India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live: India Beat Sri Lanka by 7 Wickets, Birthday Boy Ishaan Scored 59 in Debut ODI

India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live

India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Live India defeated by 7 wickets in the first ODI played in Colombo. Birthday boy Ishan Kishan’s 59 runs off 42 balls and Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten 86 off 95 balls helped Team India achieve the target of 263 runs in the 37th over. This was Dhawan’s 33rd fifty. At the same time, he also completed 6000 runs in ODIs. While this was Ishaan’s debut ODI.

Ishaan hit 8 fours and 2 sixes in his innings. He shared an 85-run partnership with Dhawan for the second wicket. He was caught by Laksh Sandakan at the hands of wicketkeeper Minod Bhanuka.

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Fifty of Dhawan as Captain

Dhawan is the 5th Indian batsman to score 50+ runs in his first ODI as captain. Before him, Ajit Wadekar (1975), Ravi Shastri (1986), Sachin Tendulkar (1997), Ajay Jadeja (1998) have done this.

Shikhar Dhawan 4th Fastest Batsman

Dhawan made a record of making 6 thousand as soon as he scored 23 runs. Dhawan made this record in 140 innings. He is at number four in terms of completing the fastest 6 thousand runs. In this case, former South African opener Hashim Amla is at number one. Amla had completed 6 thousand runs in 123 ODI innings. India’s Virat Kohli is at number two.

Ishaan Kishan Name Record

Ishaan holds the record for the second fastest fifty (33 balls) on debut in ODIs. India’s Krunal Pandya is at number one. He made a fifty off 26 balls on his ODI debut against England. Ishan also became the 16th Indian batsman to score 50+ in his debut ODI. Ishaan is the second Indian batsman to hit a fifty on debut in both T20 and ODI formats. Earlier this record was in the name of Robin Uthappa.

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Prithvi Shaw Played a Brilliant Innings

Earlier, Prithvi Shaw gave India a quick start. He was dismissed for 43 runs in 24 balls. Shaw made an opening partnership of 58 runs with Dhawan. He was caught by Dhananjay de Silva at the hands of Avishka Fernando.

Strong innings from Karunaratne and Chameera

Batting first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka scored 262 for 9 in 50 overs. The Sri Lankan team looked under pressure in front of India’s Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal and Deepak Chahar. All three took 2-2 wickets. Captain Dasun Shanaka scored 39 runs and Charith Aslanka scored 38 runs.

Chamika Karunaratne batted very well in the end. He remained not out on 43 runs off 35 balls. Sri Lankan team added 52 runs in the last 5 overs and lost 2 wickets. Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya also took 1-1 wickets. India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI.

Chahal and Kuldeep Together After 2 Years

Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav are handling the spin in this match. Both are together in Team India after almost 2 years. Earlier, the last time Chahal and Kuldeep played together in the 2019 World Cup against England at Edgbaston.

Team India has landed on the field in ODIs after 114 days. The last ODI India played was against England in March. Whereas Sri Lanka’s team recently played a series of 3 ODIs against England. Both the teams are playing ODI series among themselves after almost 4 years.

Both Team Playing XI

India: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Prithvi Shaw, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Ishan Kishan (wicketkeeper), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Deepak Chahar, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (captain), Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka (wicketkeeper), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Aslanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isru Udana, Dushmantha Chamira, Lakshan Sandakan.

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