Rohit falls for 27, India lose 2nd wicket
December 24, 2017  21:31

India 56-2 (10 ovs) vs SL 135-7 | Scorecard

The young duo of Iyer and Manish Pandey looking to keep the scoreboard ticking with ones and twos. Four singles off the first four balls before Pradeep bowls a cracking incoming delivery which beats Pandey all ends up.

The ball clips his pads and goes over the stumps beating wicketkeeper Dickwella and gives India four leg byes.

Shanaka follows it up with another good over, his second in succession to build up the pressure on the Indians.

Two runs from the first two balls before he bowls three dot balls to Iyer, who looks keen to break through with a few fours as he tries a slog on the leg side but misses. He then runs the last ball to thirdman for a single to bring up India's 50 in the ninth over.

Perera comes back into the attack. Iyer steers the first ball through the point region for two runs before he mishits the next over the bowler's head for another couple of runs.

He picks another single on the off-side and Pandey picks one from the last ball.

India have not been able to break free as they reach 56 for two in 10 overs, needing another 80 runs from the last 10 overs for victory.
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