Sri Lanka gave a shock to every Indian cricket fan after displaying a dominating performance in the 2nd T20 international against the hosts India. The series is tied and now India vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I will become the decisive fixture. Sri Lanka got the opportunity to bat first and made full use of it. The third fixture is expected to be an absolute thriller and you can find some great online betting tips on this series decider.
The 2nd T20 international was a high-scoring game where Sri Lankan batters played an important part in the team’s victory. Batting second, Team India was unable to chase the target and lost the game by 16 runs.
It was not a good day overall for Team India as the whole team was unable to stop Sri Lanka from winning the game. Choosing to bowl first, the decision turned out to be a massive mistake and the Indian bowlers were giving away runs and getting punished in every spell. The batters also failed to score and were losing wickets in front of the Sri Lankan attack.
It looks like the good days are here for Sri Lanka because the team displayed a brilliant performance in the 2nd T20. After a year of struggle, team management has finally found the right combination for the Sri Lankan squad.
Our experts predict that the third fixture will be a thrilling game and a high scoring one. Ishan Kishan might come back in the form in this one and score more than 50. India are favourite to win the match and the series.
The betting tip is...
India will Win
Team India lost control of the game from the first ball. Their star bowler, Arshdeep Singh, had the highest economy in the game. In just 2 overs, Arshdeep gave away 37 runs at an economy of 18.50. The hero of the first T20 international, Shivam Mavi, recorded an economy of 13.25.
Umran Malik was successful with three wickets but he also gave away some quick runs. The opening order of team India completely collapsed but Suryakumar Yadav’s half-century and Axar’s 65 runs helped the team to finish the score at 190.
Since the beginning of the game, it was very clear that Sri Lanka is here to take control of things and score a win. Kusal Mendis and Pathum Nissanka gave good momentum to the team in the opening order. Dasun Shanaka and Charith Asalanka gave a big push to the team’s overall score in the middle order.
Sri Lankan bowlers were at the top of their game as they didn't allow the opposition to get a stable start. The Sri Lankan bowling attack was picking up wickets in every spell and Indian batters were finding it difficult to build strong partnerships.
Team India has good quality players who carry an experience of bouncing back from any difficult situation. We predict team India’s win in the third T20 against Sri Lanka.