Nidahas Trophy 2018 1st T20 International:

Nidahas Trophy 2018 is the limited overs tri-nation series which is scheduled to begin on the first week of March 2018. The first match of this tournament will be held on 6th March 2018 between the home country Sri Lanka taking on their neighboring country India at R. Permadasa Stadium at Colombo the capital state of Sri Lanka. As the date is nearing left with less than 2 weeks in the calendar, there is a slight tension and more excitement between the cricket fans of both the nations seeing their favorite teams playing for a T20 International trophy tournament.

Team strength:

Both the teams are equally strong in their own way of playing and their tactics are unique tactics. Though they both are considered as separate nations, the cricket pitches in both the nations are somewhat similar giving it an equal chance of winning for both the nations. Let us have a look at each team’s strength and ability for the upcoming Nidahas Trophy 2018 tournament.

The Indian team is one of the strong contestant when it comes to cricket tournaments. The top order and middle order batsmen are well experienced, and they are capable of scoring and chasing any number of total. The team, on other hand, has come up with good opening bowlers and spin bowlers who wraps the opponent’s restricting them from scoring huge total scores.

Also their recent form with back to back series wins at overseas under the captaincy of Virat Kholi, has proved his consistency in winning overseas matches and that it can be a tough competitor for tournaments happening outside their homeland. Moreover, the Sri Lankan pitch and time zones won’t be a challenging obstacle because both the nations share the same time zone and pitch that gives great advantage for the spin bowlers.

Sri Lanka:
Sri Lankan team has come up with 60 percentage of new players debuting the national team, that makes their opponent’s stumble in breaking their new strategy. With the new young players squad, the team is currently on a tour with Bangladesh where they show great progress and at the same time it will create a good advantage for the team to read Bangladesh’s strategy which is also one among the three nations taking in the tri-nation series tournament.

Sri Lankan opening batsmen once they get set in the crease, it is hard to dismiss them later along with their supportive middle order batsmen they can give a huge total in the score board for their opponents to chase. Young seam bowlers in the team who made their recent debut to the national team are capable of picking early wickets, thereby making their opponents collapse from scoring high totals.

Moreover they are the home team playing in their country under their own audience which will be an added advantage for the team that boosts their chances taking them to the victory.

Both the teams have equal advantages in winning the match and each team carries different strategies making it difficult to predict which team will win the first Nidahas Trophy 2018 T20 International match. But assuring that the first match will not be any less from giving a great entertainment for the cricket fans around the world. Don’t miss this cricket battle, watch Nidahas Trophy t20 matches live on Yupptv, the LiveTV which has bagged the exclusive rights to stream the entire series live across the world.