Team India started the campaign with happy faces, as they thrashed Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the series opener. India had an upper hand in both the batting as well as bowling department of the match and the debutant Ishan Kishan showcased an amazing performance in the match. So without making any delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the match between India versus Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first and the team had a good start as the opening players Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 33 and 24 respectively. The bowling unit of team India was capable to remove wickets on regular intervals and Chamika Karunaratne was the highest scorer of the batting lineup and Sri Lanka ended their innings at 262 after 50 overs on the board.
India came out with the positive attitude and Prithvi Shaw offered a flying start as he smashed 43 runs from just 24 balls. After that, skipper Shikhar Dhawan and debutant Ishan Kishan showcased attacking performance and both the players hit half-centuries.
As India hammered Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the first one-day international of a series and India reached the target in just 36.4 overs. The second match of the series will be played tomorrow.