India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I Highlights: Virat Kohli, KL Rahul Shine As India Beat Sri Lanka By 7 Wickets

Updated:07 January 2020 22:34 IST

Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: KL Rahul and Virat Kohli guided India to a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second T20I to take 1-0 lead.

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I Highlights: Virat Kohli, KL Rahul Shine As India Beat Sri Lanka By 7 Wickets
IND vs SL T20I Highlights: Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 30 off 17 balls. © AFP

KL Rahul and Virat Kohli fired India to a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second T20I in Indore on Tuesday. With this win India have taken an unassailable 1-0 lead in the three-match series after the first match was abandoned without a ball bowled in Guwahati. Chasing 143 to win, two Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul got the hosts off to a solid start, adding 71 runs for the opening wicket. After their departure, Shreyas Iyer and Virat Kohli joined hands in the middle and took India close to target, stitching a 51-run partnership for the third wicket. When Iyer departed in the 18th over, there was not much left in the game and skipper Kohli finished things off in style with a glorious six over long leg. Earlier, the Indian bowlers put up a spirited performances and restricted Sri Lanka to a below par total of 142/9. Shardul Thakur picked three, while Navdeep Saini and Kuldeep Yadav claimed two wickets apiece. For Sri Lanka, their openers Avishka Fernando and Danushka Gunathilaka got their side off to a solid start but Indian bowlers bounced back and removed them in quick succession. (SCORECARD)

Highlights Between India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I, straight from Holkar Cricket Stadium, Indore

  • 22:26 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Till next time... Goodbye!

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  • 22:24 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    India take unassailable 1-0 lead in three-match series!

    With this win India have taken an unassailable 1-0 lead in the three-match series after the first match was abandoned without a ball bowled in Guwahati. 
  • 22:11 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Six! India win by 7 wickets!

    Virat Kohli finishes the game in style with a glorious six over long leg. He remains unbeaten on 30 off 17 balls and India win by seven wickets. 
  • 22:08 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Iyer departs for 34!

    Lahiru Kumara removes Shreyas Iyer with a short ball as he tried to play a glorious shot but was in no control whatsoever.
  • 22:06 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    1000 runs for Kohli as T20I captain!

    Virat Kohli takes a single and he completes his 1000 T20I runs as a captain.
  • 22:04 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    SIX!

    Malinga goes short and Virat Kohli clears the long leg fence and collects his first six. 
  • 22:03 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Four!

    Laisth Malings errs in his line and Virat Kohli makes most of it as he guides it towards fine leg to begin the over with a boundary.
  • 22:01 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Six!

    Wanindu Hasaranga ends his spell with an expensive 17 run over. Shreyas Iyer lofted it over long-on and it went almost on the roof of the stadium.
  • 22:00 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Four!

    Shreyas Iyer is in hurry to finish the match as he drives Wanindu Hasaranga's length ball towrads long-off and collects another boundary.
  • 21:59 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Four!

    Wanindu Hasaranga bowls full and Shreyas Iyer lofts it over bowler's head and ball crosses the fence after one bounce.
  • 21:56 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    100 up for India!

    Virat Kohli takes a single and brings up 100 on the board for India.
  • 21:52 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Four!

    Shreyas Iyer lofts the ball over Lahiru Kumara's head and collects a cracking boundary straight down the ground.
  • 21:50 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Sri Lanka struggling with bowling options!

    Sri Lanka are one bowler short at the moment as Isuru Udana has walked off the field after picking up an injury while fielding.
  • 21:48 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    India 93/2 after 13 overs!

    Shreyas Iyer taps the ball towards short third man and takes a single to take India's total of 93/2 at the end of 13 overs. Malinga gave away five runs -- all singles -- in the over.
  • 21:47 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Malinga back in to attack!

    India have two new batsmen at the crease and Sri Lanka skipper Lasith Malinga has brought himself back into the attack.
  • 21:44 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Kohli walks into bat!

    Virat Kohli comes in to bat at No. 4 after the departure of opener Shikhar Dhawan.
  • 21:42 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Sri Lanka take review.. Dhawan departs!

    Wanindu Hasaranga bowls a full ball, Shikhar Dhawan goes for a sweep and it hits him on the front pad. The only doubt is whether it pitched in line or not. The on-field umpire thinks otherwise but Malinga has gone for the review. The replay shows it did indeed pitch in line and Sri Lanka get their second wicket. Dhawan departs after scoring 32 runs.
  • 21:38 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Four!

    Dasun Shanaka bangs in short and Shikhar Dhawan pulls it with great control along the ground and the ball races towards the backward square leg fence.
  • 21:33 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Iyer walks in to bat!

    Shreyas Iyer is the next batsman in for India at No. 3 ahead of skipper Virat Kohli.
  • 21:31 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Wanindu Hasaranga gives Sri Lanka breakthrough, removes KL Rahul!

    Wanindu Hasaranga saw KL Rahul charging and bowled a googly. KL Rahul missed the line and the ball clipped his off stump. He fell five short of his fifty.
  • 21:29 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Misfield costs four!

    Shikhar Dhawan plays it straight to mid-off where Lasith Malinga missed it completely and it raced away to the fence.
  • 21:21 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Good over from Dasun Shanaka!

    Dasun Shanaka bowled a quiet over for Sri Lanka as he gave only five runs in the seventh over of the innings.
  • 21:17 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Sloppy from Dhananjaya de Silva!

    Dhananjaya de Silva' poor fielding effort in his own follow through allows Kl Rahul to end the over with a single.
  • 21:14 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    50 up for India!

    KL rahul plays the ball straight past the bowler and takes a single, bringing up 50 runs for India.
  • 21:12 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Four!

    KL Rahul decides to go aerial and executes it to perfection, clears the infield on the off side and collects second boundary of the over.
  • 21:10 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Four!

    KL Rahul goes deep inside his crease and launches a backfoot drive and it also goes it the gap and races away to the fence.
  • 21:07 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Four!

    Another lovely shot from KL Rahul gives him four more runs. Dhananjaya de Silva's delivery was turning in to him and he found the gap between cover and mid-off to perfection.
  • 21:03 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    India 28 for no loss after three!

    Malinga finishes his second over and India are 28 for no loss after three overs.  
  • 21:01 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Another boundary!

    Another beautiful shot from KL Rahul goes in the gap, the fielder fails to keep it in despite a diving effort and gives Rahul four more runs.
  • 21:00 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Terrific cover drive!

    KL Rahul allows the ball to come in to him and drives it through cover and it races away to the fence. This was the perfect example of a copy book cover drive.
  • 20:57 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Four!

    Lahiru Kumara bowls straight and KL Rahul uses his wrists and flicks it behind square for his first boundary.
  • 20:55 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Overthrow gifts India their first boundary!

    Shikhar Dhawan taps the ball towards mid-off and steals a quick single. The fielder throws the ball and it beats the fielder backing up and races away to the fence.
  • 20:51 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Dhawan opens his account!

    Shikhar Dhawan plays the slower ball from Maling with soft hands behind backward point and comes back for two runs.
  • 20:50 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Malinga fires in a yorker!

    Shikhar Dhawan ready to face his first delivery after the injury. Malinga fires in a yorker and Dhawan does well to get his bat on it. 
  • 20:48 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    KL Rahul takes guard

    Malinga steams in for the first ball, and it's a single
  • 20:47 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Players are out in the middle!

    Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul have walked out to open. Lasith Malinga will bowl the first over
  • 20:38 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Sri Lanka score 142/9!

    Wanindu Hasaranga provided Sri Lanka momentum towards the end as he smashed three consecutive boundaries off Jasprit Bumrah's bowling. Despite that, India will be the more happier side of the two as they restricted them to a below par total of 142/9.
  • 20:36 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Bumrah to bowl last over!

    Jasprit Bumrah will bowl the last over with Hasaranga on strike. Will Sri Lanka bundle or will the batsman be able to add few more runs to his team's tally.
  • 20:33 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Malinga departs first ball!

    Lasith Malinga departs for a golden duck as Shardul Thakur picks three in one over.
  • 20:31 (IST)Jan 07, 2020

    Thakur makes it two!

    Shardul Thakur bowls a knuckle ball which proved too much for Isuru Udana and he hit it straight to Navdeep Saini fielding at covers.
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