India defeated Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the first T20 match
India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the first T20 International match of the T20 series between India and Sri Lanka.
Performed and helped give the team a good target.Indian captain Shekhar Dhawan played an innings of 46 runs and gave full support to Surya Kumar Yadav, Shekhar Dhawan hit 4 fours and a six in his innings.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Ishan Kishan also came in sixth and played a quick innings of 20 runs.
Surya Kumar Yadav scored 50 off just 34 balls. He hit 2 sixes and 5 fours in his innings.Sri Lankan bowlers Dushmantha Chamira took 2 wickets for just 24 runs in his 4 overs and Vendu Hasaranga took 2 wickets for 28 runs in his 4 overs.Chasing 165, the Sri Lankan batsmen performed poorly and the wickets continued to fall.
Indiian fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 4 wickets for 22 runs in 3.3 overs. Sri Lanka were bowled out for 126 in 18.3 overs and India won by 38 runs. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was declared the best player of the match.