Colombo: Team India registered a thrilling win by 3 wickets in the second ODI against Sri Lanka on Tuesday. By winning this decisive match, India took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series. The third and last match of the ODI series will be played in Colombo on Friday 23 July. Team India has already won the ODI series, so it can experiment in the third match. Let’s take a look at which 4 big changes can happen in Team India.
Devdutt Padikkal can get a chance in the playing XI in place of Prithvi Shaw in the third ODI. Actually, the Indian team has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the series. In such a situation, the coach of the team, Rahul Dravid, would now like to give a chance to the young players in the third ODI. If the young players get a chance, then Devdutt Paddikal can be given a chance to debut. At the same time, Prithvi Shaw can be rested from the playing XI of the third ODI.
Manish Pandey proved to be a flop in the first ODI, he was dismissed after scoring just 26 runs in 40 balls. He could not do anything special in the second ODI as well. After this poor performance of Manish Pandey, Nitish Rana can get a chance to debut in the third ODI. Nitish Rana has been consistently performing well in domestic cricket and IPL for the last several years.
Deepak Chahar can be rested from this match and Chetan Sakaria can be given a chance to debut in his place. Chetan Sakariya has the ability to swing the balls both ways. Chetan Sakariya got a place in the Indian team after a good performance in IPL 2021.
The head coach of the Indian team, Rahul Dravid, would also like to give a chance to Varun Chakraborty to debut in this match. Varun Chakraborty has made his place in the Indian team by performing well for Kolkata Knight Riders in the IPL. Now he can debut in place of Kuldeep Yadav in the third ODI.