Published On: Thu, Sep 7th, 2017

India vs Sri Lanka T20 – India win by seven wickets

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India won the toss and elected to bat first. The match was played at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo yesterday. It was an exciting year for the Indian Cricket team in Sri Lanka to win all the matches and record it.

Virat Kohli, who won the toss and elected to bat, invited Sri Lanka to bat first, scoring 170 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. India won the toss and elected to bat where they put up a score of 174 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 19.2 overs.

Opening batsmen Rohit Sharma (9) and K. El. Rahul (24 not out) and captain Kumar Sangakkara (119) were the main scorers for the third wicket. Kohli scored 54 off 82 balls with seven boundaries and a six while Pandeygran, who hit 51 off 36 balls with four fours and a six, was unbeaten on 51 with Dhoni unbeaten on 1.

Virat Kohli, who won the Man of the Match award, scored his 17th in the 50th over with a two-wicket haul by Seekgege Prasanna. In the 8th T20, Pandey scored the first half centuries.

Thisara Perera was one of the most brutal of six Sri Lankan bowlers. His 20-ball knock was 20, and Mathews was hit by a 33-run stand for three.

Sri Lanka were bowled out for 15 runs in the first innings, with Bhu Mumbaev in the first over of the innings.

Left-arm-spinner Kumar Sangakkara was the pick of the bowlers for the first wicket in the second over of the innings. Dilshan and Munaweera added 23 runs for the second wicket.

Batting first, Bloomran was bowled by Dickwella, but Mathews hit an unbeaten wicket with Chennai.

Dilshan Munaweera, who made his first in the 10th Twenty20 cricket match, hit five fours and four sixes in 26 balls. He made 53 off the first ball of the innings when Kuldeep Yadav dropped a ball for a ball and hitting the ball unluckily. Then Sri Lanka were 99 for 4 wickets in 11.2 overs.

Dasun Chanaka and Seekuge Prasanna took Sri Lanka to 35 for the loss of all wickets. Ashan Priyanjan and Isuru Udana added 36 runs for the eighth wicket. Priyanjana scored 40 runs off 40 balls with two sixes and Isuru Udana with 2 balls and 1 six hit 19 boundaries.

The match was decided at 7:45 pm due to heavy rains. Yashvinder Chahal took 3 wickets and Kuldidep Yadav took 2 wickets.

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India vs Sri Lanka T20 – India win by seven wickets