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Lucknow, As India defeated Sri Lanka in the first T20I match in Lucknow. India registered its 10th consecutive win in the T20Is. After beating West Indies in all three matches. India thrashed Sri Lanka in yesterday’s match.
India defeated Sri Lanka by massive 62 runs. With this win, the host take a lead of 1-0 in the series.
The Sri Lankan team won the toss and asked India to bat first.
Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer were unstoppable and magnificent. Ishan Kishan played one of the best innings in his career and scored 89 runs in just 56 deliveries, including 10 fours and 3 sixes.
On the other hand, Shreyas scored 57 runs very quickly in just 28 balls. India put a total of 199/2 in 20 overs.
India started the second inning with a bang as Bhuvneshwar Kumar dismissed Pathum Nissanka on his very first delivery. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Venkateshwar Iyer took 2-2 wickets each. Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravindra Jadeja used their magic fingers and scalped a wicket each.
Sri-Lankan batting collapsed in front of India’s ferocious bowling line-up. Sri Lankan batters managed to score 137 runs in a loss of six wickets in 20 overs.
In this match, Yuzvendra Chahal suppressed Jasprit Bumrah, and became India’s leading T20I wicket-taker.
Player of the Match
Ishan Kishan became the ” Player of the Match” for his dazzling 89 runs.