Just a day after taking another win in the T20I series, India will take on Sri Lanka in the third and final T20I at the HPCA stadium in Dharamshala. Shreyas Iyer took the opportunity again when he crushed a fine of 74 after hitting the number 3 spot. Sanju Samson and Ravindra Jadeja also earned credit for their cameo appearance as India chased a daunting total of 184 at the same location last night. India could make some changes to the dead rubber against Sri Lanka, which will finish the series with a high mark ahead of the two Tests next month. People like Ravi Bishnoi and Mohammed Siraj might get the chance to test themselves.
Here’s how India could compete against Sri Lanka in the third T20I:
1. Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma was unlucky to get out after playing in his own stumps. He will look to end the series with a fine knock.
2. Ishan Kishan
Ishan Kishan will not play a role in the Test series. The youngster will aim to close the series with a bang for the Indian Premier League next month.
3. Shreyas Iyer
Shreyas Iyer played another significant defeat under pressure and will bolster his hopes of securing a place in the Indian T20 World Cup squad.
4. Sanju Samson
Sanju Samson is another player who showed a lot of promise after India lost two early wickets. He crushed Lahiru Kumara for 22 before coming out in the same.
5. Ravindra Jadeja
Jadeja was promoted to order and he delivered the goods again with the bat. He played a 45 counterattack against just 19 balls and showed exactly why he is so important to the team.
6. Venkatesh Iyer
Having played some key punches against the West Indies, Venkatesh Iyer has not been given a chance in this series so far. He will help the team if needed.
7. Deepak Hooda
Another player who will impress the management, having been given no chances so far. Hooda is another player looking to hone his skills for the IPL.
8. Bhuvneshwar Kumari
After an inspiring performance in the first match, Bhuvneshwar Kumar lacked some firepower in the second T20I last night. However, the experienced pacemaker will likely keep his place.
9. Jasper Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah was in a league of its own as other Indian bowlers were taken to the cleaners. However, he will try to take some wickets and find his rhythm for the Test series.
10. Mohammed Siraj
Another bowler who would like to pick up some momentum in the Test series, having served out the last two games. Indian bowlers were taken for a lot of money on Saturday and Siraj will bring some extra firepower into the division.
11. Ravi Bishnoic
The youngster was able to admire veteran Yuzvendra Chahal after completing the first two T20Is.
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