World Cup 2023 IND vs SL : The 33rd match of the World Cup 2023 will be played between India and Sri Lanka on November 2 at the Wankhede Stadium. After about 12 years, both the teams will face each other in the World Cup at Wankhede Stadium. Will Team India be able to repeat the history of 2011?
World Cup 2023 IND vs SL : The 33rd match of the World Cup 2023 will be played between India and Sri Lanka on November 2 at the Wankhede Stadium. Team India is in a very strong position while Sri Lankan team is on the verge of being out of the tournament.
Let us tell you that both the teams will face each other at Wankhede Stadium after about 12 years. The last time India and Sri Lanka met in the 2011 World Cup final was at the Wankhede Stadium. Then India defeated its neighbor and won the World Cup after a wait of 28 years. It will be interesting to see who wins the competition.
Team India won by 6 wickets in the final played against Sri Lanka at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Batting first, Sri Lanka had scored 274 runs thanks to Mahela Jayawardene’s unbeaten century and in reply, the Indian team achieved the target by losing 4 wickets in 48.2 overs. Captain Dhoni, who became the ‘Man of the Match’, played an unbeaten inning of 91 runs in 79 balls and made the team world champion by hitting a six. Gautam Gambhir had made an important contribution of 97 runs.
Once again there will be an exciting competition
After about 12 years, both the teams will once again be seen in the same style. It will not make much difference to Team India whether it wins or loses this match, but it will be very important for Sri Lanka to win this match. He is at 7th place in the points table. Out of 6 matches, he has been able to win only 2 so far. If Sri Lankan team defeats India then they will come fifth in the points table. But they will have to win with a good net run rate.
This is the squad of both the teams:
Indian team: Rohit Sharma (captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, R Ashwin, Suryakumar Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah. and KL Rahul (wicketkeeper)
Sri Lankan team: Kusal Mendis, Wanindu Hasaranga, Mahesh Tikshina, Dilshan Madushanka, Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Zenith, Dimuth Karunaratne, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjay D’Silva, Sadira Samarawickrama, Dunith Vellage, Kasun Rajitha, Mathisha Pathirana and Lahiru Kumara, Chamika Karunaratne.