The second T20 between India and Sri Lanka was played in Colombo today, in which Sri Lanka won. Now the three-match series is level at 1-1. India were looking heavy from the start in the thrilling match, but in the last 5 overs, Sri Lanka turned the game. Batting first, India had scored 132-5. In return, Sri Lanka achieved the target in 19.4 overs at the loss of 6 wickets.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bowl first. T20 International debut of four players took place from India today. It includes Devdutt Padikkal, Nitish Rana, Rituraj Gaikwad, Chetan Sakaria. Let us tell you that this T20 was to be held on Tuesday. But Krunal Pandya was found corona infected, after which the match was postponed for today.
Shikhar Dhawan (40) and Devdutt Padikkal (29) scored the highest for India. On the other hand, Dhananjay de Silva (40) and Minod Bhanuka (36) scored the most runs for Sri Lanka. Dhananjay de Silva was adjudged man of the match. India defeated Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the first T20 International on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Who scored how many runs for India-Sri Lanka
India lost the first wicket in the seventh over in the form of Gaikwad. Then Shikhar Dhawan got out in the 13th over. Then gradually India reached the figure of 132. Which was not a huge score. For India, Rituraj Gaikwad scored 21, Shikhar Dhawan 40, Devdutt Padikkal 29, Sanju Samson 7, Nitish Rana 9, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 13 and Navdeep Saini scored 1.
For Sri Lanka, Avishka Fernando 11, Minod Bhanuka 36, Sadira Samarawickrama 8, Captain Dasun Shanaka 3, Nanjay de Silva 40 (not out), Vanindu Hasaranga 15, Ramesh Mendis 2, Chamika Karunaratne 12 (not out) make.
For India, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Chetan Sakaria, Varun Chakraborty, Rahul Chahar got 1-1 and Kuldeep Yadav got 2 wickets. For Sri Lanka, Dushmantha Chamira, Vanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka got 1-1 while Akila Dhananjaya got two wickets.
India’s playing XI was as follows – 1. Shikhar Dhawan (Captain), Rituraj Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal, Sanju Samson (wk), Nitish Rana, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Rahul Chahar, Navdeep Saini, Chetan Sakariya, Varun Chakravarthy.
Sri Lanka’s playing XI was as follows – Dasun Shanaka (Captain), Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka (Wicketkeeper), Sadira Samarawickrama, Dhananjaya de Silva, Ramesh Mendis, Vanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Dushmantha Chamira, Akila Dhananjaya.