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Shreyas Iyer Special Seals Series As India Win With 17 Balls to Spare

Shreyas Iyer Special Seals Series As India Win With 17 Balls to Spare

India’s Shreyas Iyer and Sanju Samson.

India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets within the second T20I which helped them seal collection.

  • Last Updated:February 26, 2022, 22:37 IST

India beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets to seal the three match collection 2-0 in Dharamsala. They made a mockery of Sri Lanka’s goal of 184 as they chased down the overall with 17 balls to spare. The hosts had a horrendous time within the lead as much as the chase with Harshal Patel conceding 23 runs off his ultimate over. Later Sri Lanka managed to take away Rohit Sharma early which was adopted by some testing spell of quick bowling from Lahiru Kumara that noticed Ishan Kishan being hit on the helmet. The teenager by no means fairly seemed like his personal and was visibly rattled. Later he performed a nothing shot to get out for 16.

But Shreyas Iyer (74 off 44 balls) fought fireplace with fireplace and alongside Sanju Samson(39 off 25 balls) shared a counter-attacking 84 run stand that turned the tables on Sri Lanka. Both attacked the bowlers with Iyer and Samson each upping the ante very quickly. Later Ravindra Jadeja additionally joined within the enjoyable as he got here up with 45 off simply 18 balls.  With this win, India made a mockery of Sri Lanka’s goal which seemed tough to get at one stage. Kumara who seemed very good in his first spell, seemed toothless as he was taken to the cleaners by Jadeja.

Skipper Dasun Shanaka blazed away to an unbeaten 47 off a mere 19 balls after opener Pathum Nissanka top-scored with a 53-ball 75 as Sri Lanka posted a stiff 183 for 5 towards India within the second T20 International right here on Saturday. Having obtained himself in after his opening accomplice Danushka Gunathilaka (38 off 29 balls) laid the muse, Nissanka minimize free and struck his runs at over 140. He discovered the fence 11 occasions till Bhuvneshwar Kumar obtained him on the ultimate ball of the penultimate over. However, Sri Lanka wouldn’t have gotten to what they finally managed had it not been for Shanaka’s 5 large sixes and two fours. India’s new ball operators, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah obtained the white ball to swing within the first few overs, beat the bat and hit the pads with the latter shedding one overview after an enormous shout for an lbw within the second over. The Sri Lankan openers obtained their acts collectively because the innings progressed with Danushka Gunathilaka, particularly taking up the Indian bowling assault. Gunathilaka’s, in addition to Sri Lanka’s, first authoritative shot of the match got here when he performed Bumrah although the covers within the third over.

The attacking left-handed opener pulled Harshal Patel for his second boundary, even because the Indians managed to maintain issues pretty quiet within the center. Pathum Nissanka welcomed Yuzvendra Chahal with a boundary, rocking again to chop the leg-spinner’s loosener by means of the quilt level area, however the guests have been nonetheless not capable of get the run fee they have been in search of. However, from a poor 32 for no loss after the six energy play overs, Sri Lanka obtained a move-on with Gunathilaka clobbering Ravindra Jadeja for 18 runs in an eventful ninth over, which additionally noticed the dismissal of the person in kind.

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