The first match of the one-day series between India and Sri Lanka is being played at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 262 for nine in 50 overs. Team India need 263 to win. Chamika Karunaratne scored the most runs for Sri Lanka. Captain Dasun Shanaka scored 39 runs. The ongoing match between India and Sri Lanka had to be stopped for a while. The match was halted as a kite landed on the field. By the time the match was over, Sri Lanka had scored more than 150 runs for the loss of 4 wickets. Deepak Chahar gave Sri Lanka two strong shots when the match started again.
Deepak Chahar was the fifth batsman for India by dismissing Charith Asalanka for 38 in 37.2 overs. Chahar then gave India a sixth victory in the 39.3 overs by dismissing Vandendu Hasaranga. Hasaranga departed after scoring 8 runs. Deepak Chahar took two wickets in two consecutive overs. At the same time, his fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar did not get a wicket. They proved to be very expensive. He finished with 63 off 9 overs with no wickets.
Speaking about the match, India allowed both Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav in the match. Two years ago, the two played together for the last time at the 2019 ODI World Cup. Yuzvendra Chahal made the first breakthrough for India today. He made the first breakthrough for India by dismissing Avishka Fernando. Avishka Fernando was dismissed after scoring 32 runs. Avishka Fernando and Minode Bhanuka shared 49 runs for the first wicket.
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Ishaan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav started the one-day match for India. 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. He played his first and last ODI against Australia at Hamilton on March 8, 1990. Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and elected to bat. Bhanuka Rajapaksa made his debut for Sri Lanka.