Workforce India began chasing the goal. Shikhar Dhawan and Prithvi Shaw (43) added 58 runs for the primary wicket in 5.3 overs. Prithvi hit 9 fours within the innings. After this, Ishan Kishan (59), who landed, proved himself by scoring a half-century within the debut ODI. He confronted 42 balls. Hit 8 fours and a couple of sixes. He added 85 runs in 74 balls for the second wicket with Dhawan.
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Dhawan laid the inspiration for victory by sharing three half-centuries
Workforce India’s senior participant Shikhar Dhawan batted fastidiously. He made a half-century partnership with all three Prithvi, Ishaan and Manish Pandey. Manish Pandey acquired out after scoring 26 runs. He added 72 runs with Dhawan. Suryakumar Yadav, who made his ODI debut, remained unbeaten on 31. On this approach the staff received the match by 7 wickets. Dhawan scored an unbeaten 86 off 95 balls. Hit 6 fours and 1 six. Dhawan is the sixth Indian to attain a half-century within the first match as captain. With this, 6 thousand runs had been additionally accomplished in his ODI. Prithvi Shaw was the participant of the match.
The batsman at quantity 8 scored essentially the most runs
Earlier, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka received the toss and elected to bat. Avishka Fernando (32) and Minod Bhanuka (27) placed on 49 runs for the primary wicket in 9.1 overs. Leg spinner Yuzvendra Chahal gave the primary blow to the hosts by dismissing Avishka on his first ball. After this, Bhanuka Rajapakse (24) confirmed good palms and scored 24 runs in 22 balls. He was making his ODI debut. However Kuldeep gave a giant blow to Sri Lanka by dismissing Rajapaksa and Bhanukar in a single over. Captain Shanaka got here out to bat at quantity 39 and Chamika Karunaratne scored the best 43 not out. Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal and Deepak Chahar took two wickets every for India.