India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: The third and last match of the three-match ODI series between India and Sri Lanka will be played on Sunday, January 15 at the Green Park Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram from 1:30 pm. A player of Team India remains the biggest headache for captain Rohit Sharma. In such a situation, from the third ODI, it is believed. That this player will be dropped from the playing XI of Team India. India has taken an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series after winning two consecutive ODIs against Sri Lanka.
The Indian team has already won the series. So captain Rohit Sharma can experiment by making some big changes in the third and last ODI. A player of Team India remains the biggest headache for captain Rohit Sharma. In such a situation, without any delay. Rohit Sharma can show this player the way out of the playing eleven of the third ODI.
Rohit Sharma can cut the leaf of opener Shubman Gill from playing XI
Team India captain Rohit Sharma can drop opener Shubman Gill from the playing XI of the third ODI against Sri Lanka and replace him with Ishaan Kishan. In the second ODI against Sri Lanka, Shubman Gill could not do anything special in the opening and was dismissed after scoring only 21 runs. On the other hand, a dangerous player like Ishaan Kishan. Despite scoring a double century in his last ODI, is sitting out of the playing XI and is feeding his teammates.
This player yearning for a century
Ishaan Kishan has so far scored 477 runs in 10 ODIs played for Team India at an excellent batting average of 53.0. Including 1 double century and 3 half-centuries. For Team India, Ishaan Kishan has scored scores of 50, 20, 93, 10 and 210 runs in his last 5 ODIs. On the other hand, if we talk about Shubman Gill. He has not been able to score a single century in his last 8 ODIs for Team India. The first and last century in ODIs with the bat of Shubman Gill came out in the match against Zimbabwe on 22 August 2022. Since then Shubman Gill is yearning for a century in ODIs.
India needs this dreaded cricketer
Shubman Gill is playing half-century innings in ODIs for Team India in pieces, but he is not getting better results. India needs a dangerous batsman like Ishaan Kishan in ODI cricket. Who has the power to score big centuries and double centuries. Ishaan Kishan recently hit 210 runs in 131 balls against Bangladesh in the third ODI match played in Chittagong on 10 December 2022.
Ishaan Kishan had scored 24 fours and 10 sixes in his explosive innings of 210 runs. Despite scoring a double century in ODIs, Ishaan Kishan is out of Team India’s playing XI and apart from warming the bench, he is giving water to fellow players. Team India captain Rohit Sharma can drop opener Shubman Gill from the playing XI of the third ODI against Sri Lanka and replace him with Ishaan Kishan.