New Delhi: Fast bowlers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Deepak Chahar bowled brilliantly as India beat Sri Lanka by 38 runs in the first T20I to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series. Batting first after losing the toss, Suryakumar Yadav scored 164 for five in 20 overs on the basis of 50 runs off 34 balls with the help of five fours and two sixes. Chasing the target, Sri Lanka’s team was all out after scoring 126 runs in 18.3 overs.
Blown color of Rahul Dravid’s face
There was a moment in this match when Team India coach Rahul Dravid’s face got discolored after Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed after playing a bad shot. Suryakumar Yadav was dismissed after scoring 50 runs in 34 balls. As soon as Suryakumar handed the catch to substitute fielder Ramesh Mendis off Sri Lankan spinner Hasranga, coach Rahul Dravid’s face was visibly disappointed.
— Maqbool (@im_maqbool) July 25, 2021
video going viral
The video of Rahul Dravid’s surprising reaction is becoming fiercely viral on social media. Sri Lankan spinner Hasaranga trapped Suryakumar in his spin net and he played a bad shot. For this reason Rahul Dravid gave this strange reaction.
Bhuvneshwar created havoc
Bhuvneshwar Kumar took 4 wickets for 22 runs in 3.3 overs in this match. Bhuvneshwar got the player of the match award for his superb bowling. Deepak Chahar took 2 wickets for 24 runs in 3 overs in this match. Yuzvendra Chahal may have taken only one wicket in this match, but he bowled very tightly. Yuzvendra Chahal took 1 wicket for 19 runs in 4 overs at an economy rate of 4.80. Yuzvendra Chahal’s stingy bowling put pressure on Sri Lanka.