The 1st ODI between India and Sri Lanka starts today. India will be looking forward to win this series 3-0 to claim the No.1 ODI spot. Sri Lanka on the other hand are playing for gaining some respect. Both the teams are playing with new captains. Thisara Perera who captained Sri Lanka earlier against Pakistan in the T20 series. India are playing with the stand in captain Rohit Sharma as Virat Kohli is rested.
The match is held at Dharamshala,one of the most beautiful grounds in India. The pitch looks good. There is no dew at all. India will look to bat first and post a good total on board. There are youngsters in both the teams. Preparations for the 2019 world cup are beginning.