India will square off with Sri Lanka in the fourth match of Super 4 stage at the Asia Cup 2023 on Tuesday, September 12. This will be the first time when both teams will meet each other in the ongoing tournament.

India vs Sri Lanka Head to head record in ODIs

Matches played: 165 | India won: 96 | Sri Lanka won: 57 | Tied: 1 | No result: 11

ODI stats and records at R. Premadasa Stadium:

  • Total matches: 157
  • Matches won batting first: 85
  • Matches won bowling first: 61
  • Average first Innings scores: 233
  • Average second Innings scores: 191
  • Highest total recorded: 375/5 (50 Overs) by India vs Sri Lanka
  • Lowest total recorded: 78/10 (33.1 Overs) by Sri Lanka Women vs England Women
  • Highest score chased: 292/4 (48.3 Overs) by Sri Lanka vs Australia
  • Lowest score defended: 170/10 (49.2 Overs) by West Indies Women vs Sri Lanka Women

R. Premadasa Stadium Pitch Report

The pitch at R. Premadasa Stadium has a tendency to favour the spinners. The surface also provides some advantages to the batters due to its fast outfield and comparatively shorter boundaries. Pursuing a target on this pitch can be challenging. However, considering the prevailing weather conditions, there’s a likelihood that the captain winning the toss will opt to field first, with the DLS (Duckworth-Lewis-Stern) method potentially playing a significant role in case rain interrupts the match.

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Colombo Weather Forecast

Despite the day set to start with a 90% chance of precipitation and 95% cloud cover, the likelihood of rain may decrease to 55% in the evening. Nevertheless, it’s expected that the cloud cover will persist throughout the day.

The humidity is likely to reach 84%, while the wind may blow at a moderate speed of 18 kilometres per hour.

IND vs SL, Probable Playing XIs

India: Rohit Sharma (c), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Ishan Kishan (wk), KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj

Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis (wk), Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka (c), Dunith Wellalage, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana

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