Sri Lanka Tour of India by admin January 5, 2023
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Shanaka’s Half Century Powered Sri Lanka to 206
On the ground of Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune, India and Sri Lanka squared off against each other. India won the toss and opted to bowl first.
Nissanka and Kusal Mendis unveiled the batting attack on the opening bowling from Hardik Pandya. In the 2nd over, Nissanka and Mendis got two boundaries and a six. After 3 overs, Sri Lanka got a score of 32. After 6 overs, SL crossed the half-century with a score of 55.
In the 8th over, Mendis crossed his 50-run stand and Mendis & Nissanka a six and a four respectively, jumping to a score of 80. Scoring 52 in 31 balls, Mendis lost his wicket to Chahal. After 10 overs, Sri Lanka jumped to a score of 89-2.
Adding 33 runs off 35 balls, Nissanka lost his wicket to Axar and the right-handed batter, Dhananjaya de Silva came to the middle. After 13 overs, SL crossed the century with a score of 107-3. In the 15th over from Chahal, Asalanka slammed two back-to-back sixes, reaching a score of 129-4.
In the 16th over from Umran Malik, Asalanka hit the six and lost his wicket and Hasaranga also got a dismissal, getting to a score of 138-6 after 16 overs. In the 18th over from Malik, Shanaka crunched a four and two sixes.
In 20 overs, Sri Lanka posted 206 runs with a loss of 6 wickets.
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