Sri Lanka wins big as Indian batting crumbles without Kohli
Sri Lanka rapid bowler Suranga Lakmal led an impressed p.c. assault to an emphatic seven-wicket win over India in the first one-day global in Dharamsala on Sunday. Lakmal again career-perfect ODI figures of four-thirteen to lend a hand dismiss India for simply 112 with Sri Lanka attaining the target in 20.four overs and taking a 1-0 lead in the 3-match series. The visitors lost two early wickets in their chase prior to opening batsman Upul Tharanga made a forty six-ball 49 to assist his workforce end a 12-fit losing streak.
Tharanga who misplaced his ODI captaincy to Thisara Perera ahead of the collection was once denied his fifty through Hardik Pandya who had the left-handed batsman stuck at first slip. Angelo Mathews 25 not out and Niroshan Dickwella on 26 then steered their team house for a win savoured via the guests after losing the three-Check collection 1-zero last week.% spearhead Lakmal arrange victory for the islanders after Perera won the toss and elected to bowl first on the picturesque flooring overlooking the Himalayas. The lanky pacer rattled the Indian batting right through his prolonged spell of 10 overs as India collapsed to 29-7 earlier than Mahendra Singh Dhoni fought back with a gritty 65 to take the whole previous 100.