IND vs SL, Pune T20: Sri Lanka has defeated Team India by 16 runs in the second T20 match. In this way, the series of 3 matches has come on par with 1-1. The Indian team had a target of 207 runs to win the match, but Team India could score only 190 runs for 8 wickets in 20 overs. Akshar Patel played the highest innings of 65 runs in 31 balls for India. He hit 3 fours and 6 sixes in his innings. At the same time, Suryakumar Yadav scored 51 runs in 36 balls. Suryakumar Yadav hit 3 fours and 3 sixes in his innings. Shivam Mavi returned to the pavilion after scoring 26 runs off 15 balls. Apart from this, most of the Indian batsmen disappointed.
Stormy innings of Dashun Shanaka
At the same time, before this, India’s captain Hardik Pandya decided to bowl after winning the toss. The Sri Lankan team, which came out to bat first, scored 206 runs for 6 wickets in 20 overs. In this way, Team India needed 207 runs to win the match. Captain Dashun Shanaka played an unbeaten 56 off 22 balls for Sri Lanka. Dashun Shanaka hit 2 fours and 6 sixes in his stormy innings. Sri Lanka’s Charith Aslanka contributed 52 runs off 17 balls.
Indian top order batsmen disappointed
Talking about Indian batsmen, both Indian openers Ishaan Kishan and Shubman Gill were flops. Ishaan Kishan went on to score 2 runs off 5 balls. While Shubman Gill became the victim of Kasoon Rajitha by scoring 5 runs in 3 balls. While Rahul Tripathi, playing his first International T20 match, returned to the pavilion after scoring 5 runs in 5 balls. At the same time, Indian team captain Hardik Pandya also could not do anything. Hardik Pandya got out after scoring 12 runs in 12 balls. Apart from Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madhushanka, and Dashun Shanaka got 2-2 success for Sri Lanka. While Mahish Tikshna and Karuna Chamikaratne dismissed 1-1 players.
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