cuttack
India Sri Lanka India 88 runs Indore
India Sri Lanka India 5 wickets Mumbai
Sri Lanka India Sri Lanka 5 wickets Colombo (RPS)
Sri Lanka India India 6 wickets Colombo (RPS)
India Sri Lanka no result - Guwahati
India Sri Lanka India 7 wickets Indore
India Sri Lanka India 78 runs Pune

 

India Tour Of Sri Lanka 2021 Schedule

With India winning the Ind vs SL 1st ODI on 13th July 2021, two ODIs are yet to be played. One is scheduled to take place today and India vs Sri Lanka T20 2021 will begin on 25th July 2021. Let us have a look at the India Tour Of Sri Lanka 2021 Schedule-

ODI Schedule 

Match Date Time Stadium
2nd ODI 20th July 2021 (Tuesday) 3:00 PM R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
3rd ODI 23rd July 2021 (Friday) 3:00 PM R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

T20 Schedule

1st T20 25th July 2021 (Sunday) 8:00 PM R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
2nd T20 27th July 2021 (Tuesday) 8:00 PM R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
3rd T20 29th July 2021 (Thursday) 8:00 PM R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

 

India Vs Sri Lanka 2021 Squad

Both the teams are all geared up for India vs Sri Lanka 2021 with some of the best players in their teams. Let us have a look at India vs Sri Lanka 2021 Squad for T20-

 

Sri Lanka T20 Squad India T20 Squad
Dasun Shanaka (Captain) Shikhar Dhawan (Captain)
Dhananjaya de Silva (Vice-Captain) Bhuvneshwar Kumar (Vice-Captain)
Charith Asalanka Yuzvendra Chahal
Ashen Bandara Deepak Chahar
Minod Bhanuka Rahul Chahar
Dushmantha Chameera Varun Chakravarthy
Akila Dananjaya Ruturaj Gaikwad
Asitha Fernando Krishnappa Gowtham
Avishka Fernando Ishan Kishan (wk)
Binura Fernando Devdutt Padikkal
Shiran Fernando Manish Pandey
Wanindu Hasaranga Hardik Pandya
Ishan Jayaratne Krunal Pandya
Praveen Jayawickrama Nitish Rana
Chamika Karunaratne Navdeep Saini
Lahiru Kumara Chetan Sakariya
Dhananjaya Lakshan Sanju Samson (wk)
Ramesh Mendis Prithvi Shaw
Pathum Nissanka Kuldeep Yadav
Bhanuka Rajapaksa Suryakumar Yadav
Kasun Rajitha -
Lakshan Sandakan -
Isuru Udana -
Lahiru Udara -

 

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