Today’s final Micromax Tri-Series Final match, India vs Srilanka has started at 14.30 on Rangiri International Stadium in Dambulla. Srilanka has won the toss and chose batting first. All cricket lovers are eagerly waiting for the result of the match. Indian team is hot favorite to win today’s match.
In last match of MS Dhoni and his young team against Sri Lanka has been defeated, so the team has chance to revenge and also win another series on Sri Lankan soil after winning the Asia cup. But, for the skipper Dhoni, the top batting order fall down in the series is main worry.
As third team of the Tri series, the team not showed well performance and not reaches up to final. The team was beaten by 105 runs through India. Previously, India and Sri Lanka got together in the Asia Cup 2010 Final which was also taken place in Sri Lanka and that final match was won by India. So India has enhanced its final record in Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka also appears with full fledge batting lineup against India.
Indian team’s opening batsman Virendera Sehwag efforts helped to India for the final berth. In team Sehwag is the single batsman, who showed strong character against seaming deliveries. Sangakkara have to be frightened of current appearance of Sehwag because he can turn the table against hosts alone.
The final match is also great chance for young players of Indian team to build up their place. Some players such as Rohit Sharma, Dinesh Karthik, Yuvraj Singh, Virat kohli and Ravindra Jadeja are performing well in the series.
Sri Lanka includes Thisara Perera, who cleaned out in the last match to Indian batting line-up. Hitting skill of Perera will also present depth at number 8 place.
The last Asia cup tournament’s final was in favor of India, although there were some opening hiccups. This current tournament is also in the same way of the last match. The Cricket lovers were eagerly watching the flight of New Zealand. The expected performances of all three teams were ruined because of some reason like injury, absence of experienced players in some teams and bad weather conditions. Senior players’ abstention including Muralidharan, Jayasurya (Sri Lanka), Sachin Tendulkar, Zahir Khan (India) and Daniel Vettori (New Zealand) is most affected negatively to respective teams and the tournament. Because of rain, performance and achievements of teams effected disruption especially the Kiwis.
Toss & Pitch: Once more toss is being critical at Dambulla. At the starting of the match, Sangakkara has won the toss and decides they will bat first.
Final’s key players:
Virendra Sehwag: Virendra Sehwag is the key player of Final encounter because he is leading Man of the Series tile with excellent performance of 99 and 110 runs.
Praveen Kumar: With the new ball constancy of Praveen Kumar was notable all through the triangular series. His ability to swing the delivery both ways helps India to take early breakthrough. For opponents, he can be dangerous with ripping through the opening order.
Angelo Mathews: He is one of the best all-rounders for Sri Lanka team in all set-ups of matches. He can bat explosively and his ability to present breakthrough in critical time could be showed dangerous for Team India’s dream to win the series.
Match preview: Final match of Micromax tri-series Ind vs SL
Venue: Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium
Match Timings: Aug 28, 2010, 2010 (14:30 local | 09:00 GMT | 14:30 IST)
Umpires: Asad Rauf and EAR de Silva
TV umpire: TH Wijewardene
Match referee: AG Hurst
Reserve umpire: SH Sarathkumara
Teams of India:
- Virender Sehwag
- Dinesh Karthik
- Virat Kohli
- Yuvraj Singh
- MS Dhoni
- Suresh Raina
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Praveen Kumar
- Ishant Sharma
- Ashish Nehra
- Munaf Patel
Team of Sri Lanka:
- Tillakaratne Dilshan
- Upul Tharanga
- Kumar Sangakkara
- Mahela Jayawardene
- Angelo Mathews
- Chamara Silva
- Chamara Kapugedera
- Thisara Perera
- Suraj Randiv
- Nuwan Kulasekara
- Lasith Malinga
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