8he BCCI will be fulfilling its commitment towards ICC FTP by sending a white-ball specialist Indian squad to Sri Lanka to play a three -T20Is bilateral series and three ODI matches series against Sri Lankan Cricket Team after the IPL got postponed. The series will start off with three ODIs on 13, 20 and 23 July and later the T20I series on 25, 27 and 29 July this year.
So far, 19 Ind vs SL T20I games has been conducted. India has won 13 of them while the Sri Lankan cricket team has managed to win the remaining 5. The visitors for the upcoming series enjoy a winning percentage of 68.42.
The two teams will be facing each other in a T20I game after a gap of almost one year. They last faced each other in Jan 2020. The Indian Cricket Team that will be touring Sri Lanka will be a squad of white-ball specialists consisting of freshmen and young players and hence they have a good amount of responsibility to showcase to put a mark through their performance in this upcoming series.
The ODI series will begin on 18 July 2021 with all the 3 matches being played at the Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.
The second and third ODIs will be played on 20th July 2021 and 23rd July 2021 respectively. The ODI matches will start at 13:30 IST.
The T20 series will begin on 25 July 2021 with all the 3 matches being played at the Premadasa Stadium, Colombo. The T20Is will start at 19:00 IST.
The second and third T2Os will be played on 27th July 2021 and 29th July 2021 respectively. The series is evenly poised as though there is a good amount of difference in their ICC team rankings in T20Is, but the Indian squad will be a fresh new squad with young players getting a chance and hence the results can go either way.