Colombo: India defeat Sri Lanka in the 1st T20I against Sri Lanka by 10 runs. Suryakumar Yadav played a good innings of 50 runs, while Shikhar Dhawan also provided a steady start to the innings. The way Suryakumar Yadav uses his wrists to play his shots right at the lost moment is extraordinary, and the timing as well – just majestic. Wasim Jaffer. as usual had a cheery take on Surya’s innings. He named Suryakumar Yadav as Mr. 360 – a term usually associated with AB De Villiers for his ability to hit all over the ground.
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— Wasim Jaffer (@WasimJaffer14) July 25, 2021
Jaffer is always poking some fun and beginning a conversation around a topic. Do you think Suryakumar Yadav could be the new Mr. 30 of world cricket? Early days, but a promising start to the batsman’s career. Surya’s crucial innings helped India pose a total of 164 runs. The youngster has played some good innings for India in the ODI series. He continued his good form in the T20I series as well.
India won the match by 38 runs. The victory belonged to the India bowlers as they kept on picking up timely wickets. Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked up 4 wickets and sealed the deal for Indian in the first T20I.
All the bowlers who bowled for India picked at least one wicket. India takes the lead in the series at Premadasa Stadium and will look forward to improving their performances with the bat in the upcoming matches.