Sri Lanka vs India 3rd T20: Sri Lanka restricted the Indian team for 81 runs in the third and deciding match being played at the R Premadasa Stadium on the basis of the superb bowling of Vanindu Hasaranga (4/9). India won the toss in this match and decided to bat first. But none of his batsmen could show amazing and the team could only score 81 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs.
Kuldeep Yadav scored the highest 23 runs in 28 balls for Team India. Apart from this, Bhuvneshwar Kumar played an innings of 16 runs. At the same time, Shikhar Dhawan and Sanju Samson were dismissed for zero. On the other hand, apart from Hasranga, captain Dasun Shanaka took two wickets while Ramesh Mendis and Dushmanta Chamira got one wicket each.
Batting first, India got off to a poor start as captain Shikhar Dhawan (0), Devdutt Padikal (9), Sanju Samson (0), Ruturaj Gaikwad (14) and Nitish Rana (6) took the wickets of just 36 runs. Just lost.
After this Bhuvneshwar Kumar also returned to the pavilion after scoring 16 runs off 32 balls, and then Shanaka dismissed Rahul Chahar, who scored five runs off five balls with the help of a four. Varun Chakravarthy (0) was dismissed as the eighth batsman soon after Rahul’s dismissal while Chetan Sakaria remained unbeaten on five off nine balls.
For Sri Lanka, Vanindu Hasaranga took four wickets for just 9 runs. Today is his birthday and on his birthday he has become the best performing bowler in T20 Internationals. Apart from this, Sun Shanaka got two wickets and Dushmanta Chamira and Ramesh Mendis got one wicket each.