Kasun Rajitha, Dushmantha Chameera and Dasun Shanaka - Sri Lanka's lean crease knocking down some pins work power - happened upon an altogether astonishing green Pune deck, and twisted up conveying their group a shockingly exhaustive triumph. The three quicks took eight wickets for 59 between them, to clear India out for 101. Sri Lanka's unpracticed batsmen were infrequently quiet in interest, however did all around ok to get to the objective with five wickets close by and two overs to save.
Chameera had given looks at his penetrative potential amid the late voyage through New Zealand, yet Rajitha and Shanaka had gone unheralded until today. On the off chance that Binura Fernando - the left-arm snappy - had not harmed a hamstring in front of this match, Rajitha won't not have appeared. Rather, he asserted two wickets in a tone-setting first over and completed with 3 for 29. Shanaka is in the group to a great extent for his batting, yet knocked down some pins enchantment conveyances through the center overs, removing Suresh Raina's leg stump with an in-scoop, and bobbing MS Dhoni second ball. He took 3 for 16.
Straight from Australian run-excesses, India's course to thrashing was cleared with over-desire. Indeed, even after the pitch had substantiated itself zesty, big cheeses kept on being endeavored. Edges continued being gathered. Wickets kept on tumbling. The utmost stand of their innings was between R Ashwin and Ashish Nehra, who put on 28 for the 8th wicket. Without Ashwin's 31 not out, their aggregate may have been more like 80.
Sri Lanka's innings seemed, by all accounts, to be heading in the same course at 23 for 2 in the fifth over, however Dinesh Chandimal and Chamara Kapugedera consolidated for 39 strain calming runs. Three late wickets fell, however the objective was so little, even this scratchy batting execution was more than sufficient. The triumph returns Sri Lanka on top of the ICC T20 rankings.
It was Rajitha who first put the flame in a youthful Sri Lanka group. Scarcely knew about before he took five wickets in a visit match against the Indians in August a year ago, he conveyed an impeccable first universal over, seaming the ball strongly far from right-handers, and producing fine pace and convey. His first wicket came next ball. The length conveyance ceased a little on Rohit Sharma, who hit aeronautically down the ground. Chameera moved opposite mid-off to help a stick-thin quick playing sibling out, jumping feet off the ground to pocket that catch. Plainly energized by that scalp, Rajitha over the over with a seaming short ball at Ajinkya Rahane, who’s driving edge took to a propelling spread.
He had a catch dropped off Raina's inside edge in the middle of, yet Rajitha soon had a third wicket, in the fifth over. At that point Shanaka assumed control, rocking the bowling alley slower, yet pretty much as precisely. The Raina-Dhoni twofold blow in his first over put India at 51 for 5. It likewise multiplied Shanaka's wicket-count in all T20s. He had played in 26 matches before this, and was called upon to bowl in under a quarter of those amusements.
Chameera pained the center request with crude pace until Ashwin picked India off the floor with a sensible methodology and magnificent timing. He burnt Chameera through the leg side for four 1st ball, however to a great extent anticipated the awful conveyances to play his big cheeses. At last, Ashwin just came up short on accomplices - Nehra succumbing to Chameera's pace and Jasprit Bumrah running himself out, in the nineteenth over.
Nehra released Sri Lanka's openers, who were likewise blameworthy of endeavoring an excess of limits while the ball was all the while zooming around. Chandimal and Kapugedera were streaky however savvy, searching for singles and twos, with the required rate constantly under a run-a-ball. Chandimal top-scored with 35, Kapugedera hit 25.
MS Dhoni depended on twist through the center overs, and the moderate bowlers did uproot Kapugedara, Chandimal and, later, Shanaka. Be that as it may, Sri Lanka had stacked their side with allrounders once more, and batted profound. Milinda Siriwardana was available to apply the complete the process of, hitting 21 not out from 14. R.Ashwin was the best of India's bowlers too, getting 2 for 13 from his three overs