First ODI Match Between IND & SL to Begin Today in Guwahati

Guwahati: The first game of a three-match ODI series between India and Sri Lanka is scheduled to begin on Tuesday in Guwahati.

Guwahatians will witness the match at Barsapara Stadium today from 1.30 pm.

It should be noted that this will be another significant international match for cricket fans in Guwahati to enjoy after hosting the second T20 in the three-match series between India and South Africa in October of last year.

Star pacer Jasprit Bumrah, who was scheduled to re-join the Indian side for the opening ODI in Guwahati after a brief hiatus was ruled out on Monday owing to injury.

BCCI in a statement said, “Team India pacer Jasprit Bumrah has been ruled out of the upcoming 3-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. Bumrah, who was set to join the team in Guwahati ahead of the ODI series, will need some more time to build bowling resilience. This decision has been taken as a precautionary measure.”

India’s squad for Sri Lanka ODIs will include Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Suryakumar Yadav, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul (wk), Ishan Kishan (wk), Hardik Pandya (VC), Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Axar Patel, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh.

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