India and Sri Lanka start playing T20 tomorrow 5 January 2020. This match will be the first T20 game of the year for both teams.
The first match (Ind vs Sl 1st T20) of the three-match T20 series between India and Sri Lanka will be played on Sunday at Barsapara Cricket Stadium.
Sri Lanka will have many young players in the match. The team Angelo Mathews will play in this match, after a long 18-month injury. Nuwan Pradeep and Shehan Jayasuriya left out of the match.
The Indian team player Jasprit Bumrah will play in this match.
Both the teams would like a victorious start in the new year and will focus on the preparations for the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year. The possible teams of both countries are as follows: –
India: Virat Kohli (captain), Jaspreet Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, Shivam Dubey, Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Manish Pandey, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Lokesh Rahul, Navdeep Saini, Sanju Samson (wicketkeeper), Shardul Thakur and Washington Beautiful.
Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga (Captain), Dhananjay De Silva, Vanindu Hasaranga, Niroshan Dikwela (Wicketkeeper), Oshada Fernando, Avishka Fernando, Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Kumara, Angelo Mathews, Kushal Mendis, Kushal Perera, Bhanuka Rajapaksha, Kasun Rajanatha, Kasun Rajanatha , Dasun Shanka and Isuru Udana