|Sri Lanka innings (toss: India, who selected to bowl first)|
|Batsman||Dismissal||Runs scored||4s||6s||Strike fee|
|N Dickwella||caught Siraj, bowled Unadkat||1 (6)||zero||zero||16.66|
|U Tharanga||caught Pandya, bowled Unadkat||11 (11)||2||zero||100.00|
|Ok Perera||caught and bowled Washington||four (four)||1||zero||100.00|
|S Samarawickrama||caught Karthik, bowled Pandya||21 (17)||three||zero||123.52|
|A Gunaratne||caught Kuldeep, bowled Pandya||36 (37)||three||zero||97.29|
|D Gunathilaka||caught Pandya, bowled Kuldeep||three (eight)||zero||zero||37.50|
|T Perera||caught Rohit, bowled Siraj||11 (6)||2||zero||183.33|
|D Shanaka||not out||29 (24)||zero||2||120.83|
|A Dananjaya||not out||11 (7)||2||zero||157.14|
|Batsmen who didn’t bat: D Chameera, N Pradeep|
|Extras: eight (6 wides, 2 leg byes)|
|SL’s complete: 135/7 in 20 overs, at 6.75 runs per over|
|Fall of wickets: eight/1 (N Dickwella, 1.5), 14/2 (Ok Perera, 2.6), 18/three (U Tharanga, three.three), 56/four (S Samarawickrama, eight.three), 72/5 (D Gunathilaka, 11.four), 85/6 (T Perera, 12.6), 111/7 (A Gunaratne, 17.three)|
|Bowlers||Overs||Dot balls||Runs given||Wickets||Economic system|
|India innings (goal: 136 runs in 20 overs, at 6.80 runs per over)|
|Batsman||Dismissal||Runs scored||4s||6s||Strike fee|
|R Sharma||caught Ok Perera, bowled Shanaka||27 (20)||four||1||135.00|
|L Rahul||lbw Chameera||four (9)||zero||zero||44.44|
|S Iyer||run out by Dananjaya||30 (32)||1||1||93.75|
|M Pandey||bowled Chameera||32 (29)||four||zero||110.34|
|H Pandya||caught Dickwella, bowled Shanaka||four (four)||zero||zero||100.00|
|D Karthik||not out||18 (12)||zero||1||150.00|
|MS Dhoni||not out||16 (10)||2||zero||160.00|
|Batsmen who didn’t bat: W Sundar, M Siraj, J Unadkat, Kuldeep Yadav|
|Extras: eight (three wides, 5 leg byes)|
|India’s complete: 139/5 in 19.2 overs, at 7.04 runs per over|
|Fall of wickets: 17/1 (L Rahul, three.2), 39/2 (R Sharma, 6.6), 81/three (S Iyer, 13.2), 99/four (H Pandya, 14.6), 108/5 (M Pandey, 16.1)|
|Sri Lanka bowling|
|Bowlers||Overs||Dot balls||Runs||Wickets||Economic system|
Man of the match:
Jaydev Unadkat, for taking 2/15 in 4 overs.
Prime scorer within the third T20:
Asela Gunaratne [36 runs off 37 balls, 3×4, strike rate 97.29]
The place was the third T20 gained and misplaced?
The Wankhede pitch had much more life in it than we anticipated within the lead-up to the match. The ball seamed round within the second half of the match, specifically, and the Indian batting line-up was put to the check by the shifting ball. The Indian batsmen have been overwhelmed on the within and outdoors and so they needed to be watchful towards the Sri Lankan seamers. All this, amid the dew on the outfield. And on the midway stage within the Indian innings, with the house staff positioned at 56/2, you couldn’t assist however marvel if 135 was a successful rating.
In the long run, although, with the likes of Manish Pandey (32), Dinesh Karthik (18*) and Shreyas Iyer (30) bringing their IPL expertise into play, the goal of 136 was reached with 4 balls to spare and with 5 wickets in hand. Sri Lanka have been most likely 10 to 15 runs in need of a successful rating, notably given how their bowlers bowled on this evening. Primarily, subsequently, Sri Lanka have been let down by their batsmen as soon as once more.
Rohit Sharma gained the toss and selected to area first, with India making two modifications to their XI from the second T20I: Washington Sundar (T20I debut) and Mohammed Siraj changed Yuzvendra Chahal and Jasprit Bumrah. Niroshan Dickwella and Upul Tharanga fell to Jaydev Unadkat, who was simply the standout bowler on the evening. Kusal Perera (four) fell cheaply once more, caught and bowled by Washington with a size supply that this left-hander tried to hit on the up, within the course of lobbing a easy catch again to the off-spinner
At 18/three, Sri Lanka seemed like they is perhaps dismissed cheaply. However Sadeera Samarawickrama (21), Asela Gunaratne (36) and Dasun Shanaka (29*) batted sensibly and led their staff to a good complete. Samarawickrama and Gunaratne have been additionally dismissed attempting to play the large shot, however they needed to play the large photographs sooner or later and the additional bounce disallowed them from even getting the ball over the infield. 18 runs have been scored off the final over of the innings (Shanaka heaving Siraj for an enormous six over huge long-on and Akila Dananjaya hitting a few fours), propelling Sri Lanka’s rating to 135/7.
India didn’t get off to the specified begin, with Dananjaya and Chameera, specifically, bowling rather well. As aforementioned, the ball moved round and the additional bounce was making life troublesome for the batsmen. Lokesh Rahul (four) was struck excessive on the pad by Chameera, however the ball was deemed to be hitting the bails by umpire Anil Chaudhary and Rahul’s overview of this resolution didn’t reprieve him. India misplaced an early wicket and the runs have been arduous to return by too.
India struggled for runs and momentum till the midway stage, however Iyer and Pandey put collectively an necessary 42-run partnership for the third wicket, with the runs coming largely in singles and twos. However as a result of the goal was a comparatively smaller one, India weren’t burdened by the strain of the required run fee and have been in a position to give themselves time.
Dananjaya ran out Iyer, who was out of his crease, backing up, just for a straight drive from Pandey to ricochet off Dananjaya’s fingertip onto the stumps. This was a particularly unlucky solution to get out. However that is the place Pandey took management and introduced the distinction between balls left and runs required down with a sequence of bottom-handed hits to the fence. He had not even hit one 4 earlier than Iyer was dismissed, however hit 4 fours within the subsequent three overs to carry the required run fee to seven runs per over, which was greater than manageable.
He too fell to the shifting ball, with a back-of-a-length supply from Chameera shifting inwards barely after pitching and hitting the highest of center stump. Pandey was out for a 29-ball 32, with India needing 28 runs off 23 balls. Dinesh Karthik (18*) and MS Dhoni (16*) knocked off the required runs with relative ease.