IND vs SL 1st T20I R Premadasa stadium pitch report Colombo weather today 25th July IND vs SL 1st T20I, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast: Today will be the first T20, know pitch report and weather
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st T20  |  Photo Credits: AP, File Image
- First T20 International match between India and Sri Lanka today
- After winning the ODI series, the spirits of the Indian team are high.
- Colombo’s pitch report and weather conditions will also decide the direction and condition of the match
ColomboThe first match of the series of three T20 International matches will be played between India and Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo today. The Indian team won the recently-concluded three-match ODI series 2-1 against Sri Lanka and this has boosted their spirits. The Indian team has given opportunities to many youngsters in this series, some of whom impressed a lot. The Indian team led by Shikhar Dhawan may have failed to clean sweep Sri Lanka in ODIs, but there is faith in the players and the statistics also testify that the visiting team will perform well in the T20 series.
A total of 19 T20 International matches have been played between India and Sri Lanka so far. The Indian team has taken a lead of 13-5 in a one-sided fashion. There was no result of one match. The Indian team has a winning percentage of 72.2 in T20 International cricket against Sri Lanka. Team India would like to further strengthen its lead.
How will Colombo’s pitch in the first T20 International match today (IND vs SL 1st T20I Colombo pitch report)
All three matches of this T20 International series are to be held at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, so some pitches were prepared in the middle here. If we look at the figures of the ODI series, it is clear that it can rain here at any time. One can expect scores above 150 in the first T20 International match. The Indian team has won the ODI series here, chasing the target in the first two ODIs and winning the toss, the team would like to bowl first. On Sunday, rain can be seen here. Looking at the attitude of the pitch, it seems that the Indian team can give a chance to some youngsters in the first match. There will be runs on this pitch, but it will be easier to bat in the second innings.
The scores and results of the last 5 T20 International matches played at this ground are as follows
1) India vs Bangladesh (2018) – Scores 176/3 and 159/6 – India won
2) Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh (2018) – Score 159/7 and 160/8 – Bangladesh won
3) Bangladesh vs India (2018) – Scores 166/8 and 168/6 – India won
4) Sri Lanka vs South Africa (2018) – Score 98 and 99/7 – Sri Lanka won
5) England vs Sri Lanka (2018) – Score 187/8 and 157 – England won
How will the weather be during the first T20 in Colombo today (25 July 2021, Sunday)
There is a high chance of rain in Colombo today. There is a strong chance of rain due to the match being held in the evening. In such a situation, the fun of the fans can be gritty. So far 70 percent rain is expected. Humidity is expected to remain up to 87 percent. The maximum temperature here may remain up to 28 degree centigrade while the minimum temperature is expected to remain up to 26 degree centigrade. The match between India and Sri Lanka will start at 8 pm Indian time. By the way, if there is no rain then there are more chances of staying hot. Spinners can get help here, but fast bowlers can also be seen taking advantage of the wind in the beginning.
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