IND VS SL: India Beat Sri Lanka With 4 Wickets In Hands

Second consecutive defeat for Asian Champion, India beat Sri Lanka with 4 wickets in the hands

Yesterday, the second ODI match was played between India and Srilanka. India defeated Srilanka with 4 wickets. They achieve the target, i.e., 216, 40 ballas earlier.

The Sri Lankan players bated first. The team was only able to set a target of 216 on the scoreboard. All team was back in the pavilion after 39.4 overs. Nuwanidu Fernando was the top scorer from the Lankan side. He scored 50 and run out. Kusal Mendis (wk) and D Wellalage were the other 30+ scorers. No one from the rest of the team was able to show something from his bat. Siraj and Kuldeep Yadav took 3 wickets. Umarn Malik bagged 2 wickets and Axar took 1 wicket. The follow-on of wickets was as the following.

29-1 (Avishka Fernando, 5.6), 102-2 (Kusal Mendis, 16.6), 103-3 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 17.2), 118-4 (Nuwanidu Fernando, 21.1), 125-5 (Shanaka, 22.5), 126-6 (Asalanka, 24.2), 152-7 (W Hasaranga, 27.5), 177-8 (C Karunaratne, 33.6), 215-9 (D Wellalage, 39.2), 215-10 (Lahiru Kumara, 39.4).

The Indian batting line was tumbled earlier but KL Rahul (wk) helped his team with 64 runs to achieve the target. Only Hardik Pandya was the other 30+ scorer. The team Sri Lanka give 18 runs in the shape of extras. Chamika Karunaratne and Lahiru Kumara were successful in taking 2 wickets each. Dhananjaya de Silva and Kasun Rajitha only took 1 wicket. Here is the fall of Indian wickets.

33-1 (Rohit Sharma, 4.6), 41-2 (Shubman Gill, 5.3), 62-3 (Virat Kohli, 9.3), 86-4 (Shreyas Iyer, 14.2), 161-5 (Hardik Pandya, 34.1), 191-6 (Axar Patel, 39.5).

Kuldeep Yadav was the man of the match for 3 wickets for 51 runs in 10 overs and 10*.

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