Sri Lanka recover after early wickets
August 27, 2017  15:43

SL 60-2 (16 ovs) vs India | Scorecard

Bhuvneshwar's bouncer trick nearly works as Chandimal goes for the pull but gets a top edge which goes over the wicketkeeper for a four behind the stumps.

He survived a close shout for LBW off the previous shot and Chandimal tries to assert himself off the next ball by looking to play a few shots.

Chandimal goes after a wide delivery but is beaten as India appeal for caught behind but the umpire is unmoved and Kohli doesn't take the DRS.

Spin introduced as leggie Yuzvendra Chahal comes into the attack to bowl the 12th over.

He makes a good start as Thirimanne gets a single off the fifth ball for the only run of the over.

Another change as Hardik Pandya replaces Bumrah, who bowled a splendid first spell of two for nine in five overs, including two maidens.

Two singles from the two balls before Thirimanne flicks a full delivery through midwicket for a four.

In the next over, Chandimal looks to flick Chahal across the line on the leg side but is beaten. There is an appeal for LBW but the umpire turns it down.

Two singles from the over as Sri Lanka bring up their 50 after 14 overs.

Panyda beats Thirimanne outside the off-stump as he goes after a wide delivery and Dhoni to pouch a low take.

The two batsmen looking to deal in singles and twos and build the Sri Lankan innings in the middle overs without taking any undue risks.

At the first drinks break, Sri Lanka recover to 60 for two in 16 overs with Chandimal on 25 and Thirimanne on 14.
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