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India vs Sri Lanka Predicted Playing 11 for both the Teams

Team India could make one change as we look at the best predicted playing 11 for both teams for the Super 4 match vs Sri Lanka in Asia Cup 2022.

After having begun the Asia Cup 2022 with 2 back-to-back wins, the start to Super 4 hasn’t gone as expected for Team India. In a thriller against Pakistan, India batted really well to score 181, but unfortunately, lost the match on the penultimate ball. It was Mohammad Rizwan once again who top-scored for Pakistan in an important clash.

India’s next assignment is now against Sri Lanka in the same Dubai stadium on September 6th. Sri Lanka are coming off a thrilling win against Afghanistan by winning a high-scoring thriller in the final over. Whereas Team India have had a contrasting start as they lost to Pakistan by 5 wickets.

With a loss in Super 4’s first match, the match against Sri Lanka now almost becomes a do-or-die game for Team India. A loss from here means India would most probably be eliminated. They can still qualify, but for that one team will have to win all the matches. Whereas the other three teams will have to win a game each with India’s NRR being the best.

Will Team India make any changes to the playing 11 after the loss against Pakistan? Well, let’s find out the best predicted playing 11 for the India vs Sri Lanka Super 4 match of Asia Cup 2022. Before that, let’s look at the official squad for Team India for Asia Cup 2022.

Asia Cup 2022 – Official Squad List for Team India:

Batters: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma, Suryakumar Yadav & Virat Kohli

Wks: Dinesh Karthik & Rishabh Pant

All-rounders: Axar Patel, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya & Ravichandran Ashwin

Bowlers: Arshdeep Singh, Avesh Khan, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Bishnoi & Yuzvendra Chahal

Reserves: Shreyas Iyer, Axar Patel & Deepak Chahar

Coach: Rahul Dravid // Captain: Rohit Sharma

MWatch Details:

Tournament: Asia Cup 2022

Type: Super 4

Where: Dubai

When: September 6, 7:30 pm IST

Key Historical Stats – India vs Sri Lanka Asia Cup 2022 ODIs

Played: 19 // India Won: 9 // Sri Lanka Won: 10 // D/NR: 0

310/4Highest Team Total by India

96/10Lowest Team Total by Sri Lanka

562 Most Runs by Sanath Jayasuriya

131*(152) Highest Individual Score by Arjuna Ranatunga

12 Most Wickets by Irfan Pathan

6/13Best Bowling Spell by Ajantha Mendis

13Most Dismissals by Kumar Sangakkara

205Highest Partnership by Gautam Gambhir and Virat Kohli for 2nd Wicket

Playing 11 for Both Teams:

If we observe Team India’s playing 11 against Pakistan, it wasn’t bad. With Deepak Hooda batting at 7, he could have been used as a 6th bowler. Unfortunately, Rohit didn’t use Hooda even for 1 over when he had a chance against hard-hitting Mohammad Nawaz. So, will he be continued to play at 7 or India could bring in Axar Patel as an extra bowling option?

Well, this could be the biggest question for Team India ahead of the encounter against Sri Lanka. Playing All-rounder Deepak Hooda at 7 is not a bad option as long as he is bowling. But since Rohit didn’t have him even 1 over, it means, Rohit doesn’t trust his bowling. So, bringing a bowling all-rounder like Axar at 7 could be a good idea. If not 4, Axar could bowl 1-2 overs in case our other bowlers get hit.

The other question would be Rishabh Pant vs Dinesh Karthik. Pant didn’t look settled in the clash vs Pakistan. Since he was played above Dinesh Karthik in this match, will he continue to do so? Well, ideally India won’t be too harsh on him just after 1 match. So, India could continue with Pant by giving him one more chance.

Asia Cup 2022 Super 4: India vs Sri Lanka Predicted Playing 11 for Team India

Rohit Sharma (C), KL Rahul, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (WK), Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravi Bishnoi, Arshdeep Singh & Yuzvendra Chahal.

Asia Cup 2022 Super 4: India vs Sri Lanka Predicted Playing 11 for Sri Lanka

Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (WK), Charith Asalanka, Danushka Gunathilaka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dasun Shanaka (C), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Asitha Fernando, Dilshan Madushanka.

Best Fantasy XI Prediction for India vs Sri Lanka 2022 – Asia Cup 2022

Batters: KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Bhanuka Rajapaksa & Danushka Gunathilaka

Wks: Kusal Mendis

All-rounders: Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel & Wanindu Hasaranga

Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi, Bhuvneshwar Kumar & Maheesh Theeksana

CVC Choice: KL Rahul & Hardik Pandya

Please note that some of the things are also dependent on the toss, so do check our Telegram channel for live updates on actual playing 11 and fantasy tips. Channel link in the Author bio section.

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