Chasing 276, India was decreased to 193 for 7 within the 36th. Over, with no batting left out. India’s arrange was to bat till the last, and victory was not indeed the motive.
An unbeaten 84-run stand in Deepak Chahar and Bhuneshwar Kumar. Creates a difference for India to require a restricted three-wicket win. Over Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo to win the series.
India’s stand-in captain Shikhar Dhawan. Also commended the performance of the twosome and called it ‘tremendous.’ “It was huge to see Chahar and Bhuvi.” It said the captain amid the post-match presentation.
“We knew that Chahar worked difficult in the nets on his batting. His presence of intellect and calculations against the leg-spinner. It was amazing. Within the final four overs, they didn’t take on the legspinner since at the time he was lethal,” included Dhawan.
Batting to begin with, Sri Lanka posted 275 for 9 in 50 overs. Charith Aslanka (65 off 68b; 3×4) and opener Avishka Fernando (50 off 71b; 4×4, 1×6). The score is vital in half-centuries for the hosts.
Dhawan said that his team was sure of chasing down. The firm adds up to but they didn’t begin well. “I felt that nowadays the wicket was much way better. Then the final coordinate which we limited them on a great score. It was truly great the way bowlers balanced their lines and lengths.
“Every game, whether we win or lose, it’s a learning lesson. We are moreover attending to get better,” he said.
Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar
Dhawan had a word of commend for Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, and Krunal Pandya, as well, as he said the trio appeared character within the center.
“The way Manish Pandey and Suryakumar were batting. We thought they would take us home. Difficult luckiness to Pandey for the way he got out. The way Krunal battled within the center was astonishing. Everybody appeared character,” said Dhawan.