India vs. SL Highlights 1st ODI: India Beat Sri Lanka By 7 Wickets to Take 1-0 Lead In The 3-Match Series.

India vs. Sri Lanka first ODI: Under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan, India faced the Lankan Cricketers at the Premadasa Stadium Stadium in Colombo.

The 1st ODI India vs. Sri Lanka match was held on 18 July 2021, where India defeated Dasun Shanka-Led Sri Lanka by seven wickets. Indian team started with their dominance over the game with a lead of 1-0 in the 3-match series.

With the exceptional batting performance by the Indian captain, Dhawan, unbeaten on 86, India easily chased 263 runs and beat them on their home ground. Shikhar Dhawan recorded the second-highest score by an Indian batsman in his maiden ODI innings as captain

The toss was won by the Sri Lankan Captain, Dasun Shanaka, who chose to bat first on the first match of India vs. Sri Lanka ODI 2021. Sri Lanka ended their innings by scoring 262 runs for nine wickets in 50 overs.

The top scorer for Sri Lanka, Chamika Karunaratne, contributed 43 runs to the scoreboard for the team while Deepak Chahar had taken two wickets for 37 runs in the overall match.

Prithvi Shaw, the young and talented Indian Cricketer, won the man of the match for scoring 43 runs in 24 balls at the beginning of the Indian Innings. India tour of Sri Lanka 2021 has already started with an exciting and dominant display by the Indian cricketers.

However, Lankans are all set to clash with the blues in the 2nd ODI match. Twitter is already flooded with fans excited for the ‘Dhawan vs Dasun.’

Reference Resource:

  • https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/india-vs-sri-lanka-live-score-ind-vs-sl-1st-odi-live-cricket-match-today-at-colombo-101626590602013.html
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