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India have made two changes -- debutant Washington Sundar and Mohammed Siraj replace Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah.
India enjoys a 7-4 record against Sri Lanka in the shortest format but do not have happy memories of the solitary T20I at Cuttack.
On the eve of the ODI series decider here against Sri Lanka, India opener Shikhar Dhawan expressed confidence on the hosts' ability to demolish any side.
With impressive domestic CV that includes aggression as skill set, 88 in Mohali was a glimpse of what Mumbai batsman can bring to the Men in Blue's table.
India skipper Rohit Sharma, who slammed his third double ton to pilot India to a mammoth 392 against Sri Lanka on Wednesday.
Ability to construct as much a highlight as effortless acceleration as India ride Rohit special to equaliser.
India crushed Sri Lanka by 141 runs in the second one-dayer to level the three-match series 1-1, here today.
Rahane, who scored four successive half-centuries against Australia, was today left out of the playing XI in the first ODI against Sri Lanka.
India will be without the services of regular skipper Virat Kohli in the limited overs series after he opted for rest.
Rohit has led Mumbai Indians to IPL triumph in 2013, 2015 and 2017 and for the first time would be leading the national team.
Having won five straight bilateral series apart from reaching Champions Trophy final, a 3-0 win will put India on top of ICC ODI rankings.
Washington got a chance to bowl at top batsmen in the nets including Rising Pune captain Steve Smith, MS Dhoni and Ben Stokes.
Third Test: Sri Lanka 131 for 3 at stumps after India declare at 536/7 as Delhi pollution takes centrestage
Sri Lanka were 131 for three at close on the second day of the third cricket Test after India declared their first innings at 536 for seven.
Sri Lanka bowling coach Rumesh Ratnayake was in no mood to defend his spinners Dilruwan Perera and Lakshan Sandakan.
For Bangar, Rahane's calling card should be the runs that he has made in England, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa on previous tours.