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Only Twenty months left for 2019 world cup. Team India already devising a plan for upcoming mega tournament. They want to get a clear picture in coming five months according Indian Chief selector MSK Prasad . They are certain to be vetting the players keenly. But as of now, India would like to clean sweep against Srilanka. Selection of young leggie Kuldeep Yadav is crucial in this series. On the other end is Srilanka, would like to avenge their loss in tests. They would like to give a shock to India as they did in champions trophy.
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Srilanka could not manage to take any of the tests to final day. Final test even concluded in three days. Limited over’s Srilankan side is definitely stronger than their longer format. Gap between both the opponents is now definitely negated. First of five match ODI series will commence on Sunday. Srilankan side cannot be taken complacently as they have some quality players. All cricket lovers are disappointed after lacklustre test series. They are anticipating competent ODI series. Srilankan team is also preparing according to their 2019 plan. Srilanka are currently placed in eighth position in ODI rankings. Two wins in this series ensures srilanka a world cup berth in 2019. So this series in crucial in both team point of view.
Competition in team India
With all the players in good from, Indian team has lot of headache to pick final IX. Ajinkya Rehane will certainly not play due to hug competition in the Side. Rohit Sharma will open the batting along with Shikhar Dhwan, Who recently attained form along with fitness. KL Rahul will occupy position no 4, Which was previously accommodated to Manish Pandey. Akshar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav will get their berths in spinners quota. Pandya will share the bowling responsibilities Bhuvaneswara Kumar. Pandaya will share lower middle order responsibilities with MS Dhoni.
India to win the series.
Virta Kohli to score century.
Malinga to pick two or more wickets.