|India innings (toss: Sri Lanka, who selected to bowl first)|
|Batsman||Dismissal||Runs scored||4s||6s||Strike charge|
|R Sharma||caught Dananjaya, bowled Chameera||118 (43)||12||10||274.41|
|L Rahul||caught Dickwella, bowled Pradeep||89 (49)||5||eight||181.63|
|MS Dhoni||bowled T Perera||28 (21)||2||2||133.33|
|H Pandya||caught Sadeera, bowled Pradeep||10 (three)||1||1||333.33|
|S Iyer||lbw T Perera||zero (1)||zero||zero||zero.00|
|M Pandey||not out||1 (1)||zero||zero||100.00|
|D Karthik||not out||5 (2)||1||zero||250.00|
|Batsmen who didn’t bat: J Bumrah, Okay Yadav, J Unadkat, Y Chahal|
|Extras: 9 (6 wides, three leg byes)|
|India’s complete: 260/5 in 20 overs, at 13.00 runs per over|
|Fall of wickets: 165/1 (R Sharma, 12.four), 243/2 (L Rahul, 18.three), 253/three (H Pandya, 18.6), 254/four (S Iyer, 19.2), 255/5 (MS Dhoni, 19.four)|
|Sri Lanka bowling|
|Bowlers||Overs||Dot balls||Runs||Wickets||Economic system|
|C de Silva||1||1||16||zero||16.00|
|Sri Lanka innings (goal: 261 runs in 20 overs, at 13.05 runs per over)|
|Batsman||Dismissal||Runs scored||4s||6s||Strike charge|
|N Dickwella||caught Pandya, bowled Unadkat||25 (19)||2||1||131.57|
|U Tharanga||caught and bowled Chahal||47 (29)||three||2||162.06|
|Okay Perera||caught Pandey, bowled Kuldeep||77 (37)||four||7||208.10|
|T Perera||caught Pandya, bowled Kuldeep||zero (1)||zero||zero||zero.00|
|A Gunaratne||stumped Dhoni, bowled Kuldeep||zero (1)||zero||zero||zero.00|
|S Samarawickrama||stumped Dhoni, bowled Chahal||5 (2)||1||zero||250.00|
|C de Silva||bowled Chahal||1 (2)||zero||zero||50.00|
|A Dananjaya||caught Pandey, bowled Chahal||5 (three)||1||zero||166.66|
|D Chameera||bowled Pandya||three (5)||zero||zero||60.00|
|N Pradeep||not out||zero (5)||zero||zero||zero.00|
|Batsman who didn’t bat: A Mathews (harm)|
|Extras: 9 (7 wides, 2 leg byes)|
|SL’s complete: 172/9 in 17.2 overs, at 9.92 runs per over|
|Fall of wickets: 36/1 (N Dickwella, four.three), 145/2 (U Tharanga, 13.2), 155/three (T Perera, 14.1), 156/four (Okay Perera, 14.2), 161/5 (A Gunaratne, 14.5), 162/6 (C de Silva, 15.1), 164/7 (S Samarawickrama, 15.2), 170/eight (A Dananjaya, 15.5), 172/9 (D Chameera, 17.2)|
|Bowlers||Overs||Dot balls||Runs given||Wickets||Economic system|
Man of the match:
Rohit Sharma, for his 43-ball 118.
High scorer within the 2nd T20:
Rohit Sharma [118 (43), 12×4 and 10×6, strike rate 274.41]
The place was the 2nd T20 received and misplaced?
India’s higher bowling and catching received them an thrilling Twenty20 Worldwide match performed at one of many smaller grounds on the earth by 88 runs. The bowlers from each the groups underwent extreme punishment, however the Indian bowling assault benefitted from the massive rating (260/5 in 20 overs) the batsmen had put and went about assuring India of a win. The asking charge from the get-go was 13.05 runs per over and although Sri Lanka had a few good partnerships and scored at virtually 10 runs per over, they only didn’t have sufficient firepower of their arsenal to eclipse India’s mammoth complete batting first.
In hindsight, we might conclude that this Indian facet are too robust for Sri Lanka and, it doesn’t matter what, will win 9 out of ten matches performed between these two groups on present type. However the guests made life troublesome for themselves first by asking India to bat after successful the toss after which by bowling ordinarily.
Rohit Sharma was in ominous contact and threatened to register the primary double hundred in Twenty20 Worldwide cricket. Rohit’s belligerent putting and an innate capability to hit sixes off virtually all types of deliveries got here to the fore as soon as extra and the Holkar Stadium witnessed sixes galore. Rohit’s six-hitting capability was the explanation 200 got here into the image regardless of this being only a 20-over match.
He was additionally within the type of temper that he formed to hit virtually each supply out of the park and virtually managed it, hitting 10 sixes and 12 fours and ending up with a merely mind-boggling 118 runs off 43 balls (an astonishing strike charge of 274.41). He received to his second T20I hundred off simply 35 balls too, matching David Miller’s report for the quickest T20I century. Rohit was in dreamland by way of how nicely he was hitting the ball, however he additionally was given a second life by Sadeera Samarawickrama (who put down a troublesome likelihood on the long-on boundary) when on 79.
Lokesh Rahul had batted extraordinarily nicely too and Rohit’s supreme hitting overshadowed the category and flamboyance of Rahul. After getting off to a fast begin himself, Rahul performed second fiddle and focussed on placing Rohit on strike at any time when he had the strike. In doing so, he misplaced a little bit of rhythm however ended up with one other T20I half-century, making 89 runs off 49 balls, his innings punctuated by 5 fours and eight sixes.
Rohit and Rahul put collectively India’s highest T20I partnership for any wicket (165 runs), Dushmantha Chameera choosing Rohit’s wicket within the 13th over (12.four) and giving Sri Lanka an enormous sigh of reduction. If Rohit had stayed any longer within the center, India most likely can have nudged 300 and comfortably overhauled the report staff complete in T20I cricket (which at the moment is 263 by Australia in opposition to Sri Lanka).
Chasing 261 was very a lot out of the query, however Sri Lanka, via Upul Tharanga and Kusal Perera, regarded like they could get near India. India’s wrist-spinners (Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal) took a majority of the punishment among the many Indian bowlers and Kusal, specifically, struck the ball cleanly and batted extra in step with what you count on of him. He picked the road of the deliveries beautifully and his bat swing was so good that he, like Rohit, succeeded in sending the ball crusing into the stands. Due to him, Sri Lanka managed to attain greater than 10 runs an over (with two sixes or as many fours coming off each over virtually) simply in the course of the center section. Tharanga weighed in with a number of boundaries of his personal, however he performed the Rahul function within the Sri Lankan innings.
Kuldeep and Chahal had been hit for 29 and 30 runs, respectively, off their first two overs, however Rohit continued with them and didn’t go for a part-timer. And the 2 spinners repaid their captain’s religion by coming again strongly and cut-shorting Sri Lanka’s march in the direction of 200. After reaching 142/1 on the finish of 13 overs, the now-familiar Sri Lankan batting collapse ensued and so they misplaced eight/30 to complete at 172/9 in 17.2 overs, failing to bat out their 20 overs for the second match working. Angelo Mathews, who pulled his left hamstring whereas bowling his third over, didn’t come out to bat. Kusal made 77 runs off 37 balls and helped Sri Lanka cut back the margin of defeat.