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2018 Nidahas Trophy: Here's the weather forecast for Sri Lanka vs India Colombo T20

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Mar 5, 2018, 3:34 pm IST
Updated Mar 6, 2018, 1:54 pm IST
With the likes of Virat Kohli and MS Dhoni opting for a break, new-look India will be taking on hosts at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
The Tri-Nation Nidahas Trophy provides an opportunity for youngsters to keep themselves in contention for a spot in Team India for 2019 World Cup in England. (Photo: BCCI)
 The Tri-Nation Nidahas Trophy provides an opportunity for youngsters to keep themselves in contention for a spot in Team India for 2019 World Cup in England. (Photo: BCCI)

Colombo: A new look young Team India is all set for yet another tour of island nation, when Rohit Sharma led Men in Blue take on Sri Lanka in the opening game of the Tri-Nation Nidahas Twenty20 Cup, here on Tuesday.

With top players rested for the series, that also includes Bangladesh, the tour provides an opportunity for youngsters to keep themselves in contention for a spot  in Team India for 2019 World Cup in England.

 

Colombo weather (Photo: Screengrab from accuweather.com) Speaking about the match, the weather will play crucial role in tomorrow’s game. There weather will be sunny with passing shower on match day.

Colombo weather(Photo: Screengrab from accuweather.com)

There will be 47 per cent chances of  shower on Tuesday evening (6:00 P.M local time),an hour before the start of play and thirty minutes prior to toss.

However, the fans can hope for action without interruption as the chances of rain go down drastically after 7 PM

Colombo weather(Photo: Screengrab from accuweather.com)

Match-timings:

The match is scheduled to start at 7.00 p.m. IST.

Where to watch the match live?

Live telecast and Live Streaming: The match can be seen live on DSport (English commentary). Hindi commentary will be available on Rishtey Cineplex/HD.

Squads:

India: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan (vice-captain), KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik (wicketkeeper), Deepak Hooda, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Axar Patel, Vijay Shankar, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat, Mohammad Siraj and Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper).

Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (Captain), Suranga Lakmal (vice-captain), Upul Tharanga, Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Janith Perera, Thisara Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Isuru Udana, Akila Dananjaya, Amila Aponso, Nuwan Pradeep, Dushmantha Chameera, Dhananjaya De Silva.

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Location: Sri Lanka, Western, Colombo




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