Dharamshala: Sri Lanka defeated hosts India by 7 wickets in a one-off match in the first one-day match played at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium on Sunday. With this, he has taken a 1-0 lead in the three ODIs.
Sri Lanka, under the leadership of Suranga Lakmal, bowled the hosts’ strong batting lineup on 112 for the best performance of their bowlers. This easy target was achieved by Sri Lanka losing three wickets in 20.4 overs.
For Sri Lanka, Upul Tharanga scored the highest score of 49 runs. Angelo Mathews scored 25 and Niroshon Dickwella scored 26. Both are not unbeaten For India, Jaspreet Bumrah, Hardik Pandya and Bhuvneshwar Kumar took one wicket each.
Earlier, After losing the Toss, India batted first and lost seven wickets at one time, but after that, Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored 65 runs and saved India out of the minimum score of one-day history.