India Vs Sri Lanka: Interesting Facts To Know Before 1st ODI Match

Colombo: The one-day series between India and Sri Lanka will start today at R. Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo Sri Lanka, July 18. The new Indian Cricket team, which toured Sri Lanka for three-game ODI series and a three-game T20I series. Indian batsman Shikhar Dhawan will be the captain and Backup Pace Bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar will be the Vice-Captain

Another Indian team is currently in England for a five-match Test series. Virat Kohli is the captain of the team. There are some interesting records to be made during the Indo-Sri Lanka ODI series.

Shikhar Dhawan Record

Shikhar Dhawan, who captained India on the Sri Lanka tour, scored 23 runs in the first ODI and 6,000 runs in his name. With this record, Dhawan will become the fifth batter to score 6,000 runs in ODIs. If today he can only score 17, Shikhar Dhawan will connect 1000 runs in ODIs against Sri Lanka.

Shikhar will be named the oldest player in the ODI India-Sri Lanka series. Dhawan will be 35 years and 225 days old.

Shikhar Dhawan
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Young batsman Sanju Samson

Samson will make his debut for a one-day international against Sri Lanka If he starts today in the playing 11. The 26-year-old Rajasthan Royals Captain and star has played 7 t20 internationals for India and has scored 83 runs. We will be able to see his magic in the T20 series against Sri Lanka, 25 July.

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Chahal, Bhubaneswar

- Main Indian Spinner Yuzevendra Chahal will set a 100-wicket record in ODI cricket with 8 wickets in hand.

- Vice-captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar will have to get 12 wickets to take 150 wickets in ODIs.

- In 1997, Sri Lanka won the ODI series against India.

Chahal-Bhubaneswar
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