India and Sri Lanka will lock horns in the 1st ODI on Sunday, July 18. Sri Lanka vs India 1st ODI game will be played at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The match will start at 3 PM local time according to the official schedule. The toss will take place at 2: 30 PM (local time).
The ODI series consists of three matches. 2nd and 3rd ODI will be played at the same venue on July 20 and July 23 respectively. The Indian team is led by Shikhar Dhawan with Bhuvneshwar Kumar as the vice-captain. It is the second squad of India that consists of few experienced, young, and uncapped players. Dasun Shanaka is the skipper of the 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-match series 2-1. Sri Lanka recently played an away ODI 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 out due to rain.
Sri Lanka vs India 2021, 1st ODI: When And Where To Watch, Live Streaming Details
In Sri Lanka- 3:00 PM SLST
The 1st ODI match between Sri Lanka and India will start in Sri Lanka at 3:00 PM SLST. SLRC TV Channel will live telecast the match in Sri Lanka.
In India- 3:00 PM IST
Since India and Sri Lanka have similar time zones, the match will also begin in India at 3: PM IST. The live telecast of the Sri Lanka vs India 1st ODI match will be available at Sony Sports Network in India. Sony Ten 1, Sony Ten 1 HD, Sony Six, and Sony Six HD channels will telecast the match with live commentary.
Sony Ten 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD channels will present the match live on television with Hindi commentary. Moreover, Indian fans can also watch the live streaming of the match on the Sony Liv app. However, viewers need to have a subscription to the app to watch the match.
In Bangladesh: 3:30 PM BST
Sri Lanka vs India 1st ODI will commence in Bangladesh at 3:30 PM local time (BST). Gazi TV will present the live telecast of the match in Bangladesh.
In the United Kingdom and Ireland: 10:30 AM GMT
In England (UK) and Ireland, Sri Lanka vs India 1st ODI will start at 10:30 AM local time (GMT). Sky Sports network will telecast the match live on television.
In South Africa: 11:30 AM SAST
In South Africa, the IND vs SL 1st ODI will commence at 11:30 AM local time (SAST). SuperSport network will telecast the match live on television.
Australia: 7:30 PM ACT
In Australia, the match will begin at 7:30 PM ACT. Fox Sports will present the live coverage of the match on television.
New Zealand: 9:30 PM NZST
In New Zealand, Sri Lanka vs India 1st ODI will start at 9:30 PM local time (NZST). Spark Sports NZ channel will telecast the match live on television.