India vs Sri Lanka second T20I: Sri Lanka won by 16 runs. Sri Lanka made 206 with a loss of 6 wickets.
Two players of Sri Lanka made fifties Dasun Shanaka and Kusal Mendis. Their heroism made Sri Lanka in a commanding position and they made it to 206/6. India won the toss and asked to bat first. The openers Mendis (53) and Pathum Nissanka (33) shared an 80-run partnership for the first wicket. Sri Lanka then lost momentum as Indian bowlers, led by Umran Malik (3/48), picked a few wickets. However, skipper Dasun Shanaka (56 not out) and Charith Asalanka (37) managed to take their side over the 200-run mark.
India has a bad start, they lose too many wickets with 100 runs. The heroic of Axar Patel 65 (31) Suryakumar Yadav 51 (36), and Shivam Mavi 26 (15 were not enough. They lose by 16 runs margin.
Now Both India and Sri Lanka are 1 and 1. The series is now open and it will decide in the third match which will play on 7th Jan 2023, Saturday.
India XI: Hardik Pandya (capt), Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Rahul Tripathi, Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Arshdeep Singh.
Sri Lankan Team
Sri Lanka XI: Dasun Shanaka (capt), Pathun Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Hasaranga de Silva, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha and Dilshan Madushanka
Batting Highlight by Sri Lanka
- Dasun Shanaka 56 (22) not out
- Kusal Mendis 52(31)
- Charith Asalanka 37 (19)
Bowling Highlight by India
- Umran Malik 3 for 48 in 4 overs
- Axar Patel 2 for 24 in 4 overs
- Yuzvedra Chahal 1 for 30 in 4 overs
India Batting Highlight
- Axar Patel 65 (31)
- Suryakumar Yadav 51 (36)
- Shivam Mavi 26 (15)
Sri Lanka Bowling Highlight
- Dasun Shanaka 2 for 4 in 1 over
- Kasun Rajitha 2 for 22 in 4 overs
- Dilshan Madushanka 2 for 45 in 4 overs
Sri Lanka 206/6 in 20 overs and India 198/8 in 20 overs. India Vs Sri Lanka Second T20I Result: Sri Lanka won the match by 16 runs
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