India thumping 38-run win over Sri Lanka

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India thumping 38-run win over Sri Lanka
Deepak Chahar roars after taking a wicket © SLC

Fifty from Suryakumar Yadav and Shikhar Dhawan's superb 46 before Bhuvneshwar Kumar's four-wicket haul and Deepak Chahar's game-change 2-wickets sets up to India thumping 38-run victory over Sri Lanka, despite a Debutant Charith Asalanka's debut onslaught and go up 1-0 lead in the first T20 international.

Match Stats :
  • India's 38-run victory was their 6th biggest victory by terms of runs against Sri Lanka in T20Is.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar's 4 for 22 was his 2nd best bowling figures for India in T20 international and the 3rd best bowling-figures by an Indian bowler against Sri Lanka in Twenty20 internationals.

India scored 164-5 in 20 overs with best scorer by Suryakumar Yadav blasted a 50 off 34-balls included five-fours & two-sixes with strike-rate of 147.05. Shikhar Dhawan cracked a 46 off 36-balls included four-fours & a six, Sanju Samson 27 and Ishan Kishan 24 not out.

Sri Lanka top bowler by Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasaranga both strikes two-wickets and Debutant Chamika Karunaratne - who took one-wicket on his debut T20 international match.

Sri Lanka bundled out for 126 in 18.3 overs with best scorer by Debutant Charith Asalanka - who blasted a 44 off 26-balls on his debut T20 international match - included three-sixes & 3-fours with strike-rate of 169.23, Avishka Fernando 26 and Dasun Shanaka 16.

India top bowler by Bhuvneshwar Kumar registered a 4-wickets for 22-runs, Deepak Chahar prized two-wickets, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya both strikes 1-wickets and Debutant Varun Chakravarthy - who took 1-wicket on his debut T20 international match.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar named Man of the match for his superb bowling performance to picked up 4-wickets for 22-runs in 3.3-overs.
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