Umran Malik’s sawman leaves Maheesh Theekshana reeling in the 3rd T20I. Clock
Suryakumar YadavHis sublime century, his third in the T20Is, set up a winning streak for India against Sri Lanka in Rajkot on Saturday. Suryakumar hit 112* from just 51 balls as India beat the defending Asian champions by 91 runs in the deciding series at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium. The victory raised India’s unbeaten streak in bilateral T20I matches at home to 11 series. Chasing the mammoth for a total of 229, Sri Lanka was eliminated with 137, with more than three redundancies.
Young Pace, Arshdeep Singh and Umran Malikwho was criticized for bowling a total of seven balls without the ball in the second set, came back strong, sharing five shots to add the finishing touch to this Indian youth team’s perfect day.
Arshdeep won three hits, while Umran once again displayed his incredible speed.
In Sri Lanka’s 16th chase, Umran cleaned up Maheesh Theekshanais going off course with a lightning bolt 146 km/h.
Theekshana backed off when he tried to pull a pull, but Umran’s pace was too fast for him as he missed the ball, on contact, sending him reeling.
#UmranMalik crazy speed#INDvsSL pic.twitter.com/uwXZ2CHoKm
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India beat Suryakumar with an unbeaten record of 112 in 51 deliveries to reach 228/5.
Suryakumar, known as a 360-degree player for his ability to play all over the ground, packed his ton into 45 balls, smashing nine sixs and seven fours in the process.
India’s top stars, including regular captain Rohit Sharma and star batsman Virat kohliwill return with a three-match ODI between the two teams, starting Tuesday, January 10.
(With AFP input)
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