Kusal Perera blasted the second fastest fifty (22 balls) by a Sri Lankan player in T20s as home team beat India by five wickets in the opening game of the Nidahas Trophy tri-nations series.
Chasing 175, Perera's 66 runs from 37 balls provided the impetus that they needed at the top. Thisara Perera provided a rapid-fire finish with 22 runs from 10 balls to seal the win.
Earlier, Shikhar Dhawan’s brilliant 90 off 49 balls powered India to 174/5.
Sri Lanka 175 for 5 (Kusal Perera 66, Sundar 2-28) beat India 174 for 5 (Dhawan 90, Chameera 2-32) by five wickets.
Matches Tagged in ClipDex2018 Nidahas T20 No 1
Series Tagged in ClipDex2018 Nidahas Tri Nations ...
Players Tagged in ClipDexUnadkat, Jaidev D Sundar, Washington Perera, Thissara NLC Perera, M D Kusal Janith Shankar, Vijay Sharma, Rohit G Mendis, B Kusal G Thakur, Shardul N Gunathilaka, M Danushka Shanaka, M Dasun Karthik, K K Dinesh Chahal, Yuzvendra S Chandimal, Dinesh Dhawan, Shikhar
Grounds Tagged in ClipDexRPS (Kettarama)
Categories Tagged in ClipDexLimited Overs (ODI & T20)