The primary match of the ODI collection between India and Sri Lanka was performed on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Throughout Sri Lanka’s innings, Krunal Pandya confirmed nice sportsmanship by hugging Sri Lanka’s Charith Asalanka at non-striker’s finish whereas bowling the twenty second over to Dhananjaya de Silva.
The video of Krunal Pandya’s gesture is turning into fairly viral on social media and in addition triggered some blended reactions from netizens on Twitter, with some individuals calling it the “Dravid effect”.
Whereas bowling the twenty second over, Pandya unintentionally struck non-striker batsman Charith Asalanka throughout an try and cease the ball after Dhananjaya de Silva hit certainly one of his deliveries straight again at him. Krunal Pandya was seen hugging him after the incident and the sport went on.
Speaking concerning the match, Krunal Pandya was the choose of Indian bowlers as he carried out impressively with the ball. The all-rounder gave solely 26 runs in his 10 overs and bagged one wicket.
Reacting to Krunal Pandya’s ‘calm avatar’, some netizens got here up with hilarious memes.
Sri Lanka, batting first, scored 262/9 in 50 overs. Chamika Karunaratne scored the very best 43 runs for Sri Lanka.
For India, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets every. The well-known spin bowling pair of Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav as soon as once more performed collectively on this match for India. Final time, each spinners performed collectively for the nationwide squad was within the ODI World Cup 2019.
Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav made their ODI debut for India. Ishan Kishan has turn into the second Indian cricketer to make his ODI debut on his birthday. Earlier than Kishan, the Indian cricketer to debut on his birthday was Gursharan Singh, who performed his first and final ODI in opposition to Australia on eighth March 1990 in Hamilton.