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Pandya's attack boosts India

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August 13, 2017 12:02




India 456-9 (116 ovs) vs SL | Scorecard

With just one wicket left, no holding back for Pandya as he looks to get as many as possible.

He slog sweeps Pushpakumara over midwicket for a four and then hammers the next ball straight down the ground for the same result.

Pandya continues his assault as he comes down again and smashes the spinner back over his head for a six.

Pushpakumara looking clueless as Pandya charges him yet again and blasts it straight down the ground for another six. 20 runs from four balls of the over as India go past the 450-run mark, in the 116th over.

He makes it a hat-trick of sixes as he carts Pushpakumara over long-on for a huge six to race to 83 from 69 balls.

He is unable to steal a single from the last ball but India made hay as Pandya smashed Pushpakumara for 26 runs in the over, the most runs scored by an Indian batsman in Test cricket.