IND vs SL: India will be taking on Sri Lanka in their 7th match of the ICC World Cup 2023. The match will take place at the iconic Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on Thursday (2nd November). A win here would guarantee them a spot in the semi-final and it’ll also mark their 7th straight win in the tournament.
IND vs SL: Virat Kohli’s record against Sri Lanka in the last 7 innings will take you by storm
Going into the IND vs SL game, there’s no doubt that Virat Kohli will be one of the crucial aspects for his team. The batter has been in the red hot form in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2023 and has won his team games as well.
Virat Kohli enjoys playing against Sri Lanka as well. He would be eager to take the field in Wankhede Stadium. His record in the last few innings against the Island nation has been staggering and is a dream for any batter to have.
In the last seven innings against Sri Lanka, Virat Kohli has four centuries against him. He has scored 561 runs in the last few innings against them and their scores read: 131(96), 110*(116), 34*(41), 113(87), 4(9), 166*(110) & 3(12).
Virat Kohli also loves batted at Wankhede as he has scored 269 runs from 6 innings at the venue. The Indian batter has an average of over 53 at the iconic stadium to go with one century and one half-century. The team would be hoping to strengthen this record in IND vs SL and take them home.
Virat Kohli is amongst the leading run-getters in the ICC World Cup 2023. He has scored 354 runs from 6 innings to go with 1 century and 3 half-centuries. He will have a golden chance to be in the top 2 if he has a good outing in IND vs SL.
IND vs SL: Predicted Indian XI for game against Sri Lanka
India team are unlikely to make any changes to their XI for the IND vs SL game. Since Hardik Pandya is not fit, Suryakumar Yadav is expected to retain his place. Here’s the predicted Indian XI for the game against Sri Lanka
Rohit Sharma (c)
KL Rahul (wk)