New Delhi: In the first ODI match against Sri Lanka, Team India opener Prithvi Shaw created a whirlwind. Prithvi Shaw played a stormy innings of 43 runs in 24 balls, which included 9 fours.
What did Dravid say before the explosive innings?
Prithvi Shaw received the ‘Man of the Match’ award for his innings. Prithvi Shaw was asked after the match what coach Rahul Dravid had told him when he was about to take the field to play an explosive innings against Sri Lanka.
Prithvi Shaw revealed this
Prithvi Shaw has given a good answer on this question. Prithvi Shaw said, ‘Rahul Dravid (Rahul sir) did not say anything. I entered the field with the intention of playing my natural game and waiting for the bad ball. We wanted to stick to the scoreboard and the pitch was very good. The pitch was good in the first innings, but it got better in the second innings.
Prithvi Shaw was hit on the helmet
Prithvi Shaw was hit on the helmet while batting, but after the match he told that all is well. Prithvi Shaw smiled and said that he may have lost his focus after the head injury, but before that he was enjoying his game.
India won the first ODI
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.