Colombo: India suffered a 1-2 defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka in the three-match T20I series. India won the first T20 match, after which Sri Lanka leveled the T20 series 1-1 by winning the second T20 match. Team India had to win the last T20 match on Thursday to win the series, but India’s batsmen were scattered like cards.
Inzamam commented on Team India
After restricting India to 81 runs in the third and final T20I, the hosts got the runs they needed to win in 14.3 overs for the loss of three wickets. Team India got a humiliating defeat, but former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq’s comment on Team India won the hearts of Indian fans.
Team India lacked players
Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq said on his YouTube channel, ‘The Indian team was battling Corona. Apart from Krunal Pandya, 8 players were not available for the match. He had the option to leave the match, but he played the match. This shows that this team is not afraid of defeat.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar bats at No.6
Inzamam-ul-Haq said, ‘If you are not afraid of defeat, then victory itself comes to you. He relied on the players who were with him. Bhuvneshwar Kumar batted at number 6 because only 5 batsmen were present in the team.
it was a brave decision
Inzamam said, ‘Team India showed a great game and gave a tough fight to Sri Lanka. I would like to give credit for this to Rahul Dravid. Losing and winning is part of the game, but I would say that it was a brave decision to play the match despite the lack of players.
Embarrassing defeat for Team India
Let us tell you that in the third and last T20 match, Sri Lanka defeated the Indian team by 7 wickets. With this the host team won the series 2-1. India had earlier defeated the hosts 2-1 in the three-match ODI series. The hosts equalized that defeat. India took a 1-0 lead after winning the first match by 38 runs, but the hosts leveled the series by winning the second match by four wickets. After restricting India to 81 runs in the third and final T20I, the hosts got the runs they needed to win in 14.3 overs for the loss of three wickets.