It will be interesting to see what sort of combination India opts for.
Pandey produced a solid innings to dovetail well with Kohli, and the duo carried India to the brink, before the captain was dismissed. After clearing Sri Lanka in ODI series, TeamIndia will now have to maintain their dominance in the one-off T-20 match.
India ended on 174 for three, with Manish Pandey hitting an unbeaten 51 and KL Rahul scoring 24.
Kedar Jadhav scored a much needed half-century in the final ODI, and he could be afforded another chance to prove his credentials as India prepare for a long limited-overs' schedule at home.
When a confident Indian cricket team will take on a jittery Sri Lankan side, it will look to become the secondteam after Australia to complete a 9-0 whitewash in cricket.
It was a familiar story for Sri Lanka as the scoreboard read 64 for three after the first powerplay.
IST: It's been raining since last morning in Colombo.
This is the unforgettable tour for India Cricket team, they played their unbelievable matches against Sri Lanka. Because of the rain the players of both teams could not practice.
Kohli was adjudged the Man of the Match. India beat Sri Lanka 3-0 in the Test, 5-0 in ODIs. "Munaweera batted really well, but we lost momentum from overs 10-14", said a disappointed Sri Lanka skipper Upul Tharanga.
Sometimes bowling was considered as a weak link to TeamIndia.
Wednesday's match will be Tharanga's first since being named skipper for the shortest form of the game in July following the resignation of Angelo Mathews who was the captain for all three formats of the game.
2-12 - Sri Lanka's win-loss record in T20Is at Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Munaweera (53) with four mighty sixes, saved the hosts from the blushes before spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and chinaman Kuldeep Yadav.
The Host Sri Lanka will play with the bowling line-ups of Seekkuge Prasanna, Dasun Shanaka, and Jeffrey Vandersay.
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The 25-year-old is expected to announce her engagement to former university classmate Kei Komuro , who works at a law firm. Princess Mako is set to lose royal status according to law in Japan's monarchy which underlines male-dominated nature.
But the gamble backfired, she lost her majority and is now propped up by the support of Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists. With reports, perhaps "fake news ", suggesting she'd set a date to resign - it was time to take a position.
The full paper "A neural basis for contagious yawning" is can be read on the University of Nottingham's website. Stephen Jackson , professor of cognitive neuroscience at Nottingham University is the study's team leader.
However, Mrs Merkel returned to the issue later on in the debate, making a u-turn by promising to end the negotiations. Schulz largely backed the move, saying only that it should have been better coordinated with other European countries.
Nitish Kumar has finally broken his silence on why no leader from his party was given space in the Modi's cabinet on Sunday. It may well be a matter of time before some leaders from JDU and AIADMK find their way in Modi's ministry.
Hurricane-force winds extend outward up to 60 miles from the center and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 160 miles. Irma is deservedly getting all the attention at the moment, but there are two other systems to watch in the tropical Atlantic.
It is absolutely critical, and the president is committed to making sure that the states have the money that they need". On Sunday, he said a higher debt limit should be linked to Hurricane Harvey relief funding.
Still, Nauert noted in her statement that the US has "fully implemented" the Russian order, which had set its deadline for Friday. This is another stage in the ongoing back and forth retaliation between the USA and Russian Federation .
There is a trade imbalance between Alabama and South Korea. "It's very much on my mind", the USA president said. The Washington Post reported Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and national security adviser Lt.
Rajeev Pratap Rudy resigns, more offer to quit
Some election-bound states, including Congress-ruled Karnataka, could get greater representation in the council of ministers. The election in Gujarat is due at the end of this year and the party will soon launch its poll slogan "Garaje Gujarat".
Colonial Pipeline delays restart of gas lines until Tuesday
Harvey is "reducing flow from pipelines as well as shutting down some refineries, which is in turn tightening gasoline supplies". Average U.S. retail fuel prices have surged by more than a dime per gallon from a week ago, the AAA said early on Thursday.
Ream, Wood gets starts for United States against Costa Rica
What is proven to get the US a win at home? Arena said he still feels as if the U.S.is in position to qualify for the World Cup. On the road Costa Ricans score points with fights, tied with Honduras 1: 1, beating Trinidad 2-0 and losing to Mexico 0: 2.