The 2017-18 Nidahas Trophy was a cricket tournament that was held in Sri Lanka from 6-18 March 2018. It was a tri-series between Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.
Each team played each other twice in group stage. The tournament was played to celebrate Sri Lanka's 70th year of independence and called the Nidahas Trophy 2018.
All games have played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. India beat Bangladesh in the final by four wickets. India need five runs on last and Dinesh Karthik hits a six over cover.
First Nidahas Trophy played in 1988 between Sri Lanka, India and New Zealand. This series also win by India beat Sri Lanka by six runs in the final.
This was the first occasion that Discovery Networks Asia Pacific channel DSport has acquired media rights to broadcast live cricket matches involving the Indian cricket team.
Sri Lanka squad (01-Mar-2018)Dinesh Chandimal (Captain/Wicket Keeper), Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep, Amila Aponso, Akila Dananjaya, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal (Vice Captain), Jeevan Mendis, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Kusal Perera (Wicket Keeper), Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Upul Tharanga, Dhananjaya de Silva
Bangladesh squad (26-Feb-2018)Liton Das (Wicket Keeper), Nazmul Islam, Ariful Haque, Nurul Hasan, Mehidy Hasan, Abu Jayed, Abu Hider, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Mustafizur Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim (Wicket Keeper), Imrul Kayes, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah (Captain), Shakib Al Hasan (Captain)
India squad (25-Feb-2018)Rohit Sharma (Captain), Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur, Vijay Shankar, Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Washington Sundar, Rishabh Pant (Wicket Keeper), Deepak Hooda, Dinesh Karthik (Wicket Keeper), Manish Pandey, Suresh Raina, Lokesh Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan (Vice Captain), Mohammed Siraj
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