India vs Sri Lanka Match Overview
India and Sri Lanka plays the third and last T20 of the series which is level at 1-1. Both the teams have shown great character and have played their hearts out and it is time for the final showdown. The third T20 will be played at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium in Vishakhapatnam. The Men in Blue will play in front of the home crowd and will have their support which will give them the right boost in this match. The first game was played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune in which Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets and the second game was played in Ranchi in which India win by 69 runs.
India vs Sri Lanka Scorecard and Highlights
Sri Lanka Innings
Shanaka and Perera has played an important role in the team by saving the team’s goodwill from a very tough situation. Although a very bad performance by Sri Lankan Team. Ashwin proved a big mess for Sri Lanka.
|Sri Lanka innings (20 overs maximum)||R||B|
|N Dickwella†||st †Dhoni b Ashwin||1||2|
|TM Dilshan||lbw b Ashwin||1||2|
|LD Chandimal*||c Pandya b Ashwin||8||9|
|DAS Gunaratne||c Raina b Ashwin||4||12|
|TAM Siriwardana||b Nehra||4||2|
|MD Shanaka||b Jadeja||19||24|
|S Prasanna||run out (Jadeja)||9||7|
|NLTC Perera||c Jadeja b Raina||12||20|
|SMSM Senanayake||c †Dhoni b Raina||8||16|
|PVD Chameera||not out||9||9|
|CRD Fernando||b Bumrah||1||6|
|Extras||(lb 2, w 3, nb 1)||6|
|Total||(all out; 18 overs)||82||(4.55 runs per over)|
India v. Sri Lanka Feilding Highlights
India played out it very well when it comes to fielding. Ashwin, Raina and Jadeja remains in spotlight when it comes to bowling.
Dhawan remains the star performer while counting out the innings of In team. Overall Dhawan have alone proved himself equals to half of the Sri Lankan team during the match. With scoring over 4-4s he have literally made it large.
|India innings (target: 83 runs from 20 overs)||R||B|
|RG Sharma||lbw b Chameera||13|
|S Dhawan||not out||46|
|AM Rahane||not out||22|
|Total||(1 wicket; 13.5 overs)||84|
On the fielding side there was nothing special from the side of SL. SMSM Senanayake and PVD Chameera loose away huge number of scores of the teams.
14th February, 2016
Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Vishakhapatnam, India
We will first look at the stats till now in the series, Dinesh Chandimal has been the top scorer with 66 runs in the two games at a strike rate of 101.54 and Shikhar Dhawan is the second top scorer with 60 runs at a strike rate of 157.89. Ravichandran Ashwin is leading the bowling department with 5 wickets in the 2 games followed by Dushmantha Chameera with four wickets.
The second T20 was played at the JSCA International Stadium Complex in Ranchi where Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bowl. India was able to make 193-6 in the 20 overs with 10 extras. Rohit Sharma made 43 off 36 balls with two fours and one six, Shikhar Dhawan was the pick of the batsmen with 51 off 25 balls with seven fours and two sixes. Rahane made 25, Raina made 30 and Pandya made 27, contributing to the total for India. Thisara Perera was the pick of the bowlers as he took a hat-trick and gave away 33 runs.
Sri Lanka was not able to chase the target as they made 127-9 in 20 overs and lost the game by 69 runs. Kapugedara was the pick of the batsmen as he made 32 off 27 balls, Chandimal made 31 and Milinda made 28 but it wasn’t enough. Ashwin was the pick of the bowlers as he took 3-14 in the 4 overs he bowled.
Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, Ashish Nehra, Suresh Raina, Rohit Sharma, Ravindra Jadeja, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin,Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya
Tillakaratne Dilshan, Chamara Kapugedera, Thisara Perera, Dinesh Chandimal, Sachithra Senanayake,Milinda Siriwardana, Seekkuge Prasanna,Danushka Gunathilaka, Dushmantha Chameera,Dasun Shanaka, Kasun Rajitha
Match Result Prediction
Anything can happen here as both the teams will go for the win.
Catch it Live on
You can watch it live on Star Sports network.