India and Sri Lanka will face off in the 1st ODI on Sunday July 18th. Sri Lanka vs India The 1st ODI match will be played at the R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The match will start at 3:00 p.m. local time according to the official schedule. The draw will take place at 2:30 p.m. (local time).
The ODI series consists of three matches. The 2nd and 3rd ODI will be played at the same location on July 20 and 23 respectively. The Indian team is led by Shikhar Dhawan with Bhuvneshwar Kumar as vice-captain. This is India’s second team which consists of a few experienced players, young and uncapped. Dasun Shanaka is the skipper of Sri Lankan team while Dhananjaya De Silva is the vice-captain.
India last played an ODI series in March 2021 against England at home. India won the 3-game series 2-1. Sri Lanka recently played an ODI away series against England in June-July 2021. Sri Lanka lost the series 2-0 after losing the first two games. The 3rd ODI was washed away by the rain.
Sri Lanka vs India 2021, 1st ODI: when and where to watch, live stream details
In Sri Lanka – 3:00 p.m. SLST
The first ODI match between Sri Lanka and India kicks off in Sri Lanka at 3:00 PM SLST. SLRC TV Channel will broadcast the game live in Sri Lanka.
In India – 3:00 p.m.
Since India and Sri Lanka have similar time zones, the match will also start in India at 3:00 p.m. IST. Sri Lanka vs India The first ODI match will be available on Sony Sports Network in India. Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1 HD, Sony Six and Sony Six HD will broadcast the game with live commentary.
Sony Ten 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD channels will present the match live on TV with commentary in Hindi. In addition, Indian fans can also watch the live broadcast of the match on the Sony Liv app. However, viewers must have an app subscription to watch the game.
In Bangladesh: 3:30 p.m. BST
Sri Lanka vs India The 1st ODI will start in Bangladesh at 3.30pm local time (BST). Gazi TV will present the live broadcast of the match in Bangladesh.
In the UK and Ireland: 10:30 a.m. GMT
In England (UK) and Ireland, the first ODI Sri Lanka vs India will start at 10:30 am local time (GMT). The Sky Sports network will broadcast the match live on television.
In South Africa: 11:30 am SAST
In South Africa, the IND vs SL 1st ODI will start at 11:30 am local time (SAST). The SuperSport network will broadcast the game live on television.
Australia: 7:30 p.m. ACT
In Australia, the match will start at 7:30 p.m. ACT. Fox Sports will present live coverage of the game on television.
New Zealand: 9:30 p.m. NZST
In New Zealand, Sri Lanka’s first ODI v India will start at 9:30 p.m. local time (NZST). Spark Sports NZ will broadcast the game live on TV.