The Indian team is currently on the Sri Lanka tour, where it has already won the three-match ODI series. Both teams will also be playing a three-match T20I series. Many of the key Indian players including captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are not taking part in this series, as they are on the England tour for the five-match Test series. This has given an opportunity to a lot of new faces to showcase their talent at the highest level.
India are captained by veteran Shikhar Dhawan on this tour with Bhuvneshwar Kumar being the vice-captain of the side. The current series is the last limited-overs series for India before the T20 World Cup scheduled in October-November later this year. Let’s look at the head-to-head record of India and Sri Lanka in T20I cricket.
T20I head to head record
|Matches played||India Won||Sri Lanka Won||Tied||No Result|
Both teams have played 19 T20Is till now against each other. In this, the India team have been dominant winning 13 games. On the other hand, Sri Lanka have emerged victorious in 5 matches while 1 T20I ended without any result.
Among the T20Is played between both sides, Indian star Virat Kohli is ruling the runs chart. He has scored 329 runs in 6 innings at an average of 84.75. This includes 4 half-centuries with a high score of 82. He is followed by KL Rahul (295), Shikhar Dhawan (289), Rohit Sharma (289) and Suresh Raina (265).
Among the bowlers, Yuzvendra Chahal has taken the most wickets (14) in 6 matches. He is followed by Ravi Ashwin (13), Dushmantha Chameera (13) and Kuldeep Yadav (10).
Last ten results
In the last 10 T20Is held between the two sides, India have won 8 while Sri Lanka have managed just one victory. The Sri Lankan victory came during the first match of Nidahas Trophy 2018 where India were led by Rohit Sharma. The Indian team won this trophy with a win against Bangladesh in the final.
|Match date||Winner||Margin||Balls remaining||Ground|
|10 Jan 2020||India||78 runs||Pune|
|7 Jan 2020||India||7 wickets||15||Indore|
|5 Jan 2020||n/r||–||Guwahati|
|12 Mar 2018||India||6 wickets||9||Colombo (RPS)|
|6 Mar 2018||Sri Lanka||5 wickets||9||Colombo (RPS)|
|24 Dec 2017||India||5 wickets||4||Mumbai|
|22 Dec 2017||India||88 runs||Indore|
|20 Dec 2017||India||93 runs||Cuttack|
|6 Sep 2017||India||7 wickets||4||Colombo (RPS)|
|1 Mar 2016||India||5 wickets||4||Dhaka|
Source: The source of this content is our cricket news platform Crictracker.
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