Shikhar Dhawan says “We were one batsman short” in 2nd T20I. 2nd T20I: After 4-wicket overcome vs Sri Lanka. India captain Shikhar Dhawan figured that his group was a batsman brief. It may, Dhawan lauded the bowlers for appearing. In the battle and taking the coordinate to the final over. After Sri Lanka beat India by 4 wickets to level. The 3-match series 1-1, India captain Shikhar Dhawan. Figured that his group was a batsman short within the low-scoring thriller.
Notably, Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey. And Ishan Kishan did not play for India. Also, after getting recognized as closed contacts of Covid-positive Krunal Pandya.
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BCCI on Thursday said that as many as 8 Group India. Recalls were self-isolating in spite of testing negative twice. Within the final 24 hours. The 2nd T20I, which was planned to be played on Tuesday. It was delayed after all-rounder Krunal. And returned positive taking after the Rapid Antigen Test.
“The surface turned and was ceasing a bit. We knew we were one batter short. I knew we had to develop our innings shrewdly. We were 10-15 runs brief. That would have made the difference,” Shikhar Dhawan said after the match in Colombo.
India was off to a flying begin and openers Shikhar Dhawan. Also, Ruturaj Gaikwad scored 49 runs in 7 overs. However, the going got intense. On the slow wicket after the flight of Gaikwad. India was lost as it were 5 wickets in 20 overs. But at the same time overseeing fair 132 runs. Dhawan top-scored for India with 40 runs.
The southpaw also praised bowlers. For taking the match to the 20th over in spite of a low total. Varun Chakravarthy, Kuldeep Yadav, and Rahul Chahar. Showcased the best quality turn bowling. To put India in command of the match. Sri Lanka was 6 down at one organization. And required 20 off 12 balls but with no over of turn left. He has capitalized on the opportunity and chased it down. The target with 2 balls remaining.
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