New Delhi: Team India, playing their first match under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan, defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the first ODI. In this match, all the batsmen of Team India showed a wonderful game. Team India chasing 262 runs won this match by losing just 3 wickets. With this victory, the start of Rahul Dravid, who became the new coach of the team, was also excellent.
Great start from Rahul Dravid
Team India defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets to take a 1-0 lead in the series. With this, the team’s coach Rahul Dravid also opened his account with the victory. As soon as India won this match, people started raising a new demand on social media. People say that now instead of Ravi Shastri, Dravid should be made the coach of Team India. Meanwhile, many types of memes also became fiercely viral.
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First Sri Lanka stopped at 262
If we talk about the match, after the end of 50 overs, Sri Lanka’s team scored 262 runs for the loss of 9 wickets. Indian bowlers have bowled brilliantly in this match and did not give much chance to the Sri Lankan batsmen to settle down. Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Chahar and Yuzvendra Chahal took 2-2 wickets for India. At the same time, Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya took one wicket each.
Then the batsmen did wonders
Team India, chasing the target of 263 runs given by Sri Lanka, showed a great game. Prithvi Shaw, who came out to open, played a quick innings of 43 runs in 24 balls. Apart from this, captain Shikhar Dhawan played an innings of 86 not out. Apart from this, Ishan Kishan scored 59 runs. While Suryakumar Yadav scored 31 not out. With this, India has gone 1-0 ahead in this series.