Champions Trophy Match Peek Review: Sri Lanka vs India
Match: Sri Lanka vs India
Date: 8th June
Ground: Oval, London
Umpires: RA Kettleborough, England and RJ Tucker, Australia
Toss won by: Sri Lanka and decided to field
1st Team Play: India 321 in 50 overs
– Performers: Batsmen – S Dhawan 125, RG Sharma 78, MS Dhoni 63. Bowlers – SL Malinga 2-70
2nd Team Play: 322/3 in 48.4 overs
– Performers: Batsman – BKG Mendis 89, MD Gunathilaka 76. Bowler – B Kumar 1-54, UT Yadav 59, JJ Bumrah 52
Result: Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
Man of Match: BKG Mendis, Sri Lanka
Sri Lanka set the record of successfully chasing the highest run target in the Champions Trophy.
Sri Lanka set a record of successfully completing the ninth 300-plus chase away from home.
D. Gunathilaka included in the match team the evening before made his mark both as a bowler and a batsman (scored 76 runs in 72 balls).
Sri Lanka keep their hopes alive to enter the tournament semi-finals.
Indian captain Kohli says “if a team executes there shots well, you have to sometimes take you hat off and say very well played”
A.D. Mathews, Captain
V. Kohli, Captain
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