India will host Sri Lanka in their first series of the new year 2020. But it will be a short series, comprising only three Twenty20 Internationals. (More Cricket News)
For Sri Lanka, they will seek a good start to a new year. They were whitewashed by Australia in the last T20I series they played.
Head-to-head: In eight meetings in India, India have won six.
Rankings: India are ranked fifth, with Sri Lanka are seventh.
Soon after the series, India will take on Australia in a three-match ODI series, starting January 14. Indian squads for both the series have been announced. Sri Lankan squad was announced on January 1. Aussies too have announced their squad.
Here is all you need to know about the Sri Lanka tour of India
India vs Sri Lanka T20I series schedule
January 5: 1st T20I at Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati (7:00 PM IST)
January 7: 2nd T20I at Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore (7:00 PM IST)
January 10: 3rd T20I at Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune (7:00 PM IST)
Live streaming of the India vs Sri Lanka T20I series will be available online. You will have to download the Hotstar app to watch live streaming. Payment details are available when you
subscribe. The match can also be streamed live on the Jio TV app.
Apart from live streaming, the match can also be watched LIVE on the following channels: Star Sports 1/HD, Star Sports 2/HD, Star Sports 1 Hindi/HD, Star Sports Select 1/HD.
Star Sports will telecast the series live in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, the Maldives and Nepal. Willow TV in the United States of America; Sky Sports Cricket in the United Kingdom; SuperSport in South Africa and FOX Sports in Australia.
State broadcaster Doordarshan will also telecast the match live in India.
You can also follow ball-by-ball live commentary HERE.
India Squad: Virat Kohli (captain), Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Shivam Dube, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Navdeep Saini, Shardul Thakur, Manish Pandey, Washington Sundar, Sanju Samson.
Sri Lanka Squad: Lasith Malinga (captain), Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Perera, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Isuru Udana, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Oshada Fernando, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lahiru Kumara, Kusal Mendis, Lakshan Sandakan and Kasun Rajitha.