India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match T20 series. Surya Kumar Yadav, Shekhar Dhawan and Bhuvneshwar Kumar were the top performers for the man in the blue at the R. Pramadasa Stadium.
Sri Lanka got off to a good start when they bowled Prithviraj Shaw on the first ball of the game. However, Captain Dhawan and Sanjo Samson Make sure that Sri Lanka cannot take more wickets in the power play. He put on a 51-run stand for the second wicket.
Surya Kumar Yadav then took over the operation. He recorded his second half in Twenty20 cricket and led India with 100 runs.
Dushmantha Chemera came back in his four overs with a score of 2/24 to select bowlers for the home team.
In response, the Sri Lankan batsmen could not impress more than Willow. With the exception of Fourth Aslanka, no home batsman has scored more than 30 runs.
Asian Bandara’s nine off 19 balls gave India the upper hand, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Deepak Chahar ensured that Sri Lanka finished with just 126 runs in their innings.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar was declared the player of the match for his four wickets, while Chahar took two wickets to support him.
Kronal Pandya, Hardik Pandya, Yuzwinder Chahal, and Debutant Varun Chakraborty took one wicket each as India won the Sri Lankan innings by 38 runs.
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