India won the second T20 match by 7 wickets with Sri Lanka

In the second T20 match, India won the match by 7 wickets with Sri Lanka due to great performance in batting. After winning the second T20 match, India leads the series by (2-0) in the three T20 match series against Sri Lanka.

Earlier, India won the toss and chose to bowl first thus Sri Lanka first batted and made a huge score of 183/5 (20) due to great innings by Pathum Nissanka 75 (53), Dasun Shanaka 47* (19), and Danushka Gunathilaka 38 (29). Jasprit Bumrah 1/24 (4), Yuzvendra Chahal 1/27 (4), and Bhuvneshwar Kumar 1/36 (4) were good bowling from the Indian side. After this inning, Sri Lanka set a target of 184 runs in 20 overs for India to win the second T20 match.

During chasing, India loses three wickets and easily reached the target 186/3 (17.1) and won the match by 7 wickets due to great innings by Shreyas Iyer 74* (44), Ravindra Jadeja 45* (18), and Sanju Samson 39 (25). Both Lahiru Kumara 2/31 (3), and Dushmantha Chameera 1/39 (3.1) were taking wickets from the Sri Lanka side.

Due to great performance in batting, Shreyas Iyer (IND) 74* (44), was declared as the Player of the Match.

4 Comments Add yours

  1. Doug Thomas says:

    I absolutely don’t understand cricket, but one of the best films I’ve ever seen is “Lagaan”, where villagers beat an oppressive tax imposed on them by ruthless British rulers – this was 1893 – by learning how to play cricket, then playing the arrogant British officer and other soldiers with a bet that they’d be relieved of the tax if the won. Then they won! It was a great story, a lovely, upbeat film. Apparently Indian teams still rule!

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    1. daneelyunus says:

      Thanks for appreciation and reading my post 😊

      Liked by 1 person

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