Where to Watch India Vs Sri Lanka 2021 Live Cricket

The Indian cricket team, led by Shikhar Dhawan and coached this time by Rahul Dravid, will begin the critical limited-overs series against Sri Lanka on 18th July 2021 at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, with the first of three ODIs.

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has published amended schedules for the three One-Day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty-20 Internationals (T20Is) against India. Shikhar Dhawan and his teammates will face Sri Lanka at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m., respectively, instead of 1:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

With the rise of DTH connections and streaming platforms, there are many platforms that allow you to watch the India VS Sri Lanka match live. In this blog, we’ll go over these platforms, but before that, let’s get a better understanding of this match and its schedule.

An Overview of India VS Sri Lanka 2021

Three one-day Internationals and three Twenty-20 Internationals will be played in Sri Lanka between the Sri Lankan and the Indian cricket team. The tournament has been delayed due to COVID-19, according to a joint statement from BCCI and SLC on Saturday.

After returning from England, 2 people of the Sri Lankan team, including their batting coach Grant Flower, tested positive for COVID-19.

Through both categories, the Indian cricket team has mostly defeated Sri Lanka. India has won 91 out of 159 ODIs against Sri Lanka. India and Sri Lanka played each other 19 times in the Twenty-20 format. India won 13 games, whereas Sri Lanka just won five. India VS Sri Lanka 2021 schedule will commence on July 25, 2021.

The Indian cricket team has just finished participating in the ICC World Test Championship finals on June 18, 2021. Following that, the Indian cricket team announced their program with England, which would begin on August 4, 2021. So, the BCCI has announced that another white-ball team would be sent to Sri Lanka. Shikhar Dhawan is expected to head that Indian squad for India's 2021 visit to Sri Lanka.

The official team for India has been confirmed, while the squad for Sri Lanka has yet to be revealed. In one-day internationals, Sri Lanka will be led by Kusal Perera, while India will be led by Shikhar Dhawan. Both teams are finally meeting after a long time apart. The very last time India and Sri Lanka met was in the year 2021.

For this match, we’ve listed the tentative squad for each team below:

  • Indian ODI & T20 Squad:
  • Shikhar Dhawan (C)
  • Devdutt Padikkal
  • Prithvi Shaw
  • Ruturaj Gaikwad
  • Manish Pandey
  • Suryakumar Yadav
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Nitish Rana
  • Sanju Samson
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Rahul Chahar
  • Krishnappa Gowtham
  • Krunal Pandya
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Varun Chakravarthy
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Deepak Chahar
  • Navdeep Saini
  • Chetan Sakariya.
  • Sri Lanka ODI & T20 Squad:
  • Dasun Shanaka (C)
  • Dhananjaya De Silva (Vice Captain)
  • Avishka Fernando
  • Bhanuka Rajapaksa
  • Pathum Nissanka
  • Charith Asalanka
  • Wanindu Hasaranga
  • Ashen Bandara
  • Minod Bhanuka
  • Lahiru Udara
  • Ramesh Mendis
  • Chamika Karunaratne
  • Dushmantha Chameera
  • Lakshan Sandakan
  • Akila Dhananjaya
  • Shiran Fernando
  • Dhananjaya Lakshan
  • Ishan Jayaratne
  • Praveen Jayawickrema
  • Asitha Fernando
  • Kasun Rajitha
  • Lahiru Kumara
  • Isuru Udana

IND vs SL Series: Full Schedule

ODI series: Timing 3 PM
S.No. Date Match Venue
1 18th July 1st ODI Colombo
2 20th July 2nd ODI Colombo
3 23rd July 3rd ODI Colombo
T20I series: Timing 8 PM
S.No. Date Match Venue
1 25th July 1st T20I Colombo
2 27th July 2nd T20I Colombo
3 29th July 3rd T20I Colombo

Cricket fans can watch all matches live on television. Check out India vs. Sri Lanka 2021 live broadcast TV channel listing and where to watch the live streaming.

Where to Watch India Versus Sri Lanka 2021 Matches?

The live broadcast will be streamed worldwide. Sri Lankan cricket fans may view all of the games live on the SLRC TV Channel. Matches would be aired live on Sony Sports Network in India. Although no TV channels have been confirmed, Sony Six and Sony Ten are expected to carry live telecasts in India.

  • Sony Six and Sony Six HD – English
  • Sony Ten 1 and Sony Ten 1 HD – English
  • Sony Ten 3 and Sony Ten 3 HD – Hindi
  • Sony Ten 4 and Sony Ten 4 HD – Tamil & Telugu

The third ODI and second T20 matches will also be shown live for free on DD Sports. This TV channel is free to watch on a variety of platforms. As a result, we are giving information on the availability of DD Sports TV channels.

The live coverage of the third ODI will begin at 2:30 PM IST. The live coverage of the second T20I match will begin at 7:00 PM IST. DD Sports will air the game live in English and Hindi. DD Sports does not offer online live broadcasting of India versus Sri Lanka matches. It broadcasts matches in real-time.

Channel Availability:

  1. Tata Sky: Channel 453
  2. Airtel Digital TV: Channel 298 (SD), Channel 224 (HDTV)
  3. Sun Direct: Channel 510
  4. Dish TV: Channel 435
  5. Big TV: Channel 512
  6. DD Free Dish: Channel 77
  7. Asianet Digital TV: Channel 303
  8. Kerala Vision Digital TV: Channel 768
  9. Hathway: Channel 189

Where to Watch Digital Live Streaming?

Indian cricket fans can stream the India VS Sri Lanka match exclusively on SonyLIV. Unfortunately, there is no way to watch free internet live streaming on SonyLIV or Hotstar. To watch live streaming of all games, you must have a paid membership and Internet access.

To stream the match live, you need to purchase a SonLIV Premium subscription, which gives you access to all the benefits offered by the OTT platform. So, in addition to streaming live sports, you also get access to SonyLIV Originals, premium movies and series, and access to all live channels.

Under this plan, two people can stream content at the same time from the profile and you can download your favourite content for offline viewing.

The plan is available for one month at INR 299, six months at INR 699 and 12 months at INR 9999. You can buy your subscription from the official website.


The Indian cricket team and the Sri Lankan team are two of the top teams in the cricketing world. Moreover, Shikar Dhawan’s leadership is definitely a point of curiosity among avid cricket lovers.

So, if you're a cricket fan, don’t forget to tune in and stream India VS Sri Lanka live today!

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