Sri Lanka vs India 1st ODI 2021 Highlights

Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs India 1st ODI 2021 - India tour of Sri Lanka 3-match One-day international series of the 1st ODI match played between India and Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in 18th July 2021.

Sri Lanka vs India 1st ODI 2021 Highlights
Shikhar Dhawan sports a smile as Ishan Kishan celebrates his half-century on ODI debut © ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images

An superb unbeaten 86 from Shikhar Dhawan, Ishan Kishan's birthday debut half-century and Prithvi Shaw's assault helped to India convincing seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka and take a 1-0 lead in the first One-day international.

Match Stats :
  • Ishan Kishan became the second Indian to make his one-day international debut for India on the same day as his birthday after Gursharan Singh - who played his maiden ODI against Australia in 1990. Singh has played for India in only one Test and ODI.
  • Ishan Kishan became the 16th Indian player to score a half-century or more runs on debut ODI match.
  • Ishan Kishan became the first Indian batsman to score fifty on debut in both ODI and T20I cricket and overall the second player after Rassie van der Dussen.
  • Ishan Kishan blasted a 33-ball second fastest fifty on debut match in One-day internationals after Krunal Pandya.
  • Ishan Kishan's 59 was the highest-score for an Indian wicketkeeper on debut ODI, surpassing the previous record of 55 held by Saba Karim against South Africa at Bloemfontein in 1997 and the eighth-highest-score by a wicketkeeper on debut match in ODIs.
  • Shikhar Dhawan captained India for the first time in his 143th match. He became the 25th player to captain for India in a ODI.
  • 35y 225 days : Shikhar Dhawan became the oldest captain on captaincy debut for India in ODIs, surpassing the previous record of 34y 37 days by Mahinder Amarnath against Pakistan at Sialkot in 1984.
  • Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten 86 was the second highest score by an Indian in his first ODI as captain. The highest was 110 by Sachin Tendulkar against same opponent and same venue in 1996 and also the second-highest score in the chase by an Indian captain on captaincy debut in ODIs after Sachin Tendulkar.
  • 17 Innings : Shikhar Dhawan became the fastest player to reach 1000 ODI runs against Sri Lanka in terms of innings, beating Hashim Amla's record, He took 18 innings to reach this feat.
  • 140 Innings : Shikhar Dhawan became the second fastest Indian player to reach 6000 ODI runs in terms of Innings after Virat Kohli's (136 innings).
  • India's 91 for 1 was their highest-score in powerplay in One-day internationals since 2013, previous best was 83 for 0 against West Indies in 2019.

Sri Lanka scored 262-9 in 50 overs with top scorer by Chamika Karunaratne cracked a unbeaten 43 off 35-balls including 2-fours & a six. 

Dasun Shanaka scored 39 off 50-balls included two-fours & a six, Charith Asalanka hit 38 off 65-balls included a boundary.

Avishka Fernando struck 32 off 35-balls including two-fours & a six, Minod Bhanuka hit 27 off 44-balls including three-fours and Debutant Bhanuka Rajapaksa - who scored 24 off 22-balls on his debut ODI match - with 2-sixes & 2-fours.

India best bowler by Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal each took 2-wickets and one for Krunal Pandya - Hardik Pandya.

India chased 263-3 in 36.4 overs with top scorer by Shikhar Dhawan cracked a unbeaten 86 off 95-balls including 6-fours & a six.

Debutant Ishan Kishan - who hammered a 59 off 42-balls on his debut ODI match - including 8-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 140.47, Prithvi Shaw 43.

Debutant Suryakumar Yadav - who blasted a unbeaten 31 off 20-balls on his debut ODI match - including 5-fours with strike rate of 155 and Manish Pandey 26.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Dhananjaya de Silva took 2-wickets and one for Lakshan Sandakan.

Prithvi Shaw named Player of the match for his match-winning scintillating 43 off 24-balls including 9-fours with strike rate of 179.16.



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