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28 Jul 2021 23:34 PM (IST)
Sri Lanka won by 4 wickets
The result of the match came out in the last over on a difficult and slow pitch. Sri Lanka needed 8 runs to win from the last over as Dhananjaya de Silva and Chamika Karunaratne combined to win the match by 4 wickets to level the series 1-1. De Silva played a good innings and scored 40 not out for the team.
With so many changes and 4 new players, India gave a good fight to the team and did not let Sri Lanka win easily.
28 Jul 2021 23:16 PM (IST)
Sri Lanka’s sixth wicket fell, Ramesh Mendis was out Indian bowler left for Sri Lanka, this time Chetan Zakaria has hit him. Returning to the bowling in the 18th over, Zakaria pushed Ramesh Mendis for a pull shot on the second ball, but the shot did not have much power, so took a catch at midwicket.
28 Jul 2021 23:05 PM (IST)
Sri Lanka lost their fifth wicket and Hasunga was dismissed. India has got another important wicket and Rahul Chahar has taken it. Hasranga has returned to the pavilion with the ability to play big shots. Hasranga Chahar hits his fifth ball on the boundary with a high shot in the straight. On the next ball, Chahar gets the googly out of the off-stump, to which Hasaranga tries to play a big shot on the off-side, but the ball is a leg break. Bhuvneshwar Kumar, standing in the street, took the catch.
28 Jul 2021 22:59 PM (IST)
de silva sixer
Kuldeep completed his best over, but the last over proved to be good for Sri Lanka. He hit a four and a six. The boundary was missed due to miss fielding in the boundary, but a good six from Dhananjay de Silva came off the bat. Kuldeep took two wickets for 30 runs in his 4 overs.
28 Jul 2021 22:53 PM (IST)
emperor best bowling
Sri Lanka are under pressure due to frequent wickets and their position is similar to that of Indian batting. The spinners proved difficult to run against. Varun Chakraborty came up to increase the pressure and bowled a brilliant over.
28 Jul 2021 22:47 PM (IST)
Kuldeep’s second wicket
Sri Lanka lost their fourth wicket while Minod Bhanuka hanged out. Kuldeep Yadav is currently a lion’s dream for the Sri Lankan bowlers. This time Kuldeep has dismissed Bhanuka.
28 Jul 2021 22:46 PM (IST)
Dasun Shanaka out
Sri Lanka’s third wicket fell, Dasun Shanaka out. Indian spinners have started showing their strength. This time it was Kuldeep Yadav’s turn. Kuldeep, who lost Shanaka’s wicket for not taking DRS in the last over, has got success this time.
28 Jul 2021 22:25 PM (IST)
Second wicket for Samrat
Sri Lanka lost their second wicket, Varun Chakravarthy’s misty spin out of Sadara Jung has given India the second success. The last ball of Varun’s over was a googly, it was not played for Samarwickram and was bowled in an attempt to play it.
28 Jul 2021 22:12 PM (IST)
Sakariya is expensive
After losing the first wicket, the next over is better for Sri Lanka. Zakaria’s over was once again done by the Sri Lankan batsmen. Minod Bhanuka hit two fours.
28 Jul 2021 22:04 PM (IST)
Lanka’s first wicket fell
Sri Lanka lost their first wicket, Avishka Fernando out India got their first breakthrough and it came with the help of a good catch. Fernando played in the air in Bhuvneshwar’s second over. Rahul Chahar takes a good fielding catch and runs to the boundary, then lifts it. Then came to the boundary and completed the catch.
28 Jul 2021 21:57 PM (IST)
Sri Lanka’s innings begins with Minod Bhanuka opening with Avishka Fernando. Bhuvneshwar Kumar was seen swinging in the first over and only 1 run came out in this over. Fernando started the run chase in the second over by hitting two consecutive fours against Zakaria.
28 Jul 2021 21:34 PM (IST)
India set target of 133 runs for Sri Lanka
The batsmen were in a hurry to score runs on the slow pitch of Premadasa Stadium. Good bowling of Sri Lankan bowlers and poor batting of India helped Team India to score 132 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. In the last over, the team scored only 4 runs for the loss of one wicket.
28 Jul 2021 21:23 PM (IST)
India’s fourth wicket fell, Sanju Samson out India’s last batting pair is broken. Sanju Samson played in front of Dhananjay’s ball, but failed to touch the ball. The result was that Sanju had to bowl
28 Jul 2021 21:12 PM (IST)
India’s third wicket fell, Devadath Padikkal out. Even Devadut Padikkal’s innings did not last long. Hasaranga has returned to the pavilion. Playing a reverse sweep with the ball, Padikkal hit the first boundary, but later bowled in an attempt to hit the next ball.
28 Jul 2021 20:58 PM (IST)
India lost their second wicket, Shikhar Dhawan out In the end, Dhawan lost the wicket in an attempt to increase the run rate. Dhawan did a slog sweep on the first ball of Akila Dhananjay’s over, but the ball came off the bat and hit the stumps.
28 Jul 2021 20:53 PM (IST)
Padikkal was the first six
Kamal… Padikkal has hit his first six in international cricket. Padikkal sweeps towards the midwicket boundary off the last ball of the over from Dhananjaya de Silva.
28 Jul 2021 20:51 PM (IST)
First boundary after 5 overs
Team India has not been bound for some time. This is the reason why Indian leaders are making different efforts. This time he came out of the crease after scoring 4 runs in the long off boundary off Mendis. It was the first boundary after almost 5 overs.
28 Jul 2021 20:46 PM (IST)
Like Gaikwad, Devdutt Padikkal is known for his batting in domestic cricket and IPL. Sri Lanka got off to an aggressive start with two spinners seeing the left-handed batsmen at the crease. Indian batsmen Dhananjay de Silva and Ramesh Mendis are struggling to score runs in two consecutive overs.
28 Jul 2021 20:43 PM (IST)
Rituraj Gaikwad out
India lost its first wicket, Rituraj Gaikwad did the first blow to the Indian innings after a good start. Rituraj Gaekwad is out for the first time and Dasun Shanaka has given Sri Lanka the breakthrough.
28 Jul 2021 20:29 PM (IST)
Dhawan’s third boundary, India 45/0
Isuru Udana hit a slow ball in his first over, in which he was quite successful. Dhawan, however, took the boundary. Dhawan hits a boundary at mid-wicket.
28 Jul 2021 20:25 PM (IST)
live in gaikwadi
Rituraj Gaikwad’s luck is good today. He swiped Isuru Udana’s slow and full toss. But instead of being the boundary for his shot, the ball reached the midwicket boundary in the air. Good luck here and the fielder could not catch the catch.
28 Jul 2021 20:20 PM (IST)
Dhawan 2nd boundary
Dhananjaya’s first over was expensive for Sri Lanka. After Gaikwad, Dhawan has also scored four runs. Dhananjay’s ball was off-stump, on which Dhawan himself found some space to make a cut shot and hit a boundary towards third man. This was the second boundary of the India captain.
28 Jul 2021 20:17 PM (IST)
Chamika Karunaratne’s over was economical and tight. He conceded just 6 runs. Sri Lankan skipper Chamira’s spinner Akila Dhananjaya has now been brought in for the third over. Gaikwad greeted Dhananjay by hitting a tremendous boundary. Audi boundary takes the first delivery of Gaikwad’s over at cover.
28 Jul 2021 20:11 PM (IST)
India got off to a good start in the first over itself. Captain Shikhar Dhawan hits a boundary off Dushmantha Chamira at cover. India lost a wicket in the first over of the last match, so not taking any wicket this time is a good start for the team. Apart from this, Gaikwad has also opened a one-run account in international cricket.
28 Jul 2021 20:06 PM (IST)
India started the innings
Indian innings has started. Rituraj Gaikwad is making his international debut with skipper Shikhar Dhawan. Sri Lanka’s wicketkeeper Chamira gave the first wicket to Prithvi Shah on the first ball of the first T20 match. But this time Chamira’s first ball was outside the leg stump, which was declared wide and made another bye.
28 Jul 2021 19:50 PM (IST)
Sri Lanka Playing XI
Ramesh Mendis is making his Sri Lanka debut while Sadira has joined the martial arts team. If Ashen Bandara is dropped, Charit Aslanka is out injured.
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— Sri Lanka Cricket (@OfficialSLC) July 28, 2021
28 Jul 2021 19:49 PM (IST)
Here is India’s playing XI
There have been many changes in the Indian team since the first match. Today Indian team is playing with only 5 batsmen and 6 bowlers. Kuldeep Yadav and Navdeep Saini have returned to the team.
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28 Jul 2021 19:47 PM (IST)
Sri Lankan bowling selection to win the toss
Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka after winning the toss decided to bowl first. Ramesh Mendis is making his Sri Lanka debut. At the same time, India captain Shikhar Dhawan said that I also wanted to bat.
28 Jul 2021 19:44 PM (IST)
4 new faces
Today 4 players have a chance to debut in India. While Devdath Padikkal, Rituraj Gaikwad and Nitish Rana make their batting debuts, pacer Chetan Zakaria is also seen wearing the blue jersey in T20Is. Zakaria and Rana also made their debut in the last ODI.
28 Jul 2021 19:33 PM (IST)
Team India for the remaining 2 T20 matches
28 Jul 2021 19:28 PM (IST)
There are only 5 batsmen in the team
In today’s match, India looks a bit weak in terms of batting, as most of the batsmen have been out of the series. Now only Shikhar Dhawan, Devdath Padikkal, Sanju Samson, Nitish Rana and Rituraj Gaikwad are left and they all have to play these two matches.