INDvsSL- India drub past SL by 78 runs in series decider

January 11, 2020

CricketT20 International Match

  • Shikhar Dhawan silenced his critics, KL Rahul sizzled and the trio of fast bowlers were intimidating in India’s lopsided 78-run victory over Sri Lanka in the third T20 International on Friday, sealing the series 2-0.
  • India were sent into bat by Sri Lanka captain Lasith Malinga but on a flat track, the hosts managed an above-par 201/6, largely due to Dhawan (52 off 36 balls) and Rahul’s (54 off 36 balls) opening stand of 97 in little less than 11 overs.
  • Shardul Thakur (21 not out off 8 balls) used his long handle to a good effect and Manish Pandey (31 off 18 balls) hardly showed any rustiness, adding 37 runs in final 2.2 overs to take the score past 200-run mark.

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