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Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I 2021 Highlights

Cricket Highlights - Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I 2021


Watch the highlights of Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I 2021 - India tour of Sri Lanka 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between India and Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo in 25th July 2021.

Sri Lanka vs India 1st T20I 2021 Highlights
Deepak Chahar roars after taking a wicket © SLC

Half-century from Suryakumar Yadav and Shikhar Dhawan's 46 before Bhuvneshwar Kumar's four-for and Deepak Chahar's match-turning two-wickets helped to India comfortable 38-run victory over Sri Lanka, despite a Charith Asalanka's debut assault and take a 1-0 lead in the first T20I.

Match Stats :
  • India's 38-run win was their sixth largest victory by terms of runs against Sri Lanka in T20 internationals.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar's 4 for 22 was his second best bowling performance for India in T20 international and the third best bowling figures by an Indian bowler against Sri Lanka in T20Is.

India scored 164-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Suryakumar Yadav hammered a 50 off 34-balls including 5-fours & 2-sixes with strike rate of 147.05.

Shikhar Dhawan struck 46 off 36-balls including 4-fours & a six, Sanju Samson 27 and Ishan Kishan 24 not out.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Dushmantha Chameera, Wanindu Hasaranga both takes 2-wickets and Debutant Chamika Karunaratne - who took one-wicket on his debut T20I match.

Sri Lanka scored 126 for all-out in 18.3 overs with top scorer by Debutant Charith Asalanka - who hammered a 44 off 26-balls on his debut T20I match - including 3-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 169.23, Avishka Fernando 26 and Dasun Shanaka 16.

India best bowler by Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4-22, Deepak Chahar takes 2-wickets, Krunal Pandya, Hardik Pandya both took one-wickets and Debutant Varun Chakravarthy - who took one-wicket on his debut T20I match.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar named Player of the match for his brilliant bowling performance to claimed a 4-wickets for 22-runs in 3.3-overs.