Daily Mail UK – CUTTACK, India (AP) – India swept to its biggest victory in Twenty20 cricket on Wednesday with a 93-run win over Sri Lanka at the start of their three-match series.

Summary

  • CUTTACK, India (AP) – India swept to its biggest victory in Twenty20 cricket on Wednesday with a 93-run win over Sri Lanka at the start of their three-match series.
  • Sri Lanka was dismissed for just 87 runs in 16 overs after Yuzvendra Chahal (4-23) and Kuldeep Yadav (2-18) combined to wreak havoc with the touring batsmen.
  • But Rahul scored freely and put on 63 runs with Shreyas Iyer (24) for the second wicket, with India crossing the 100 mark in the 13th over.
  • Chahal and Yadav have been wicket-taking options for us of late, and they have delivered for us,” said Rohit Sharma, India’s stand-in skipper.
  • Upul Tharanga managed to reach 23 before being caught behind off Chahal in the fifth over, triggering a batting collapse as India’s leg spinners overcame the heavy dew.


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