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IND vs SL 1st T20I: Suryakumar Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar shine as India win by 38 runs, take 1-0 lead in three-match series

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Suryakumar Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar shine as India win by 38 runs, take 1-0 lead in three-match collection | Cricket Information

India put up a commanding show to defeat Sri Lanka by 38 runs within the first T20 Worldwide right here on the R Premadasa Stadium on Sunday. Whereas India made 164/5 which regarded inside Sri Lanka’s vary, the bowlers led by Bhuvneshwar Kumar (4/22) and Deepak Chahar (2/24) ensured it was an excessive amount of for the host.
Although the Sri Lankans had obtained off to a flying begin, dropping wickets solely intermittently, and had been within the recreation at 107/4 after 15 overs, Chahar’s wicket of Charith Asalanka (44 off 26 balls) began the slide for the house facet who stored dropping wickets at common intervals because the stress of a rising required run charge stored mounting.
From 111/4 — with 54 to get in 27 balls — the Dasun Shanaka’s facet was all out for 126 in 18.3 overs.
#TeamIndia win the first #SLvIND T20I by 38 runs
We go 1-0 within the collection pic.twitter.com/9FfFbx2TTZ
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 25, 2021
Leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal (1/19) bowled properly to construct the stress on the Sri Lankans. Debutant leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy (1/28) took a wicket in the direction of the tip.
Earlier, Suryakumar Yadav’s 50 (off 34 balls) and skipper Shikhar Dhawan’s 46 (off 36 balls) helped India rating 164/5 in 20 overs.
The 2 batsmen’s knocks stored India regular within the face of some disciplined Sri Lankan bowling that was powered by spectacular spells from leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga (2/28) and tempo bowler Dushmantha Chameera (2/24).
Wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan scored unbeaten 20 off 14 deliveries with a 4 and a six.
Temporary scores
India 164/5 in 20 overs (S Yadav 50, S Dhawan 46, D Chameera 2/24, W Hasaranga 2/28) beat Sri Lanka 126 all out in 18.3 overs (C Asalanka 44, A Fernando 26, B Kumar 4/22, D Chahar 2/24) by 38 runs.

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