Colombo: Coach Rahul Dravid might be extraordinarily delighted with the efficiency of this younger staff India. India defeated Sri Lanka by 2 wickets and registered a tenth consecutive win in Sri Lanka. India has gained the collection by 2-0. In a match that appeared like stepping into favour of Sri Lanka was rescued by the Indian lower-order batsmen, Deepak Chahar and Bhuveshwar Kumar.
The best way India chased 263 runs within the earlier recreation, it appeared that India would simply chase down the full of 276. Though it wasn’t the case as captain Dasun Shanaka had totally different plans for the 2nd ODI. Even after the spirited Lankan efficiency, they had been unable to place the ending touches with the ball.
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After profitable the toss, Sri Lanka selected to bat first on an excellent wicket. The primary-wicket partnership of 77 runs was essential for the Lankans, however the Indian bowlers made an excellent comeback by always chipping away with wickets. The interval between over no. 14 and 40 belonged to the Indian bowlers. They picked up 7 wickets with out freely giving many runs.
Sri Lanka’s ultimate 10 overs went nicely as they scored 71 runs courtesy of some good hitting by Karunaratne. His 44 and Asalanka’s 65 helped SL rating to achieve 275.
India needed to chase 276 on an excellent batting pitch.
Not like the first ODI, Shanaka launched spinners early within the innings. he leg spinner Hasaranga picked up the wicket of the harmful Prithvi Shaw and set the tone for the remainder of the innings. He additionally picked up Shikhar Dhawan. Suryakumar Yadav scored a half-century within the center order and had some good partnerships with Krunal Pandya and Manish Pandey, however nothing that will threaten the Lankans.
Hasaranga got here again within the assault once more and picked up the essential wicket of Krunal Pandya. However that is when the 2 Indian quicks, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Deepak Chahar made an awesome partnership of 84 runs and sealed the sport finally for India.
Chahar’s 69 runs had been the principle difference-maker. India has now gained the collection 2-0. Rahul Dravid – as revealed by Chahar- really feel that Deepak is a “Number 7 material”.