Chasing 239 for victory, India off to slow start
September 03, 2017  19:38


India 17-1 (5 ovs) vs Sri Lanka 238 (49.4 ovs) | Scorecard


Malinga strikes! 

Rahane gets a top edge as he tries to play the pull short. He finds the fielder Munaweera, who fumbles the ball before completing the catch. 

India lose their first wicket.

India off to slow start here as neither batsmen has been given a chance to free their arms in the Powerplay.

Fernando continues and nearly has Rohit. He makes the batsman play and that is ever so close! 

He then times the ball to the on side for a couple.

He gets the first boundary as Fernando bowls to his pads and the ball races to the fine leg boundary.

Malinga continues and makes Rahane fish for the ball. Nice shape there. 

He finishes the over with a maiden.

Vishwa Fernando starts well and gives just three runs in his opening over.

India need a gettable 239 runs for victory as Malinga opens the bowling.

Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane open the Indian innings and the former gets off the mark with a couple off Malinga in the opening over. 

There is a big shout as Rahane gets the ball plumb on his front pad. 

Sri Lanka take the review and they lose the review as the ball is shown angling down the leg side. 

He gets off the mark with a single. 

Four runs come off that dramatic opening over.
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