India is scheduled to take on Sri Lanka in the three-match T20I series, starting from 25th July in R.Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Shikhar Dhawan will be hoping that the side can play their best cricket in this T20I series opener.
The opportunity will be for the likes of Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav to showcase their capabilities with the bat. Manish Pandey is another experience campaigner who will need to deliver notable scores in this fixture.
Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Yuzvendra Chahal are premier bowlers for the side for the T20I series.
On the other hand, Captain Dasun Shanaka will be hoping that the side can put on a strong fight in the T20I series. Avishka Fernando found form with the bat in the final game of the one-day series and will be looking to do well with the bat in this T20I series.
Charith Asalanka is another player who will be looking to do well for Sri Lanka in the three-match T20I series.
Here are numbers and statistics related to Sri Lanka vs India 2021 T20I series mentioned below as following
13 victories for India in the 19 matches played against Sri Lanka in the T20 format. Last year, India completed a T20I series win over India in three-match series played in India.
113.00 is the average for Manish Pandey against Sri Lanka in the T20 format. He has accumulated 226 runs in seven matches with one half-century to his name.
5 wickets needed by Indian medium-pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar to complete 50 wickets in the T20 format. The right-arm quick has claimed 45 wickets in 48 matches at an average of 26.73 with a splendid economy rate of 6.98.
9 wickets needed by all-rounder Hardik Pandya to complete 50 wickets in the 20-over format He has taken 41 wickets in 48 matches at an average of 26.68 with one four-wicket haul to his name.
291 runs needed by Indian middle-order batsman Manish Pandey to complete 1,000 runs in T20 format. He currently has scored 709 runs in 39 matches at an average of 44.31 with three half-centuries to his name.