World Cup: India won’t test their bench strength in the last league INDvsSL match

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Rohit Sharma and Lasith Malinga

All eyes will be set on the playing eleven in the INDvsSL match


After confirming their seats in the semifinals it is speculated that India might want to test their bench strength in INDvsSL match. Ravindra Jadeja might get a place in playing eleven in the match against Sri Lanka on Saturday. But the new Virat Kohli is known for sticking with the winning combination and not taking any match easy. He has become the past  Dhoni who never changed his playing eleven unless he was losing.

Can Kuldeep Yadav make a comeback in the INDvsSL match

In the match against Bangladesh India made two changes and brought Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Dinesh Karthik in the team.  Kuldeep Yadav was not given a chance in the team after failing to impress in a series of performances in the World Cup. It will be interesting to see if he is considered at the Headingley ground at Leeds which started as a pace- friendly pitch but is slowly turning into a spinning wicket.

Ravindra Jadeja has been backed by cricket legends

There has been a lot of talks about Ravindra Jadeja being given a chance. He has been advocated by legends Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, Harbhajan Singh.  India top- order is proved to be more than capable of giving a solid start and consuming the major parts of the balls.  Dinesh Karthik or Kedar Jadhav comes to bat on number 7 where they get only 20-30 balls to impact a match. Ravindra Jadeja fits well in these situations as he can use the long handle in the later part of the innings to score quick 30s or 40s. He is a decent left-arm spinner and a brilliant fielder who has been giving his services as a substitute fielder in many matches.

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Virat Kohli might not want to make many changes as they have already included Dinesh Karthik in place of Kedar Jadhav. Men in blue will look to take all the three matches (if they win semifinals) very seriously and not lose the momentum against vulnerable Sri Lankan team.

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