India win by 62 runs, take 1-0 lead in T20I against Sri Lanka

By Piyush

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India resumed their impressive T20I run as they pushed past Sri Lanka by 62 runs in the first T20I at the Ekana Sports Stadium on Thursday.

The Rohit Sharma-led squad looked confident versus Sri Lankan side and augmented 1-0 in the three-match series.

Following being put to bat first, India found themselves in a ruling situation. They started well with a 111-run opening stand between Rohit Sharma and Ishan Kishan. Shreyas Iyer assisted with an extra force at the end to take India’s total to a magnificent 199 runs.

Concerning, Sri Lanka inched to 137 for six and went down without a tough competition. Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Venkatesh Iyer took two wickets each whilst Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravindra Jadeja also grabbed a wicket each.

With this win, India have now recorded their 10th consecutive T20I win.

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