Strong Indian batting line up has been destroyed by rookie Sri Lankan bowlers. India has all out for just 101 runs in 19.2 overs with Rajitha, a debutante from Sri Lanka took 2 wickets in his very first over in International Cricket. Sri Lanka needs only 102 runs at 5.10 runs per over to win very first T20 match of three match series in India.
Today the first T20 against India Vs Sirilanka is being played at Pune Cricket Stadium. Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to field first. That was a good decision as Indians are crumbling and cant find a way back home. India in deep trouble at the moment, they are at the verge of going down all out against Sirilanka. The wicket was fast, Sirilankan captain made a good decision to bowl first. There were only 40 runs made in the first 10 overs of power play.
Despite the fact that Riana was dropped by MD Gunathilaka, the Indians could not capitalize. MD Gunathilaka made very bad fielding today by Sirilanka. He dropped two catches. Raina was twice dropped at 18 but India could not take advantage from it. They could only manage to score 50 runs in 8.3 overs and 7 were the extra runs. Sharma was out for No score already and Rahane was out for 4 only. Raina made 20 runs, he looked to hit some score with a sixes and a four but could not capitalize.
Yuvraj Singh made ten runs when he started to look dangerous. Just when he hit a six, he got out. The strike rate of Raina was 100 percent. Pandya made 2 runs. In first ten over, the 4 wickets went down. In the 14th over, the Indians were 8 down. Ashwin remained not out so far and he has hit 2 boundaries yet. But the Indian team is playing with a lower run rate of just above 5 which is not going to be enough on earth for them to win this match against the fiery Sirilanka.