Indian captain Shikhar Dhawan said on Sunday that he was keen to see the striker from the far end watch his youngest pair play with the Sri Lankan bowlers in the first ODI, and said they had “finished 15” in the first game. He managed a 1-0 lead in the three-game series with seven wickets in India with plenty of hosts. “Absolutely, all of our guys, they’ve played before now and they’re very mature and aggressive. The way they play today has been tremendous. And I was very happy with the effort they put in,” Dhawan said of the presentation after the match.
Elected to join, Sri Lanka were limited to 262 for nine, with two holes for Deepak Chahar (2/37) and two holes for Kuldeep Yadav (2/48) and Yuzvendra Chahal (2/52). India surpassed the goal 36.4 times in Dhawan’s 86 win, with debutant Ishan Kishan 59 and opener Prithvi Shaw 43 offensive.
Dhawan praised the spin trio – including Krunal Pandya – for getting his team back into the game.
“We knew the wickets had a bit of a turn, but when (our) tour started on the 10th, they immediately came back to us and took the wickets and made three amazing turns and then our fast boats did a great job,” he added of being the first Indian captain. was southern.
He also said that he enjoyed the battle of Shaw and Kishan from the end of the non-striker.
“When we won, I thought it was really nice to be at the other end and Prithvi went to the first seven overs and then went into Ishan and ODI Cricket I was playing his first ball and I was telling him to stay calm,” he said. joking.
“Today was a great way to play alongside Prithvi and Ishan and they finished the game in the first 15 goals. We were playing around (then),” Dhawan said.
Sri Lankan skipper Dasun Shanaka blamed his failure on his failure, saying they could not keep pace.
“Yes, we actually started very well earlier but it was hanging on a bit, they (the Indian ships) changed the pace very well. So I think our batsmen couldn’t keep up with the pace,” he said.
Shanaka also praised the attack on the Indian player.
“The way the Indian players play, they are very aggressive and the type of cricket they are playing is very good at the moment. We all know how good they are, but our bowlers need to lift our bowling phase,” Shanaka added. The second ODI of the three-game series will be held on July 20th.
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