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India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I, Live Cricket Match Score: Quick Wickets Aid Indias Comeback As Sri Lanka Chase 165

SL vs IND T20I Live: Krunal Pandya got the opening breakthrough for India.© AFP

Bowlers brought India back in the game after they removed Sri Lanka’s top three while defending a total of 164 runs in the first T20I at Colombo. Krunal Pandya got the opening breakthrough for India as he dismissed Minod Bhanuka early. Sri Lanka bowlers were on top in the first innings after they restricted India to a decent total of 164 runs. Suryakumar Yadav scored his second T20I fifty and that helped India to accelerate the score in the middle overs. India captain Shikhar Dhawan was also looking good before he got dismissed on 46. Dushmantha Chameera got the best bowling figures for Sri Lanka as he got 2 wickets in 4 overs and gave just 24 runs. Wanindu Hasaranga also got two wickets for just 28 runs. While chasing, it will be a tough challenge. (LIVE SCORECARD)

1st T20I Live, Sri Lanka vs India From R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

  • 22:40 (IST)


    Chahal to Asalanaka, FOUR sweep shot. Asalanka in the rebuilding process.

  • 22:38 (IST)

    Indian Bowlers Dominated First 10 Overs!

    Indian bowlers have dominated the first half of the Sri Lanka’s 165-run chase.

    Sri Lanka 64/3 in 10 overs.

  • 22:35 (IST)


    Hardik Pandya to Asalanka, SIX cracking shot.

  • 22:26 (IST)


    Bhuvneshwar Kumar this time. Avishka Fernando departs after getting a good start.

    Sri Lanka 50/3 in 7.1 overs.

  • 22:23 (IST)


    Chahal to Dhananjaya de Silva, OUT bowled him. Excellent spin bowling from Chahal.

    Sri Lanka 48/2 in 6.2 overs, need 117 runs to win.

  • 22:15 (IST)

    Good Start!

    Sri Lanka off to a good start.

    Boundary from the last ball of the fifth over.

    Sri Lanka 44/1 after 5 overs.

  • 22:07 (IST)

    OUT! Minod Bhanuka c Suryakumar Yadav b Krunal Pandya 10 (7)

    A flat delivery by Krunal, outside off. Bhanuka sends it directly to Krunal in the circle, and its taken easily at cover!

  • 22:04 (IST)


    A full delivery by Chahar, down leg side. Bhanuka directs it to fine leg, where it goes past a sliding Krunal for a four!

  • 22:00 (IST)


    A poor delivery by Chahar, and Bhanuka scoops it towards long leg for a four!

  • 21:58 (IST)

    One run

    An inswinger by Bhuvneshwar, and Bhanuka gets a thick outside edge to third man. One run.

  • 21:57 (IST)


    An outswinger by Bhuvneshwar, and Fernando gets an edge. It flies over the slip for a four!

  • 21:56 (IST)

    The action resumes!

    Sri Lanka come to start their chase, and the target set by India is 165.

  • 21:40 (IST)

    Sri Lanka Need 165 Runs To Win!

    Excellent effort from Sri Lankan bowlers. No one would have thought this would be the result after Dhawan and Samson got 50 runs from the first six overs. 

    India 164/5 in 20 overs

    Sri Lanka need 165 runs to win.

  • 21:37 (IST)

    Last Over!

    India 155/5 in 19 overs.

    Can they go past 170?

    All eyes on Ishan Kishan.

  • 21:35 (IST)


    Chameera to Hardik, OUT caught behind

    India 5 down, 153/5

  • 21:33 (IST)


    Chameera to Kishan, In the air and dropped.

  • 21:32 (IST)

    150 Up!

    2 runs! good ball from Chameera, YORKER and this is what Sri Lanka need now.

    150 up for India.

  • 21:30 (IST)

    Last 2 Overs Left!

    India 147/4 in 18 overs.

    Sri Lanka bowlers have not given enough chances to Indian batters in the death overs.

  • 21:28 (IST)


    Udana to Kishan, SIX. Ball was in the slot and brilliant shot.

  • 21:24 (IST)


    Chameera to Kishan, FOUR, nicely played to the off side.

    India 135/4 in 16.4 overs.

  • 21:18 (IST)


    Hasaranga to Suryakumar, OUT, falls just after he completed his half-century.

    India 127/4 in 15.2 overs. Second wicket for Hasaranga.

  • 21:16 (IST)

    50 Up For Surya!

    Hasaranga to Suryakumar, SIX and what a way to bring up his fifty.

  • 21:13 (IST)


    Karunaratne to Suryakumar, SIX! What a shot from Suryakumar.

  • 21:12 (IST)

    Hardik At Number 5!

    Hardik Pandya comes in the middle.

  • 21:11 (IST)


    Karunaratne to Dhawan, OUT good catch from  Ashen Bandara

    India 113/3 in 14.1 overs.

  • 21:06 (IST)


    Udana to Suryakumar, FOUR sweeps from outside off stump.

    India 109/2 in 13.1 overs.

  • 21:01 (IST)

    100 Up For India!

    Dhananjaya to Dhawan, FOUR straight down the ground.

    100 up for India.

  • 20:59 (IST)


    Dhananjaya to Dhawan, SIX to the long-on.

  • 20:54 (IST)


    Trademark Suryakumar Yadav shot, scoops it and it’s a FOUR. Good execution from Surya.

  • 20:53 (IST)

    Yadav-Dhawan In Rebuild!

    Suryakumar Yadav and Shikhar Dhawan are in rebuilding process after India lost two wicket early.

    India 78/2 in 10 overs.

  • 20:47 (IST)


    Hasaranga to Suryakumar, FOUR cuts it to the off side and another FOUR of the over.

  • 20:45 (IST)


    Hasaranga to Suryakumar, FOUR good use of the wrist

    India 63/2 in 8.1 overs

  • 20:36 (IST)


    Hasaranga to Samson, OUT lbw. Googly from Hasaranga and Samson failed to pick it up.

    India 51/2 in 6.1 overs

  • 20:34 (IST)

    50 Up!

    After losing Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan and Sanju Samson gave a good start in the powerplay.

    India 51/1 after 6 overs.

  • 20:32 (IST)


    Dhananjaya to Samson, FOUR good shot to the covers.

  • 20:31 (IST)


    Dhananjaya to Samson, SIX. Ohh!! what a shot from Samson stepped up and gone for the big shot. 

  • 20:21 (IST)


    Another FOUR from Dhawan. to the leg side this time.

    India 28/1 in 3.4 overs.

  • 20:20 (IST)


    Akila to Dhawan, FOUR, from the first ball of the over.

  • 20:15 (IST)


    Another FOUR, Samson this time. 

  • 20:14 (IST)


    Karunaratne to Dhawan, FOUR, good shot towards the cover. A trademark Shikhar Dhawan shot.

    India 12/1 after 2 overs.

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