India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I, Live Cricket Match Score: Wanindu Hasaranga Strikes To Remove Samson After India Reach 50 | Cricket News


SL vs IND T20I Live: Hasaranga gave the second breakthrough to Sri Lanka in the first T20I against India.© AFP

Suryakumar Yadav and Shikhar Dhawan are in the middle as they look to rebuild after Sri Lanka dismissed Prithvi Shaw and Sanju Samson in the first seven overs of the first T20I match at Colombo. Both teams have debutants in this match. Charith Asalanka and Chamika Karunaratne are making their T20I debuts for Sri Lanka, while from India, opener Prithvi Shaw and leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy have got their T20I caps. Indian team, full of youngsters, has dominated the Sri Lanka side in the ODI series. While for Sri Lanka it will be a tough challenge again as the three of the top four batsmen who played in the last T20I series against England are missing from the squad. But all eyes will be on in-form Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa. (LIVE SCORECARD)

1st T20I Live, Sri Lanka vs India From R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

  • 20:47 (IST)


    Hasaranga to Suryakumar, FOUR cuts it to the off side and another FOUR of the over.

  • 20:45 (IST)


    Hasaranga to Suryakumar, FOUR good use of the wrist

    India 63/2 in 8.1 overs

  • 20:36 (IST)


    Hasaranga to Samson, OUT lbw. Googly from Hasaranga and Samson failed to pick it up.

    India 51/2 in 6.1 overs

  • 20:34 (IST)

    50 Up!

    After losing Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan and Sanju Samson gave a good start in the powerplay.

    India 51/1 after 6 overs.

  • 20:32 (IST)


    Dhananjaya to Samson, FOUR good shot to the covers.

  • 20:31 (IST)


    Dhananjaya to Samson, SIX. Ohh!! what a shot from Samson stepped up and gone for the big shot. 

  • 20:21 (IST)


    Another FOUR from Dhawan. to the leg side this time.

    India 28/1 in 3.4 overs.

  • 20:20 (IST)


    Akila to Dhawan, FOUR, from the first ball of the over.

  • 20:15 (IST)


    Another FOUR, Samson this time. 

  • 20:14 (IST)


    Karunaratne to Dhawan, FOUR, good shot towards the cover. A trademark Shikhar Dhawan shot.

    India 12/1 after 2 overs.

  • 20:07 (IST)

    Brilliant Start From Sri Lanka!

    What a start from the home team! Dushmantha Chameera got Prithvi Shaw on the first ball of the match.

    India 4/1 after 1st over.

  • 20:03 (IST)

    OUT First Ball!

    Chameera to Shaw, OUT, WICKET on the first ball. Caught behind, good swing bowling from Dushmantha Chameera.

    India 0/1 in 0.1 overs

  • 20:01 (IST)

    Sri Lanka Playing XI!

    Two debutants for Sri Lanka as well. Charith Asalanka and Chamika Karunaratne are making their T20I debut for Sri Lanka.

  • 20:00 (IST)

    India Playing XI!

    Prithvi Shaw and Varun Chakravarthy are making their T20I debut.

  • 19:32 (IST)

    Sri Lanka Win Toss, Elect To Bowl!

    Sri Lanka have won the toss and elected to bowl first.

  • 19:14 (IST)

    Hello and Welcome!

    Hello and welcome to the live blog of the 1st T20I match between India and Sri Lanka at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. India have already clinched the ODI series 2-1 and now they will aim to do well and continue their winning form in the T20I series as well. While Sri Lanka have a lot to do with both bat and ball after a complete failure in the ODI series apart from the last match. All eyes will be on Avishka Fernando who was Sri Lanka’s top performer in the ODI series.

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