Sri Lanka gained moments, India gained the match. The hosts clinched it by seven wickets with 17 balls remaining to annex the T20I collection. The victory ultimately got here in a canter, Ravindra Jadeja blazing to 45 not out off 18 balls and Shreyas Iyer anchoring the chase with an unbeaten 74 in 44 deliveries. In opposition to a frightening 183/5 posted by Sri Lanka, India’s high quality and depth finally shone via.
The vacationers will rue poor captaincy from Dasun Shanaka, his 19-ball 47 not out however, that allowed Iyer to develop into the sport. A extra proactive method and the Indian batsman most likely wouldn’t have lasted that lengthy to inflict harm on the Islanders. Sri Lanka had racked up 80 runs of their final 5 overs to provide themselves an excellent likelihood in chilly Dharamsala, in situations that assisted quick bowlers upfront. (READ MORE)