India defeat Sri Lanka in T20I tri-series, navyamedia

India defeat Sri Lanka in T20I tri-series

290

India defeated hosts Sri Lanka by six wickets in their rain-curtailed third match of the T20I tri-series to go top of the points table.

Indian bowlers Shardul Thakur and Washington Sundar registered their career-best bowling figures of 4/27 and 2/21 respectively in the match.

India will next face Bangladesh tomorrow.

Lokesh Rahul creates T20I history

Lokesh Rahul has become the first Indian and overall tenth batsman to be dismissed hit-wicket in T20I cricket.

Rahul dislodged the bails with his back foot on the bowling of Sri Lankan spinner Jeevan Mendis to be dismissed for 18 (17).

Lala Amarnath and Nayan Mongia were the first Indians to get out hit-wicket in Tests and ODIs respectively.