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India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20 Highlights: India beat Sri Lanka by 62 runs, go 1-0 up

India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20 Highlights: Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer dictated the proceedings in the first T20I against Sri Lanka in Lucknow. Catch the Highlights of the IND vs SL 1st T20I. 
India vs Sri Lanka Highlights: Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Pathum Nissanka during the first T20I in Lucknow
India vs Sri Lanka Highlights: Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Pathum Nissanka during the first T20I in Lucknow

India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20 Highlights: Rohit Sharma-led Indian unit kicked-off the three-match T20I series against Sri Lanka with a handsome 62-run win in the series opener in Lucknow. Ishan Kishan and Shreyas Iyer were the architect behind India's big win as the duo dictated the proceedings to help India post 199/2 in 20 overs. In response, Sri Lanka could only muster 137/6 in 20 overs. After being invited to bat first Ishan and Rohit Sharma got the hosts off to a brilliant start as the pair added 111 runs for the opening wicket. Rohit was dismissed on 44(32) by Lahiru Kumara in the final delivery of the 12th over, following which Shreyas Iyer joined Ishan in the middle. Ishan was dismissed on 89(56) by Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka. Iyer returned unbeaten on 57(28), while Jadeja scored 3(4). Among the tourists Charith Asalanka returned unbeaten on 53 off 47 balls. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Venkatesh Iyer picked two wickets each, while Ravindra Jadeja, who was playing his first match after returning from an injury, scalped one. Yuzvendra Chahal too picked a wicket. The second T20I will be on February 26 in Dharamshala, Himachal Pradesh....Read More

 

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Feb 24, 2022 10:20 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: India win by 62 runs

Harshal Patel gives just six runs in the 20th over and it's all over in Lucknow as India kick-off the T20I series against Sri Lanka with a brilliant 62-run win. In response to India's 199/2, the tourists could only muster 137/6 in 20 overs. 

Feb 24, 2022 10:15 PM IST

IND vs SL: Asalanka hits 50

While other batters failed Charith Asalanka tried to put some fight and completes his half-century. He takes 43 balls to complete the milestone as six runs come off the 19th over bowled by Bumrah. SL: 131/6 (19 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 10:12 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Venkatesh leaks 21 runs 

Dushmantha Chameera hits Venkatesh Iyer for a six and consecutive overs. Asalanka too gets one boundary as 21 runs come off it. SL: 125/6 (18 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 10:07 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: SL reach 104/6 after 17 overs

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Deepak Hooda concedes six runs as SL reach 104/6 after 17 overs. 

Feb 24, 2022 10:02 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Karunaratne's resistance comes to an end

Chamika Karunaratne's resistance comes to an end as he is caught-behind on 21(14). Venkatesh Iyer picks his 2nd wicket as 8 runs come from the 16th over. SL: 98/6 

Feb 24, 2022 9:57 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Expensive over by Hooda 

Chamika Karunaratne and Charith Asalanka combine to get 14 runs off the 15th over bowled by Deepak Hooda. SL: 90/5 (15 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 9:54 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Rare boundary by Sri Lanka

Charith Asalanka is leading a lone battle as he reverse sweeps for a four as nine runs come off the over bowled by Rohit. Asalanka is batting on 33(31). SL: 76/5 (14 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 9:49 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Deepak Hooda introduced in the attack

Deepak Hooda bowls his maiden over for India in the shorter format and the all-rounder starts off well. Just four runs come off it as Sri Lanka reach 67/5 after 13 overs.  

Feb 24, 2022 9:46 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Sharp fielding by Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma has so far been brilliant in the field as Chamika Karunaratne survives by a whisker, following a direct-hit by the India captain. Meanwhile, 3 runs come off the over bowled by Ravindra Jadeja as Sri Lanka reach 63/5 after 12 overs. 

Feb 24, 2022 9:42 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Yuzvendra Chahal strikes

A successful over by Yuzvendra Chahal as he dismisses Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka on 3(6). He tried to reverse sweep the spinner but ended up giving a simple catch to Bhuvneshwar Kumar at backward point. With this Chahal also overtook Bumrah to become India's leading wicket taker (67) in T20Is. 

SL: 60/5 (11 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 9:37 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: End of 10 overs

Sri Lanka are struggling in the 200-run chase as they are reduced to 57/4 after 10 overs.

Feb 24, 2022 9:33 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: STUMPED!

Ravindra Jadeja joins the act as smart glovework by Ishan Kishan brings an end to Dinesh Chandimal's stay in the middle. He departs for 10(9)

SL: 51/4 (9.2 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 9:30 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Sri Lanka bring up 50

Sri Lanka bring up their 50 in the 9th over as five runs come off it. Charith Asalanka 16(16) and Dinesh Chandimal 10(8) are batting in the middle.

Feb 24, 2022 9:26 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Chandimal hits Jadeja for a 6

Dinesh Chandimal the new man in hits Ravindra Jadeja for a six as nine runs come off his first over. SL: 45/3 (8 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 9:24 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Venkatesh Iyer strikes in his 1st over

Venkatesh Iyer is introduced in the attack right after the powerplay and the all-rounder picks a wicket in his first over. He dismisses Janith Liyanage on 11(17), who is caught by Sanju Samson at point. SL: 36/3 (7 overs) 

Feb 24, 2022 9:18 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: After Venkatesh, Shreyas spills one

So both the Iyers (Venkatesh and Shreyas) have dropped a catch here. Asalanka goes for another big shot but finds Shreyas Iyer at deep mid-wicket, who drops a routine catch. Meanwhile, a huge LBW appeal against Asalanka and the umpire thinks it out. But DRS comes to his rescue, which shows a spike as the ball passes close to the bat. Pretty exciting over as three runs come off it. SL: 29/2 (6 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 9:12 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Harshal Patel starts off with an economical over

First bowling change by Rohit Sharma as Harshal Patel is introduced in the powerplay overs. The medium pacer starts off with an economical over, before Charith Asalanka goes for the big shot. However, his shot lands near the long-on fence and is collected by Sanju Samson before it goes for a 4. Just three runs come off the over as Sri Lanka reach 25/2 after 5 overs. 

Feb 24, 2022 9:07 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Clinical Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah bowls a clinical over but Charith Asalanka directs the ball smartly over the wicketkeeper's head for a four. Seven runs come off it as Sri Lanka reach 22/2 after 4 overs.

Feb 24, 2022 9:05 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Venkatesh Iyer spills, Rohit holds on

Wicket number two for Bhuvneshwar Kumar as Kamil Mishara is caught by Rohit Sharma on 13(12) at mid-wicket. The batter was earlier dropped by Venkatesh Iyer in the over. 

SL: 15/2 (3 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 8:58 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Bumrah partners Bhuvneshwar with new ball

Jasprit Bumrah partners Bhuvneshwar Kumar with the new ball as Kamil Mishara hits the pacer for a four in the second delivery. The bowler recovers well following the over and concedes six runs from his first over. SL: 12/1 (2 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 8:54 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Perfect start for India

Perfect start for India as Bhuvneshwar Kumar removes Pathum Nissanka on golden duck. The ball struck on the bottom part of Nissanka's bat and bounces on his shoes and rolls on to the stumps. He departs on a golden duck as six runs come of the first over.

SL: 6/1 (1 over)

Feb 24, 2022 8:39 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Shreyas Iyer helps India finish big

A brilliant change of gears by Shreyas Iyer as the batter completes his half-century in just 25 balls. Hits Chameera for a six and a four as 16 runs come off the final over. With this India post 199/2 in 20 overs as Iyer returns unbeaten on 57(28), while Jadeja scores 3(4). Sri Lanka need 200 to win. 

Feb 24, 2022 8:34 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Shreyas Iyer deals in boundaries

Chamika Karunaratne comes into the attack and Shreyas Iyer welcomes with a huge six. An overpitched delivery and Iyer whacks it over the long-on fence and then hits the second ball, which was a full toss for a four on the off-side. He hits the bowler for another boundary in the over as 18 runs come off it. IND: 183/2 (19 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 8:29 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: 2 overs to go

Dushmantha Chameera is brought into the attack as Jadeja and Shreyas combine to get 10 runs from it. IND: 165/2 (18 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 8:28 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Ishan Kishan's brilliant knock comes to an end

Ishan Kishan's brilliant knock comes to an end on 89(56). The batter goes for the aerial route against Dasun Shanaka but fails to clear the mid-wicket fence as Janith Liyanage takes a good catch near the boundary. 

Ravindra Jadeja walks in the middle. IND: 155/2 (17 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 8:19 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Ishan hits 6, 4, 4

Lahiru Kumara is brought into the attack and after a brief dry spell Ishan Kishan is back hitting the boundaries. Hits Lahiru for a six on the second delivery and then smashes back-to-back fours as 17 runs come off it. IND: 147/1 (16 overs) 

Feb 24, 2022 8:15 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Sri Lanka manage to put some brake

Jeffrey Vandersay continues from the other end as boundaries dry up for India. Meanwhile, the ball is keeping low and the dot balls are piling. Five runs come off the over, something Sri Lanka won't mind. IND: 130/1(15 overs) 

Feb 24, 2022 8:10 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Clever by Karunaratne!

Chamika Karunaratne is now brought into the attack and he bowls a tidy over, much-required from Sri Lanka's perspective. Mixes his speed well as just four runs come off it. IND: 125/1 (14 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 8:08 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Ishan Kishan survives yet again

Jeffrey Vandersay is back and the spinner concedes 9 runs, which also include another missed opportunity to send Ishan back to the pavilion. There was an inside edge but the ball passed between the wicketkeeper's legs for a four as Ishan reaches 71 off 42 balls. IND: 121/1 (13 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 8:03 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Rohit Sharma departs!

Another bowling change as Lahiru Kumara walks in and it finally works for Sri Lanka as the seamer cleans up Rohit Sharma on 44(32). The ball kept low and knocks the off-stump. Shreyas Iyer joins Ishan in the middle as India reach 112/1 after 12 overs. 

Feb 24, 2022 7:58 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Ishan ready to go again

Ishan Kishan is ready to go again as Jayawickrama concedes 8 runs in the previous over. IND: 106/0 (11 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 7:55 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Ishan Kishan in some discomfort

Praveen Jayawickrama is back in the attack as the pair of Rohit and Ishan keep the scorers busy. Apart from the regular boundaries, the pair have also rotated the strike brilliantly. Meanwhile, the physio is out as Ishan looks in some discomfort. IND: 104/0 (10.4 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 7:49 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Fifty for Ishan

Dasun Shanaka is brought into the attack as Ishan Kishan gathers a double in his second delivery after pushing the ball in front of the square to bring up his half-century. Meanwhile, a total of 10 runs come in the over as India reach 98/0 after 10 overs. Ishan 55(32), Rohit 41(28)

Feb 24, 2022 7:46 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Rohit slams 6

Jeffrey Vandersay continues as Rohit picks his wrong 'un and smokes it for a cracking six over mid-wicket. 11 runs come off the over as the openers stitch 87 runs in 9 overs. Ishan is batting 48(29), while Rohit reaches 37(25). 

Feb 24, 2022 7:41 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Rohit joins the act

Chamika Karunaratne bowls the eight over as Rohit hits a slower delivery by him for a four towards the on-side. Eight runs come off the over as India reach 76/0 after 8 overs. 

Feb 24, 2022 7:39 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Ishan Kishan dropped! 

Jeffrey Vandersay will bowl the first over after powerplay and the spinner almost got Sri Lanka their first breakthrough. Ishan hits the bowler towards the mid-wicket region but his shot fails to sail over the boundary ropes. Liyanage the fielder covers good ground and puts in a dive too but fails to hold on to the ball as Ishan survives on 43. Meanwhile, seven runs come off the over as India reach 67/0 after 7 overs.

Feb 24, 2022 7:32 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: End of powerplay

Dushmantha Chameera is brought back in the attack to bowl the final powerplay over and Rohit Sharma goes for the aerial route straightaway. Connects it well as the ball balloons up in the air and lands safely at long-on before it is collected by the fielder. Meanwhile, Ishan Kishan continues his attack on the Lankan bowlers as he smashes a short delivery for a six over the fine leg region. 11 runs come off the over as India reach 58/0 after 6 overs. Ishan is batting on 39(22), while Rohit is on 17(14). 

Feb 24, 2022 7:27 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Sri Lanka make another bowling change

Sri Lanka introduce spin as Praveen Jayawickrama bowls the fifth over. He starts off with a seven-run over as India reach 47/0 after 5 overs. 

Feb 24, 2022 7:23 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Ishan finds lost mojo

SIX! Ishan has cleared it quite easily despite the extra pace. He picked up the length early and pulled it off the front foot. The left-hander followed it up with a four over mid-wicket. He seems in good touch today.  IND 40/0 after 4 overs.

Feb 24, 2022 7:18 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Ishan slams three 4s in an over

Interesting by Sri Lanka as they remove Dushmantha Chameera from the attack and bring Chamika Karunaratne in. The bowler starts off with a wide before Ishan Kishan unleashes himself. The young opener slams Karunaratne for three fours in the over as 15 runs come off it. IND: 26/0 (3 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 7:13 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Rohit welcomes Lahiru with a 4

Lahiru Kumara to bowl from the other end as Rohit Sharma welcomes to bowler with a stylish four. He starts with a half volley on the pads, which is struck well by the India captain as the ball races towards the deep mid-wicket boundary. The bowler recovers well and concedes just two runs in the next five deliveries. Six runs come off the over. IND: 11/0 (2 overs)

Feb 24, 2022 7:08 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Chameera starts with a tidy over 

Chameera starts with a tidy over as five runs come off it. Rohit Sharma did play the fifth delivery over the fielders inside the circle, but due to long boundaries the ball was gathered well before it could go for a four. IND: 5/0 (1 over) 

Feb 24, 2022 7:02 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Rohit, Ishan walk in

Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan walk in to start the show. Dushmantha Chameera will lead the attack for the visitors.  

Feb 24, 2022 6:59 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Notable absentees from Sri Lanka camp

Can Sri Lanka upset a formidable Indian unit? Live action to start shorty, stay tuned!

Feb 24, 2022 6:56 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Pre-match rituals

It's always good to see live sports action in the presence of fans. The teams are now walking out in the middle for their respective national anthem. 

Feb 24, 2022 6:47 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Shreyas Iyer ahead of the clash

“Very much comfortable at 3, have grown up batting at that number. You can go in early if a wicket falls, get set and make a big score, really comfortable playing there.” 

Feb 24, 2022 6:38 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Playing XIs

India: Rohit Sharma(c), Ishan Kishan(w), Shreyas Iyer, Sanju Samson, Deepak Hooda, Ravindra Jadeja, Venkatesh Iyer, Harshal Patel, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

Sri Lanka: Pathum Nissanka, Kamil Mishara, Charith Asalanka, Dinesh Chandimal(w), Janith Liyanage, Dasun Shanaka(c), Chamika Karunaratne, Jeffrey Vandersay, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara

Feb 24, 2022 6:36 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Captains speak

Rohit Sharma: “We were looking to chase as well, not sure how the pitches in India plays. But we now know we need to bat well, the last time we played here, about 4 years back, the pitch played well. Nothing changes as far as the goals of the team are concerned, need to do the right things as a team, need to keep ticking all the right boxes. It's a challenge for the new gutsy - from the last game we played, we have 6 changes. Ruturaj was supposed to play, but he has a wrist injury and will not play today.”

Dasun Shanaka: “We'll bowl, it's a very good pitch, we have been bowling well in the last few games, so backing our strengths. Have had a couple of days to recover. We have a couple of injuries - Chandimal and Vandersay are in, they replace Theekshana and Kusal Mendis.”

Feb 24, 2022 6:35 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Another injury concern in Indian camp

Rurturaj Gaikwad sits out of the 1st T20I due to a wrist injury. BCCI medical team is currently examining the opener. 

Feb 24, 2022 6:31 PM IST

IND vs SL 1st T20I: Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bowl

Sri Lanka win toss, opt to bowl. 

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