ICC World Cup 2019 IND vs SL: How to watch

India will look to maintain their momentum before the knockout stage. Photo credit: Reuters

India have already qualified for the semifinals of ICC World Cup 2019 and will look to end the group stage on a winning note. The team bounced back after their defeat against England to win against Bangladesh.

KL Rahul has been a bit tentative in the opening slot and the middle order and has looked vulnerable time and again. Rishabh Pant in the No 4 position has been a welcome change and the team management will look to sort their batting woes before the knockout phase begins. 

Sri Lanka have been dismal in the event, with their win against England the only silver lining. Their batting especially has failed to rise to the occasion. So the team will have to put their best fight against an in-form team like India. 

Match time: 3:00 PM (IST)

How to watch: Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi, Star Sports 1 HD Hindi, Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports 1 Telugu, Star Sports 1 Kannada, Star Sports 1 Bangla

Team news: India can bring in Kuldeep in place of one of their pacers. Sri Lanka are likely to field the same squad. 

Pitch report: The pitch will remain flat throughout the match.

Weather report: The condition is expected to remain bright and sunny with no forecast of rain.

Probable XI:

India: Virat Kohli (c), Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Rishabh Pant, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar/Kuldeep Yadav, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Rohit Sharma.

Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne (capt), Dhananjaya de Silva, Avishka Fernando, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Mendis, Jeevan Mendis, Kusal Perera, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana.

Betting odds: According to Oddschecker, Sri Lanka 5/1, India 1/6

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