Upcoming Month of March is going to be the best month for cricket lovers. The great tri-series tournament named Nidahas Trophy is coming nearby day by day. In this tournament three countries (India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh) are going to participate. Sri Lanka is the host because all the matches will be played in Colombo at R. Premadasa Stadium. Nidahas trophy is organized to celebrate the 70th Independence Day of Sri Lanka. The round robin format will be followed in the tournament. Round robin format means that each team will play twice with each team. And two teams securing highest point will face-off in finals. Final is scheduled to be played on 18th March.
This tri-series is going to be organized after a long wait of 20 years. Earlier it was organized in 1998 between Sri Lanka, India, and New Zealand. And the winner came out to be India. Indian team defeated Sri Lanka by 6 runs.
The inaugurating match will be between India and Sri Lanka on 6th March 2018.
The IND vs SL 1st T20 live is going to be a great attraction as both the teams are well experienced. Currently, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka are busy with their Tri-Series going on between Zimbabwe and both the teams. The final match of the series involving Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh was played on January 27. All the Match were played in Dhaka at Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium. The finalists were Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. And Sri Lanka defeated Bangladesh by 70 runs.
Talking about Indian Team, the team is on a tour to South Africa for a legendary series involving 3 T20s, 6 ODI, and 3 Tests. All of which is going to be completed on February 24. Out of the three Tests, India has won only one test match by 63 runs. Out of the 5, ODI played till date India has won 4 matches. The overall performance of India is satisfactory till now.
This indicates that the upcoming match between India and Sri Lanka is no less than a big blast. Both the teams have performed well, and all the players are experienced enough. Team India will attack under the captaincy of Virat Kohli. He is considered a successful captain till now considering the overall performance of the team with his leadership. Sri Lanka team is also well prepared with the great players they have are Angelo Mathews, Dinesh Chandimal and many more.
This match is going to be interesting and a very important also, as India will work very hard to defeat the opponent and Team Sri Lanka will prepare to win on the special occasion of Independence Day. Sri Lanka will try their best to make sure not to repeat the result of the 1998 tri-series.
Overall it can be said that this complete series is going to be very interesting and exciting for cricket lovers. This is very tough to say that which team is going to win but talking about the earlier records, the odds seem to be in the favor of Team India.
You can watch the match on YuppTV website on smartphone and Laptop. Also, the easy way to watch the match on a smartphone is via YuppTV app. As YuppTV is broadcasting the series digitally in UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Europe, North Africa and The Middle East.