The first match of the ODI series between India and Sri Lanka is taking place at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Indian wicketkeeper batsman Ishaan Kishan scored a record half-century in his debut. Ishaan made this record for his birthday. He started his innings with a six. Ishaan scored his half-century in 33 balls. This time he hit 8 boundaries and 2 sixes. He is the second fastest fifty-second player in ODIs.
Krunal Pandya holds the record for the fastest fifty in ODI debut. In his ODI debut, Krunal scored a half-century in 26 balls. Krunal Pandya scored 58 off 31 balls in his first ODI match. He hit 7 boundaries and two sixes in his explosive innings. Krunal Pandya made this record against England in March this year. Ishaan Kishan is the second Indian cricketer to make his ODI debut on his birthday. Gursharan Singh, an Indian cricketer who debuted on his birthday before Kishan. Ishaan Kishan’s T20 debut is also fifty. He scored 56 in his T20 debut and was awarded the Man of the Match award.
What a debut!
Ishaan Kishan hit 50 off 33 balls – second fastest player in ODI debut#SLvIND
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Speaking of the match, Sri Lanka batted first and scored 262 for 9 in 50 overs. Chamika Karunaratne scored the most runs for Sri Lanka. Captain Dasun Shanaka scored 39 runs. Team India’s Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each. Yuvvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav once again played together in this match for India. Two years ago, the two played together for the last time at the 2019 ODI World Cup. Suryakumar Yadav has made his debut in this one-day match. Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and elected to bat. Bhanuka Rajapaksa made his debut for Sri Lanka.