The 8th Match of ICC Champions Trophy defending the champions India got set on to the fellow neighboring country Sri Lanka at the Oval London on Thursday. Apart from Pakistan, Sri Lanka is yet another side whom India shared some rivalry. However, it is not important to say that India is having a clear dominance over its neighboring countries like Pakistan and the Sri Lanka. A thrilling encounter is certain on the card with both the sides being former world champions.
No one can forget the finals of ICC World Cup 2011 where Sri Lanka was beaten by India at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai and lifted the trophy the second time in History. It will be a repeat of the same action which was witnessed six years ago. Talking about the battles of both the team who have played extensively in the Final Tournament in 2002 at Sri Lanka, where the rain has a laugh forcing both the teams share their honor. In the year 2003 both the teams came across the semi-finals where India won by 8 wickets.
Both Team Possible Players
|INDIAN SQUAD PLAYERS||SRI LANKAN SQUAD PLAYERS|
|Virat Kohli (Captain)||Angelo Mathews (Captain)|
|Rohit Sharma||Upul Tharanga|
|Shikhar Dhawan||Niroshan Dickwella|
|Yuvraj Singh||Kusal Mendis|
|Ajinkya Rahane||Kusal Perera|
|Dinesh Karthik||Chamara Kapugedera|
|Kedar Jadhav||Asela Gunaratne|
|MS Dhoni||Dinesh Chandimal|
|Hardik Pandya||Lasith Malinga|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||Suranga Lakmal|
|Ravindra Jadeja||Nuwan Kulasekara|
|Bhuvneshwar Kumar||Nuwan Pradeep|
|Jasprit Bumrah||Thisara Perera|
|Umesh Yadav||Lakshan Sandakan|
|Mohammad Shami||Seekkuge Prasanna|
The Key Players of INDIA VS SRILANKA CHAMPION’S TROPHY ODI
Skipper Virat Kohli would be the key player to watch out in this match who is in quite good form and from the Sri Lankan side Kusal Mendis would be the key played who would be loved to watch with his bat putting some runs and playing good cricket at the Oval. India should be aware of this player as he is a technically sound player and is having a good aptitude of hitting boundaries, evident from the ODI series of 2016 in England.
It has been also keep in mind that apart from Virat Kohli (Skipper), Rohit Sharma has scored the highest individual in the ODI series against Sri Lanka in Kolkata. However, as this match is going to be played in London so it might be difficult to play against Sri Lanka in such a heroic manner played in the Kolkata. Also it is mandatory that both the teams are equally efficient as both of them have scored above 400 runs i.e. India scoring 414 while Sri Lanka scoring 411.
MATCH VENUE DETAIL
It will be a match in London sharply started at 09:30 AM GMT on 8th June 2017. Both the teams were hoping to be the winners as it would be going to be the tight match between India Vs Sri Lanka as the teams has struggled a lot in the past years.
Stadium: Kennington, Oval
Ends: Pavilion End, Vauxhall End
Hosts to: England, Surrey
LIVE MATCH SCORING PATTERN
Ist Inning Average Score: 250
IInd Inning Average Score: 232
Highest Total: 398/5 (50 Overs) played b/w NZ & Eng
Lowest Total: 103/8 (41 Overs) played b/w Eng & RSA
Highest Chased: 317/8 (49.4 Overs) played b/w Ind & Eng
Lowest Defend: 241/10 (49.4 Overs) played b/w Pak & Eng