Colombo: Team India’s bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar has seen poor performance in the first ODI against Sri Lanka. Bhuvneshwar Kumar conceded 63 runs in this match during the bowling of 9 overs, which included 5 wide balls. Bhuvneshwar Kumar did not get a single wicket in this match. Apart from this, Bhuvi conceded 19 runs in the 50th over of Sri Lanka’s innings.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar looted runs
Bhuvneshwar Kumar was heavily beaten in the first ODI against Sri Lanka. This is the fifth worst performance of Bhuvneshwar Kumar in ODIs. Earlier in 2016 against Australia, he gave 69 runs in eight overs and could not take a single wicket. Bhuvneshwar’s economy was 4.83 during the first 6 overs of the first ODI against Sri Lanka and 11.33 in the last four overs.
Bhuvneshwar’s poor form worries India
Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s poor form is a matter of concern for Team India. With the T20 World Cup to be played in October this year, Bhuvneshwar Kumar’s poor performance can prove to be harmful for him. Team India is considered to be a strong contender for the 2021 T20 World Cup tournament to be held in UAE.
India has crushed Sri Lanka
Let us inform that Team India defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the 3-match ODI series. Batting first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka scored 262 for 9 in 50 overs. In reply, India achieved the target of 263 runs in 36.4 overs. Captain Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten 86. At the same time, Ishan Kishan played an innings of 59 runs. Prithvi Shaw scored 43 runs in 24 balls. The second ODI match will be played on Tuesday 20 July in Colombo.