Rohit, Iyer rally India after early wicketDecember 24, 2017 21:13
India 37-1 (6 ovs) vs SL 135-7 | Scorecard
Change in the bowling as captain Thisara Perera comes into the attack. He starts with a loosener, short and wide as Rohit hammers it powerfully past point for a four.
But Perera makes a good comeback after that boundary, beating Rohit off the next ball with the inswinger which cuts him into half.
Rohit picks a single before Iyer is unable to get any runs from the rest of the over.
Nuwan Pradeep comes into the attack. He tries a short ball which doesn't rise much and Rohit manages to pull it over midwicket for a four.
The next ball is full and on the pads as Rohit clips it square for the same result before taking one.
Iyer drives the fifth ball through the off-side for two runs to get 11 from the over.
India are 37 for one in six overs, with Rohit on 26 from 18 balls and Iyer on six from nine balls. They need another 99 runs from 14 overs for victory.