New Delhi: Sri Lanka beat India by 4 wickets in the second T20 of the three-match series. With this, the Sri Lankan team has leveled the series 1-1. Today is the third match of the series. It has been seen in this series that Indian batsmen have not been able to hit many fours and sixes.
Big statement of bowling coach
Indian team’s bowling coach Paras Mhambrey says that big boundaries in Sri Lanka are creating a challenge for the Indian batsmen. Mhambrey said, ‘Boundary is not easy which is challenging for Indian batsmen. You need to work for singles and double runs. It is very important to get down here.
Indian batsmen are unable to hit boundaries
India had hit only seven fours in the second T20 match played on Wednesday, out of which five came off the bat of Shikhar Dhawan while Devdutt Padikal hit a four and a six. In the first T20, Indian batsmen had hit 12 boundaries, out of which Dhawan hit four and Suryakumar Yadav hit five. Yadav also hit two sixes. Paras Mhambrey said, ‘Generally there are no big boundaries in India. Especially in IPL you get to see short boundaries. Obviously this is an opportunity for youngsters and spinners.
Sri Lanka level series
Chasing 133 runs given by India, Sri Lanka achieved this target losing 6 wickets in 19.4 overs. At one time it seemed that India could win this match but in the end Sri Lanka won in the last over. Dhananjay de Silva played a match-winning innings of 40 not out for Sri Lanka. Kuldeep Yadav took the maximum two wickets for India.