A perfect win by power-packed performance by Sri Lanka in the past two days gives a T20I series win against young side of India. In the series decider India failed to score big total while Sri Lanka chased it comfortably losing just 3 wickets.
Earlier, India won the toss and despite having a bad day at batting yesterday India opted bat first while Shanaka, Sri Lanka’s captain mentioned they are happy bowling first. Indian young and newly renovated batting side seen struggling in the second match too.
While India lost 5 wickets till the 8th over where Bhuvaneshwar Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav jointly scored few runs as India scored 81 runs in 20 overs losing 8 wickets. Kuldeep Yadav became highest scorer; 23 runs off 28 balls.
Sri Lanka while chasing didn’t seen struggling much against India’s young bowling department. Openers gave a constructive start while middle order batters De Silva and Hasaranga made it through.
Sri Lanka won the series by 2-1 while India won the ODI series previously by the same digits. The reason behind India’s lose in the T20Is were quite reasonable as they had to made forced changed in their playing XI.
India: 81/8 (Kuldeep 23, Hasaranga 4-9)
Sri Lanka: 82/3 (De Silva 23, R Chahar 3- 15)