The first match of the one-day series between India and Sri Lanka took place at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. India defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the first ODI to take a 1-0 lead in the series. India set a target of 263 in 36.4 overs for the loss of three wickets. Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten innings of 86 runs helped India to a total of 86 runs while Ishan Kishan scored 59. With Shikhar Dhawan, India landed the start of Prishavi Shah’s storm. Shah played an explosive innings of 43 off 24 balls. Shah hit 9 boundaries in his innings.
After Prithvi Shah’s explosive innings, people started comparing him to Virender Sehwag on Twitter. Virender Sehwag has played many explosive innings for India as opener. Prithvi Shah started trending on Twitter after her smoky innings. People have likened him to Sehwag and made many tweets. 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.
Playing Sehwag’s style lil bit
Laura’s stance and shot selection
Prithvi Shah for you
But, consistency is important to him. pic.twitter.com/uVt90txOsp
– Punologist ™ (@punology1) July 18, 2021
In one-day internationals since 2002
Most runs in 1st 6 overs for India
48 – Sehwag vs SL (2005)
43 – Prithvi vs. SL (Today) *
38 – Sehwag vs PAK (2011)
36 – Sehwag vs PAK (2005)#INDvsSL
–Shebas (@Shebas_10) July 18, 2021
IND vs. SL: Shikhar Dhawan completes 6000 runs in ODIs, Viv Richards breaks record
Many records have been made in this game. Indian wicketkeeper batsman Ishaan Kishan also scored a record half-century in his debut. Ishaan made this record for his birthday. 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. Shikhar Dhawan has scored 6000 runs in ODIs.