DHAKA: Disappointed Sri Lanka will lock horn inform India in seventh and must-win encounter of Asia Cup Twenty20, at Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka.
Sri Lanka, who were stunned by Bangladesh in their last encounter, will be in enormous pressure to win against India as the defeat may close their marathon for Asia Cup final.
On the other hand, if India wins this game, they will be trough to tournament’s final.
So far India have un-beaten in their matches against Bangladesh and Pakistan. They are in good position to win this tournament.
Whereas, Sri Lanka will be re-gathering themselves after having a narrow-escape against UAE and then losing against Bangladesh.
Sri Lanka will need its middle order to click if they want to make a statement against India.
The match will no doubt be a thriller for cricket fans across the region.
Indian opening batsman Rohit Sharma, who received a 145 KPH in-swinging yorker from Mohammad Amir in match against Pakistan, has been injured and therefore he is doubtful in today’s match.
Sri Lankan skipper who missed the game against Bangladesh, is more likely to return to lead the side in do-or-die match.
Following are match details and Tv information of the match.
EVENT: Asia Cup T20 2016
MATCH: India vs sri Lanka
Start Time: 18:30 PST | 13:30 GMT | 19:30 Local
VENUE: Sher-e-Bangla Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
DATE: March 1, 2016
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India Expected Lineup: Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkiya Rahane, Virat Kohli, Suresh Raina, MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Harduik Pandya, R Ashwin, R Jadeja, B Kumar and Ashish Nehra.
Sri Lanka Expected Lineup: Dinesh Chandimal, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Milinda Siriwardana, Dasun Shanaka, Angelo Mathews, Chamara Kapugedara, Shehan Jayasuriya, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Dushmantha Chameera, Lasith Malinga