Sri Lanka vs India 2nd ODI 1985 Article

Read the article of Sri Lanka vs India 2nd ODI 1985 - India tour of Sri Lanka 3-match one-day international series of the 2nd ODI match played between India and Sri Lanka at P Saravanamuttu Stadium, Colombo in 21st September 1985.

Ranjan Madugale's aggression half-century, Vinothen John's two key wickets and fielders backed up their seam bowlers as Sri Lanka narrow 14-run victory over India, despite a Dilip Vengsarkar's fighting half-century - Sunil Gavaskar's unbeaten 36 and level the series with 1-1 in a rain-shortened 28-overs-a-side game of the second ODI.

* Sri Lanka beat India by 14 runs in the second one-day international at Colombo to draw level the series with 1-1 in the three-match series, After rain had shortened play by two hours Sri Lanka made 171-5 in the alloted 28 overs and India, from the same number of overs, could only muster 157-4.

Sri Lanka scored 171-5 in 28 overs with top scorer by Ranjan Madugale hammered a unbeaten 50 off 39-balls.

Roy Dias struck 27 off 23-balls including 3-fours, Ravi Ratnayeke scored a unbeaten 26 off 35-balls included a boundary, Aravinda de Silva hit 24 off 25-balls with one-six & a four and Duleep Mendis 20.

India best bowler by Ravi Shastri, Kapil Dev, Gopal Sharma and Roger Binny each took one-wickets.

India scored 157-4 in 28 overs with top scorer by Dilip Vengsarkar cracked a 50 off 46-balls including 5-fours.

Sunil Gavaskar scored a unbeaten 36 off 34-balls including 3-fours, Mohammad Azharuddin hit 26 off 30-balls included 2-fours and Ravi Shastri hit 25 off 32-balls with 3-fours.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Vinothen John took 2-wickets and one for Roger Wijesuriya.

Ranjan Madugale named Player of the match for his superb unbeaten 50 off 39-balls including 3-sixes & 2-fours with strike rate of 128.20.



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