India plays their first match of the Idea cup tri series against Sri Lanka in Dhaka on Tuesday, 5th Jan 2010. Match begins at around 14:30 local time (08:30 GMT) 2-00 pm India time

The third team and host of this tournament is Bangladesh.

Check live scoreboard below.

India that has won both the test and one day series at home towards the end of last year would look forward to start this year too on a winning note.

As for now India are the favourites to win the tri series, but one cannot underestimate Sri Lanka.

Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh in the opening league match of the Idea series and began the year on a winning note.

India is playing without Sachin Tendulkar this series,
Yuvraj singh after missing the last 3 One day internationals against Sri Lanka will be back in the Indian playing 11.
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See above: The captain of India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh respectively holding the Idea cup.

The probable teams are :

India: Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni (capt & wk), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Harbhajan Singh, Zaheer Khan, S Sreesanth, Ashish Nehra, Gautam Gambhir, Virender Sehwag, Yuvraj Singh.

Sri Lanka:Upul Tharanga, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Kumar Sangakkara (capt & wk), Thilan Samaraweera, Thilina Kandamby, Chamara Silva, Muthumudalige Pushpakumara, Nuwan Kulasekara, Suraj Randiv, Suranga Lakmal, Chanaka Welegedara


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