In the first T-20 International match, India won by 38 runs with Sri Lanka due to great performance in batting and bowling.
Earlier Sri Lanka won the toss and chose to bat first, thus India first batted and made a challengeable score of 164/5 in 20 overs due to great batted by Surya Kumar Yadav 50 (34), Shikhar Dhawan 46 (36), and Sanju Samson 27 (20). Both Dushmantha Chameera 2/24 (4), and Wanindu Hasranga 2/28 (4) bowled well from the Sri Lanka side.
During chasing, Sri Lanka loses early wickets and lost this match by 38 runs with India due to great bowled by Indian Bowlers including Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4/22 (3.3), and Deepak Chahar 2/24 (3). Charish Asalanka 44 (26), and Avishka Fernando 26 (23) batted well from the Sri Lanka side.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4/22 (3.3), was declared as the Player of the Match from the India side due to his great performance in bowling.