RESULT
1st T20I (N), Colombo (RPS), July 25, 2021, India tour of Sri Lanka
164/5
(18.3/20 ov, T:165) 126

India won by 38 runs

Player Of The Match
4/22
bhuvneshwar-kumar
India Innings
Sri Lanka Innings
Match Details
India  (20 ovs maximum)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Prithvi Shaw c †Bhanuka b Chameera01-000.00
Shikhar Dhawan (c)c Bandara b Karunaratne4636-41127.77
Sanju Samson lbw b PWH de Silva2720-21135.00
Suryakumar Yadav c sub (RTM Mendis) b PWH de Silva5034-52147.05
Hardik Pandya c †Bhanuka b Chameera1012-0083.33
Ishan Kishan not out 2014-11142.85
Krunal Pandya not out 33-00100.00
Extras(lb 2, w 6)8
TOTAL20 Ov (RR: 8.20)164/5
Fall of wickets: 1-0 (Prithvi Shaw, 0.1 ov), 2-51 (Sanju Samson, 6.1 ov), 3-113 (Shikhar Dhawan, 14.1 ov), 4-127 (Suryakumar Yadav, 15.2 ov), 5-153 (Hardik Pandya, 18.4 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Dushmantha Chameera402426.00102010
0.1 to PP Shaw, gone first ball, lovely outswinger which Shaw edges behind! What a start to the series for Sri Lanka. Chameera pitched it up and swung it away nicely, Shaw, not surprisingly, had his feet stuck in the crease and pushed away from the body for a faint edge. The keeper goes up immediately, Chameera is thrilled, and Shaw walks back slowly. 0/1
18.4 to HH Pandya, a huge appeal for caught-behind and given after taking some time. Was full, fast and around fifth stump. Hardik tried to dig it out but only managed an outside edge. 153/5
Chamika Karunaratne403418.5062130
14.1 to S Dhawan, holes out at deep-backward square leg. Short but Dhawan dances down the ground. He isn't in the position but goes for the flick-cum-pull. Not the required power behind it and Bandara takes it tumbling to his right after taking a couple of steps sideways. 113/3
Akila Dananjaya3040013.3344210
Isuru Udana403208.0072100
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva402827.0082100
6.1 to SV Samson, a wicket first ball for Hasaranga as well, he's trapped Samson plumb in front! Turns one in straightaway from off stump, Samson puts his front foot forward and plays for only a bit of turn but it beats his bat by coming in sharply. Samson checks with Dhawan but no point reviewing that. 51/2
15.2 to SA Yadav, Surya tries to repeat the shot but Hasaranga has pulled his length back a touch further and as a result, the ball turns a bit at the batter and goes towards long-off, where Mendis takes a couple of steps forward and pouches it. 127/4
Dasun Shanaka10404.0020000
Sri Lanka  (T: 165 runs from 20 ovs)
BATTING RBM4s6sSR
Avishka Fernando c Samson b Kumar26233430113.04
Minod Bhanuka c Yadav b KH Pandya1071420142.85
Dhananjaya de Silva  b Chahal910161090.00
Charith Asalanka c Shaw b Chahar44264733169.23
Ashen Bandara  b HH Pandya919290047.36
Dasun Shanaka (c)st †Ishan Kishan b Varun16142601114.28
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva  b Chahar023000.00
Chamika Karunaratne  b Kumar3470075.00
Isuru Udana c Yadav b Kumar1280050.00
Dushmantha Chameera c KH Pandya b Kumar1380033.33
Akila Dananjaya not out 11300100.00
Extras(w 6)6
TOTAL18.3 Ov (RR: 6.81)126
Fall of wickets: 1-23 (Minod Bhanuka, 2.3 ov), 2-48 (Dhananjaya de Silva, 6.2 ov), 3-50 (Avishka Fernando, 7.1 ov), 4-90 (Ashen Bandara, 12.6 ov), 5-111 (Charith Asalanka, 15.3 ov), 6-111 (Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva, 15.5 ov), 7-122 (Chamika Karunaratne, 16.6 ov), 8-124 (Dasun Shanaka, 17.4 ov), 9-125 (Isuru Udana, 18.1 ov), 10-126 (Dushmantha Chameera, 18.3 ov)
BOWLINGOMRWECON0s4s6sWDNB
Bhuvneshwar Kumar3.302246.28101120
7.1 to WIA Fernando, finds deep square leg and Bhuvneshwar strikes straightaway! Avishka was looking really good with his lusty blows in the gap but this time he pulls the short ball absolutely straight to Samson at the square boundary. Big wicket for India. 50/3
16.6 to C Karunaratne, played on. Length outside off, goes for the cut but ends gets an inside edge on to the stumps. Might have been a knuckleball from Bhuvi. 122/7
18.1 to I Udana, fuller outside off, Udana looks to go over long-on but doesn't get the distance. Was a slower one and away from him. Long-on takes an simple catch. 125/9
18.3 to PVD Chameera, another wicket for Bhuvneshwar as India go 1-0 up. Fuller outside off and Chameera goes for a big hit. He makes the connection alright but it's a big ground. An easy catch for Krunal at deep midwicket. 126/10
Deepak Chahar302428.0094010
15.3 to KIC Asalanka, Asalanka holes out. Fuller outside off, moves across and looks to clear deep midwicket once again but this time he finds Shaw. A pat on the head for Asalanka from the captain. 111/5
15.5 to PWH de Silva, bowled 'im. Fuller and straighter. Hasaranga makes some room and looks to go inside out. But he manages only an outside edge that deflects on to the off stump. 111/6
Krunal Pandya201618.0031010
2.3 to M Bhanuka, straight to cover again, taken by Suryakumar this time! Flattish outside off, Bhanuka couldn't have slapped it any more directly to the fielder in the circle, and India get first breakthrough. 23/1
Varun Chakravarthy402817.0091200
17.4 to MD Shanaka, an appeal for stumping. A length ball outside off, Shanaka pushes at it and gets beaten by the carrom ball. Loses his balance and his front foot comes off the ground. Exactly at that moment, Kishan breaks the stumps. Don't think he actually waited for the foot to be in the air. 124/8
Yuzvendra Chahal401914.75101010
6.2 to DM de Silva, what a lovely legbreak from Chahal! Is this a T20 or Test match? Flight and drift towards leg, slow through the air which keeps Dhananjaya waiting in the crease, and then it turns away to beat his outside edge to knock the top of middle and leg. What a beauty!. 48/2
Hardik Pandya201718.5051100
12.6 to KNA Bandara, Bandara's struggles come to an end. A length ball around off, he went for an ugly hoick only to miss it completely. The ball hit the off stump. 90/4
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MATCH DETAILS
R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
TossSri Lanka, elected to field first
Series
Season2021
Player Of The Match
India
Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Series resultIndia led the 3-match series 1-0
Match numberT20I no. 1204
Hours of play (local time)20.00 start, First Session 20.00-21.30, Interval 21.30-21.50, Second Session 21.50-23.20
Match days25 July 2021 - night (20-over match)
T20I debut
Varun Chakravarthy
Varun Chakravarthy
Prithvi Shaw
Prithvi Shaw
Chamika Karunaratne
Chamika Karunaratne
Charith Asalanka
Charith Asalanka
Umpires
Sri Lanka
Kumar Dharmasena
Sri Lanka
Raveendra Wimalasiri
TV Umpire
Sri Lanka
Ruchira Palliyaguruge
Reserve Umpire
Sri Lanka
Lyndon Hannibal
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Ranjan Madugalle
MATCH NOTES
  • India innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 51 runs, 1 wicket)
  • India: 50 runs in 5.4 overs (34 balls), Extras 2
  • 2nd Wicket: 50 runs in 33 balls (S Dhawan 22, SV Samson 26, Ex 2)
  • India: 100 runs in 11.5 overs (71 balls), Extras 3
  • 3rd Wicket: 50 runs in 35 balls (S Dhawan 19, SA Yadav 30, Ex 1)
  • SA Yadav: 50 off 33 balls (5 x 4, 2 x 6)
  • India: 150 runs in 18.1 overs (109 balls), Extras 7
  • Innings Break: India - 164/5 in 20.0 overs (Ishan Kishan 20, KH Pandya 3)
  • Sri Lanka innings
  • Powerplay: Overs 0.1 - 6.0 (Mandatory - 46 runs, 1 wicket)
  • Over 1.4: Review by Sri Lanka (Batting), Umpire - RR Wimalasiri, Batter - WIA Fernando (Upheld)
  • Sri Lanka: 50 runs in 6.4 overs (40 balls), Extras 4
  • Sri Lanka: 100 runs in 13.5 overs (83 balls), Extras 5
  • One run short by PVD Chameera at 17.5 overs
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