India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I Highlights: Virat Kohli, KL Rahul Shine As India Beat Sri Lanka By 7 Wickets
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.
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
- 22:24 (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.
- 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.