India beat Sri Lanka by a run in the first T20.
Team India took a 1-0 lead in the T20 series.
new Delhi. The first T20 match of the series between India and Sri Lanka was played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. In this match, there was a close fight between the two teams. But in the end this match was in the name of India. In a thrilling match, Team India defeated the visiting team by 2 runs. Batting first, opener Ishan Kishan tried his best to give a good start to the team from Team India. However, three top-order batsmen Suryakumar Yadav, Shubman Gill and Sanju Samson proved to be flops.
At the same time, team captain Hardik Pandya was also dismissed after scoring 29 runs. But after that Deepak Hooda took responsibility and took the guests on remand. Hooda forced the guests to gaze at the sky. He played a stormy inning of 41 runs in just 23 balls. Meanwhile, 1 four and 4 skyscraper sixes came out of his bat. At the same time, Akshar Patel also supported him and scored 31 runs in 20 balls. The 61-run partnership between the two batsmen played an important role in taking the team to 162 runs.
The batsmen of the visiting team were defeated by Mavi
Excellent bowling was seen from India. Team India’s bowlers were seen dominating the visiting team from the very beginning. Shivam Mavi, who made his international debut, created havoc in his very first match. He showed the way to the pavilion to four batsmen. Apart from Mavi, Harshal Patel and Raftaar’s dealer Umran Malik got two successes each.
India defeated Sri Lanka
The beginning of the new year has been great for India. Team India defeated the visiting team by 2 runs. Chasing the target of 163 runs, the visiting team could score only 160 runs. The second match of the T20 series will be like a do or die situation for the visiting team. The second match will be played in Maharashtra on 5 January.
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 03, 2023, 22:43 IST