Sri Lanka coach Chandika Hathurusingha cut a relaxed figure as the team trained at the R Premadasa Stadium premises yesterday
13 March, 2018, 10:47
But, the wheels fell off with Tharanga's dismissal and Sri Lanka proceeded to lose a further six wickers for 44 runs over the last eight overs to finish with a disappointing 152-9 - Shardul Thakur taking 4-27.
Preview:India will aim to push for a place in the final of the Nidahas Trophy Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket tri-series when they take on Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium on Monday.
But it was not easy as India witnessed a horrendous start to its chase, losing skipper Rohit Sharma (11) and in-form Shikhar Dhawan (8) early. Together, Pandey and Karthik put on 68 runs for the unbeaten fifth wicket as India chased down a rather modest 153-run target set by the home side.
Pandey and Karthick kept the rotating the strike as India needed 30 runs from last four overs.The two remained undefeated as India crossed the mark in 18th over.
India wins the 3rd T20I match of the Nidahas T20I series by 6 wickets. "We just discussed how to execute our plans and it worked out for the better part of the game", Shardul said.
Sri Lanka continued with the strategy of going after the bowlers right from the start - a move which had paid dividends in the first two games.
Sri Lanka's own effort after being sent in to bat was below par.
The 26-year-old added that he dreamt of playing for India but there was not added pressure.
Sri Lanka's charge was then briefly checked as Bangladesh introduced Mehedi Hasan Miraz in the seventh over that went for only three runs.
Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar have been economical and have been repaying Rohit Sharma's faith by picking up crucial wickets as well. But he came on and picked the wicket to stem the run flow.
On the other hand, Sri Lanka would be hoping for an improved show today after they lost to Bangladesh by five wickets on Saturday.
Kusal Mendis provided the chief threat for Sri Lanka, hitting two sixes from the first two deliveries he faced on his way to 55 from 38 balls, his fourth half-century in five innings.
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