The Daily Star – Bangladesh – Indian bowlers continued to torment the Sri Lankan batsmen as the hosts set themselves up for a series whitewash by restricting the visitors to a modest 135 for seven in the third and final Twenty20 cricket International, here today.

Summary

  • Indian bowlers continued to torment the Sri Lankan batsmen as the hosts set themselves up for a series whitewash by restricting the visitors to a modest 135 for seven in the third and final Twenty20 cricket International, here today.
  • Asela Gunaratne was the only batsman, who applied himself well and played a slow but crucial 36-run knock that took Sri Lanka past the 100-run mark.
  • Jaydev Unadkat, who generated a lot of pace in his first spell, was the most outstanding bowler with impressive figures of 4-0-15-2.
  • Sundar erred slightly in his length, allowing Gunaratne to pull the ball away for a much-needed boundary.
  • In a three-over spell, Sundar conceded 18 runs while Unadkat gave away only seven runs in his impressive two-over spell as Sri Lanka managed 37 runs in Powerplay.


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