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India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2023 Highlights

Watch the highlights of India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2023 - Sri Lanka tour of India 3-match Twenty20 international series of the 1st T20I match played between Sri Lanka and India at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai in 03rd January 2023.

India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2023 Highlights
Shivam Mavi celebrates after taking his maiden wicket © BCCI

Deepak Hooda's power-hitting 41*, Debutant Shivam Mavi's impressive debut four-wickets and Axar Patel's brilliant 31* with he held his nerve to India pulled off a thrilling 2-run victory over Asia Cup Champions Sri Lanka, despite a captain Dasun Shanaka's quick-fire 47 and take a 1-0 lead in a nail-bitter game of the first T20I.

Match Stats :
  • India's 2-run win was their third smallest victory by terms of runs in T20 international and It is their narrowest win against Sri Lanka in T20Is, previous narrowest win by 38-runs at Colombo (RPS) in the last year.
  • India's total of 162 for 5 is the second lowest that they have successfully defended against Sri Lanka in T20 internationals, after eclipsing their lowest was 155 at Pallekelle in 2012.
  • India's 162 was their ninth highest score against Sri Lanka at their home venue in T20 international and It is their fourth highest total at Wankhede Stadium in T20Is.
  • 68* : Deepak Hooda and Axar Patel set up the record sixth-wicket partnership for India against Sri Lanka in T20 international, previously held by the unbeaten 31-run stand between Dinesh Karthik and MS Dhoni at same venue in 2017 and the India's second highest sixth-wicket stand in T20Is.
  • Shivam Mavi's 4 for 22 was the third best bowling figures by an Indian bowler on debut match in T20 internationals.
  • Shivam Mavi's 4 for 22 was the joint third best bowling figures by an Indian bowler against Sri Lanka in T20Is, jointly with Bhuvneshwar Kumar.
  • Sri Lanka's 160 was their ninth lowest score in the completed innings against India in Indian soil in ODIs.

India scored 162-5 in 20 overs with top scorer by Deepak Hooda hammered a unbeaten 41 off 23-balls.

Ishan Kishan cracked a 37 off 29-balls including 3-fours & 2-sixes, Axar Patel blasted a unbeaten 31 off 20-balls included 3-fours & a six with strike rate of 155 and Hardik Pandya hit 29 off 27-balls including 4-fours.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Dhananjaya de Silva, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana and Dilshan Madushanka each took one-wickets.

Sri Lanka scored 160 for all-out in exact 20 overs with top scorer by Dasun Shanaka hammered a 45 off 27-balls including 3-sixes & 3-fours with strike rate of 166.66.

Kusal Mendis struck 28 off 25-balls including 5-fours, Chamika Karunaratne cracked a unbeaten 23 off 16-balls included 2-sixes with strike rate of 143.75.

Wanindu Hasaranga hammered a 21 off 10-balls including 2-sixes & a four with strike rate of 210.

India best bowler by Debutant Shivam Mavi - who claimed a 4-wickets for 22-runs on his debut T20I match, Umran Malik and Harshal Patel both took 2-wickets.

Deepak Hooda named Player of the match for his power-hitting batting performance to smashed a unbeaten 41 off 23-balls including 4-sixes and a four with strike rate of 178.26.

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