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Post a comprehensive victory over arch rivals Pakistan, the Indian team has been enjoying their tour of England completely. In between their game against Pakistan and the next one against Sri Lanka, the side was a part of a mega gala event, hosted by skipper Virat Kohli’s foundation in London, which included an array of superstars.
With the focus back to cricket now, the men in blue will be eager to beat Sri Lanka and secure their slot for the semi finals. A win over Sri Lanka should be enough for the Virat Kohli led side to get into the semi finals. To add to that, a victory before their ultimate test against South Africa, will just do their confidence a world of good.
It’s been nearly three years since India and Sri Lanka last played an ODI. The last time these teams clashed in an ODI, India were still the World Champions and Sri Lanka still had the services of Kumar Sangakkara and Mahela Jayawardene in the middle.
India will look to continue their bilateral domination over Sri Lanka, and below are the five main tactics which they must avail to ensure that.