India vs Sri Lanka: India and Sri Lanka are taking on each other in the 9th match on Tuesday, September 6. Moreover, that game is being played at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
India are coming into this fixture after losing against Pakistan on Sunday. India scored 181 runs in twenty overs. Pakistan scored 183 runs and they went on to win the fixture by three wickets.
Virat Kohli scored a fifty against Pakistan on Sunday. Moreover, he put up 60 runs from 44 balls with a strike rate of 136.36. Virat Kohli hit 4 fours and one six.
Sri Lanka are coming into this fixture after winning against Afghanistan on Saturday. Afghanistan scored 175 runs in twenty overs. Sri Lanka scored 179 runs and they went on to win the fixture by four wickets.
Rahmanullah Gurbaz went on to win the man of the match award against Sri Lanka on Saturday. He scored 84 runs from 45 balls with a strike rate of 186.67.
Kusal Mendis gave a vital and strong start to Sri Lanka against Afghanistan. He scored 36 runs from 19 balls with a strike rate of 189.47. Kusal Mendis hit 2 fours and 3 sixes.
India vs Sri Lanka: Deepak Hooda given not out despite getting caught, player misses to impress after second chance
Sri Lanka went on to win the toss and they decided to bowl first. India had a poor start but they made a comeback thanks to brilliant batting from Rohit Sharma. They posted 173 runs in twenty overs.
Deepak Hooda was caught after playing an uppercut. However, he was soon given not out. It was because the Sri Lankan fast bowler already gave bowled a bouncer and this was his second bouncer of the over.
Predicted XI: India vs Sri Lanka
India: KL Rahul, Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Rishabh Pant (wk), Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh.
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.