India, Srilanka and Bangladesh will play in a Tri nation Series in Srilanka, after Srilanka gaining seventy years of Independence. India are undoubted favorites to win the tournament. But as it is shortest format, Miracles often happen. Tournament will commence from March 6, Tuesday. Colombo will host the curtain raiser of the tournament.
|March 6,Tuesday||Srilanka VS India||Colombo||1830 IST|
|March 8, Thursday||Bangladesh Vs India||Colombo||1830 IST|
|March 10, Saturday||Srilanka Vs BAngladesh||Colombo||1830 IST|
|March 12, Monday||Srilanka VS India||Colombo||1830 IST|
|March 14, Wednesday||Bangladesh Vs India||Colombo||1830 IST|
|March 16, Friday||Srilanka Vs Bangladesh||Colombo||1830 IST|
|March 18, Sunday||Final||Colombo||1830 IST|
India without Stalwarts
India is playing without their main players like MS DHoni, Pandya, Shikhat Dhwan and the captain Kohli Himself. Rohit Sharma is named as the captain for the side. All rounder Vijay Shankar,From Chennai , is named in place of Hardhik Pandya. Ridhabj PAnt and Dinesh Karthik will fight for the void left by MS Dhoni. Mohammed SIraj also found a place in the squad. Shikhar Dhawan will play the role of Vice captain. Jasprit Bumarah along with Bhuvaneswar Kumar is rested for the series It is unfortunate that some of the players like Mayank Agarwal,who scored in ecess of 2000 runs in domestic circuit, could not find a place.
Bangladesh without Sakhib Ul Hasan
Bangladesh will be playing in the absence of their most Elite player Sakhib. He is the most Experienced t20 player in Bangladesh. He is also not part of PSL due to Injury. They are better contenders than Srilanka. But Srilanka won against Bangladesh in a bilateral series held in Feb, 2018. Tamim and Sowmya Sarkar are the two crucial players. They clearly missed the leadership abilities of Mashraffe Mortaza. Sabbir Rehman and Tamim Iqbal are playing for Peshawar Zalmi under the leadership of West Indian Darren Sammy.
India to win the series.
Rohit Sharma to pick up man of the series.