After the sensational victory in the first match of the ODI series, India struggled in the second ODI but the sensation batting performance of Deepak Chahar changed the script of the game and sealed the series in Sri Lanka. So without making any further delay let’s dive into the article to check out the complete details of the second match between India versus Sri Lanka.
Once again Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first and they got a steady start in the game. Avishka Fernando, the opening batsman of Sri Lanka made his half century and his partner Minod Bhanuka when it back to the pavilion after scoring 36 runs. After that, Dhananjaya de Silva added 32 while Charith Asalanka scored 65 and Chamika Karunaratne added 44. These contributions helped Sri Lanka to score 275 runs on the board after 50 overs.
In the reply, team India didn’t had a good start as Prithvi Shaw went back to the pavilion after scoring 13 runs and the hero of the last match Ishan Kishan went back after scoring just one run.
Captain Shikhar Dhawan added 29 runs in his account and Manish Pandey 37 runs. After that, Suryakumar Yadav showcased his character and he scored 53 runs in his account but team India was in big trouble as India was at 193 runs with the loss of 7 wickets.
However, the unbeaten 84 runs partnership of Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar helped team India to seal the series and Deepak Chahar scored 69 runs and Deepak Chahar is the highest scorer of the game. India has now sealed the three match series by 2-0 and continuous its record of not losing a single match in One Day International in Sri Lanka since 2012.