Iyer run out for 30, India lose 3rd wkt
December 24, 2017  21:53

India 87-3 (14 ovs) vs SL 135-7 | Scorecard

Chameera comes back from the other end, he also bowled an excellent first spell of two overs.

Pandey takes one from the first ball before Iyer turns the next ball square on the leg side for two runs before the pacer sends down a wide.

Chameera then bowls a good outswinger as Iyer is beaten in his attempt to run it down to thirdman.

Iyer picks one on the leg side before Chameera tries the short but ends up bowling a leg side wide.

Pandey then slaps a short wide ball through the covers and is forced to run for the second by his partner who is running to the danger end and they complete the two runs easily followed by a single off the last ball.

Dananjaya comes back into the attack as Sri Lanka strike with the wicket of Iyer, to put India under more pressure.

Pandey hits the second ball straight back as Dananjaya gets his hands on it before it goes on to hit the stumps at the non-striker's end with Iyer well out of his crease.

Iyer is run out for 30 as India lose their third wicket, in the 14th over.

Hardik Pandya promoted to No. 5 as India look for a few boundaries to make their way back in the contest.

Two singles off the next two balls before Pandey hammers one straight down the ground as the fielder at long-on ends up deflecting it over the ropes to give away a four.

India are 87 for three in 14 overs, needing 49 from six overs for victory.
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