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IND vs SL 3rd T20I: Suryakumar Yadav shines as India beat Sri Lanka 91 runs to win series 2-1 | Cricket News

IND vs SL third T20I: Suryakumar Yadav shines as India beat Sri Lanka 91 runs to win collection 2-1 | Cricket Information

Suryakumar Yadav’s blistering unbeaten century (112 not out off 51 balls) and dominating efficiency by bowlers helped India thrash Sri Lanka by 91 runs within the third and closing T20I and clinch three-match collection 2-1 on the Saurashtra Cricket Affiliation Stadium, on Saturday.

Along with his stunning wristy photographs, Suryakumar made the opponent workforce really feel like he is not from the identical planet, treating each bowler with disdain to energy India to a mammoth whole of 228/5 in 20 overs. Other than Suryakumar, Shubman Gill performed an honest knock (46 off 36) whereas Rahul Tripathi gave India some quickfire runs within the Energy-play together with his 35 off 16.

In reply, openers Pathum Nissanka (15) and Kusal Mendis (23) gave Sri Lanka a strong begin however they didn’t construct on it and saved shedding wickets at common intervals. The likes of Dasun Shanaka (23), Dhananjaya de Silva (22) and Charith Asalanka (19) received begins however couldn`t rating huge as Sri Lanka have been bowled out for 137 in 16.4 overs, shedding by an enormous margin of 91 runs.

Arshdeep Singh was probably the most profitable bowler for India with 3-20, whereas Yuzvendra Chahal (2-30), Hardik Pandya (2-30) and Umran Malik (2-31) picked two wickets every with Axar Patel additionally getting one wicket.

No surprises there as @surya_14kumar is adjudged Participant of the Match for his scintillating unbeaten century within the third T20I. 

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Earlier, India, who received the toss and opted to bat first, misplaced the primary wicket early as Ishan Kishan poked exterior off and edged behind a swinging bouncing supply from Madushanka within the very first over of the innings.

Kishan`s opening associate Shubman Gill additionally struggled to open his account for the primary 9 balls earlier than he smashed Madushanka for six and 4 in back-to-back deliveries to get issues going.

Rahul Tripathi, who walked in to bat at No 3 once more, confirmed his attacking intent by hitting Theekshana for 3 fours in an over. He smashed 5 fours and two sixes in his blistering innings of 35 off 16 balls to offer the much-needed impetus to Indian innings. He received out, cutely steer the ball to 3rd man and located the fielder within the sixth over.

Nonetheless, Tripathi`s innings meant that India completed the Energy-play at 53/2, which was good after they misplaced Ishan within the first over as Shubman Gill was batting steadily on the different.

However, it was Suryakumar Yadav, who wasted little time to get off the block and toyed with Sri Lankan bowlers by hitting them throughout the park. The fashionable batter received going with a 4 and a six off Karunaratne, driving over mid-off and executing the whip-pull. He additionally cracks a brief ball from Hasaranga previous level for a 4.

Theekshana sneaked in a quiet over however the guests couldn`t maintain Surya quiet for too lengthy. A 4 coming down the observe to Karunaratne adopted by a typical scoop over fantastic leg for a six for Suryakumar helped India previous 100 within the eleventh over, and in addition introduced up his half-century stand of 29 deliveries with Gill, who was watching the ball sail over the boundary line from the opposite finish.

A boundary over additional cowl introduced the 14th T20I half-century for Suryakumar in simply 26-balls. It was additionally Surya`s ninth fifty-plus rating (together with a century) in his final 15 innings as India have been 131/2 after 13 overs.

After watching the Suryakumar carnage from the opposite finish, Shubman Gill too determined to free his arms and hit Hasaranga for an 84m six over mid-wicket. Nonetheless, the spinner had the final chuckle as he deceived Gill by the size and bowled him, leaving India at 163-3 after 14.4 overs.

As soon as Gill received out, the stage was set for finisher Hardik Pandya however the skipper couldn`t capitalise on it and received out for simply 4 runs. The subsequent batter Deepak Hooda began his innings with a 4 however received out quickly on a cutter from Madushanka.

However, there was no stopping Suryakumar, who slammed his third T20I century in 45 balls, which was the second quickest half-century by an Indian within the shortest format of the sport after Rohit Sharma, who received the milestone in simply 35 deliveries in opposition to Sri Lanka as properly in 2017.

Then again, Axar Patel (21 not out off 9) continued from the place he left within the earlier recreation and performed somewhat cameo in direction of the top. With each Suryakumar and Axar hitting, India scored 28 runs within the final two overs and posted a complete of 228/5 in 20 overs.

Temporary scores: India 228/5 in 20 overs (Suryakumar Yadav 112 not out, Shubman Gill 46, Rahul Tripathi 35; Dilshan Madushanka 2-55) beat Sri Lanka 137 all out in 16.4 overs (Kusal Mendis 23, Dasun Shanaka 23; Arshdeep Singh 3/20) by 91 runs