India vs Srilanka Possible Playing XI in the 1st ODI- Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah will return
India vs Srilanka is set to begin on 10 January 2022 in Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati. The Series consists of 3 matches. The series will mark the comeback of Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah.
India under the leadership of Hardik Pandya has successfully clinched the series by 2-1. India won the decider match against Srilanka by 91 runs. The world witnessed the knock of Suryakymar Yadav. He got his 3rd T20 century in just 45 balls with 9 Sixes and 7 Fours. India is again ready to win the ODI series against Srilanka. Let’s look at the possible playing 11 against Srilanka:
India’s Playing XI
Team India Squad: Rohit Sharma (C), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel, Chahal or Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammad Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj Siraj.
Top Order Batsman
Rohit Sharma: Rohit Sharma will make his comeback from his hand injury from the Bangladesh Series. He will lead the team in ODI. Talking about his form, he played a stunning knock of 50 against Bangladesh coming at No.9
Shubman Gill: The Young Indian Opener Shubman gill is also in great form. He scored 46 runs off 36 balls in the 3rd T20I match against Srilanka.
Virat Kohli: Virat Kohli is given a rest in the Bangladesh Series. He will make his comeback against Srilanka. Fans are eagerly waiting to see a hundred from his bat.
Shreyas Iyer: Shreyas Iyer is the most consistent run-scorer of India in the ODI. He has the highest ODI run for India in 2022. His notable last innings was the 87 against Bangladesh.
Middle Order Batsman
KL Rahul: KL Rahul is back on the team in the role of wicket Keeper batsman. He is replaced by Rishabh Pant.
Hardik Pandya: His job is to finish the game at last. He is going out of the form. He hasn’t scored much in the recent T20I series against Srilanka.
Chahal and Kuldeep: India may go with Chahal and Kuldeep as their Spn attack. Both the players have done very well when they play together.
Muhammad Shami: India will see the comeback of Mohamamd Shami after his back injury in the practice session against Bangladesh.
Jasprit Bumrah: Jasprit Bumrah, the most attacking fast bowler in India is also set to make comeback. He will make his comeback after 1 Year in International cricket.
Muhammad Siraj: Siraj’s form in Test cricket is tremendous. He may be given chance in the 1st ODI against Srilanka in Guwahati.
This ODI series against Srilanka will see the comeback of many Indian players.