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India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Highlights: Ishan Kishan, Shikhar Dhawan & SKY lift IND to comfortable win

India vs Sri Lanka, IND vs SL 1st ODI Highlights: For India, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav had a debut to remember.

By: Sports Desk |
Updated: July 18, 2021 11:13:03 pm
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India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Match Highlights: India beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets to win the first ODI in Colombo. Openers Prithvi Shaw, Shikhar Dhawan, and birthday boy Ishan Kishan contributed with the bat as a new-look India made light work of the 263-run chase. India completed the task with 80 balls to spare at the R Premadasa Stadium. Opener Prithvi Shaw smashed 43 off 24 balls while debutant Ishan Kishan hit a blistering 59 in only 42 deliveries to power India. Dhawan played a fine knock of 86, even as his younger partners blazed away.

Earlier, A late flourish helped Sri Lanka post 262/9 after opting to bat in the first One-day International against India on Sunday. Batting at number eight, Chamika Karunaratne top-scored with 43 off 35 balls. Down the order, skipper Dasun Shanaka (39) and Charith Asalanka (38) made useful contributions. For India, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav made their ODI debuts, while Bhanuka Rajapaksa played his maiden 50-over match for Sri Lanka.

India: Shikhar Dhawan(C), Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan(WK), Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav.

Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka(C), Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka(WK), Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Isuru Udana, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan.

Match EndedIndia tour of Sri Lanka, 2021 - 1st ODI

Sri Lanka

262/9 (50.0)


263/3 (36.4)
Match Ended ( Day - 1st ODI )
India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets

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IND vs SL: India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI Highlights

22:22 (IST)18 Jul 2021
WATCH: Shots of the match
22:11 (IST)18 Jul 2021

Captain Shikhar Dhawan hits the winnings runs and powers India to an easy win in the first ODI vs SL. India go 1-0 and grab 10 points in the Super League.

22:06 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Today In this Match:-

•Prithvi Shaw Smashed THREE consecutive 4s.
•Ishan Kishan Smashed THREE consecutive 4s.
•Suryakumar Yadav Smashed THREE consecutive 4s

22:05 (IST)18 Jul 2021
It's raining boundaries!

FOUR! It's raining boundaries in Colombo as Shikhar Dhawan finds the gap on the leg side. Suryakumar Yadav took the attack to Hasaranga and smacked three in his over. Dhawan pulls Dhananjaya de Silva in the next over. Score after 35 overs, IND- 256/3

21:45 (IST)18 Jul 2021

Manish Pandey's short stay at the crease has come to an end as he departs after scoring 28 runs. A rash shot from Manish Pandey ends his disciplined innings! Another debutant SuryaKumar replaces Pandey at the crease. Still looks like an easy win from here on for Team India. IND- 215/3

21:35 (IST)18 Jul 2021
50 run-stand

50 partnership between Dhawan and Manish Pandey. 200 comes up as well for Team India! Being a captain is not easy. You can literally see the difference in the batting approach by Dhawan today. India needs 63 runs to win. 

21:24 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Fifty for Dhawan! Captain's knock!
21:01 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Milestone Alert!
20:56 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Successful Review by Dhawan!


20:54 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Ishan Kishan is OUT!

Ishan Kishan's debut knock of 59 comes to an end. Lakshan Sandakan gets the vital breakthrough for the hosts. Sandakan deserves his wicket, he has bowled well today so far. IND- 143/2 after 17.2 ovs

Highest % of runs through boundaries in a 50+ knock on ODI debut :

79.36 BC Hollioake (ENG)
v AUS 1997
74.57 Ishan Kishan (IND) v SL 2021
72.13 SC Williams (WI)
v IND 1994

20:43 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Fifty on ODI debut!

Ishan Kishan becomes the first Indian to score a fifty on both T20I and ODI debut. Ishan Kishan scores second-fastest 50 on ODI debut. 44 off Ishan Kishan's 55 runs have come in boundaries (8×4, 2×6). Maintained the momentum after Shaw's dismissal.

20:07 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Hat-trick of fours from Kishan

India just lost a wicket and bang, what a start by Ishan Kishan. This is the mentality India needs in their team. Loving the explosive approach from the youngsters, absolutely hammering the Sri Lankan bowlers all over the park. A hat-trick of fours from Kishan. Score after 8 overs, IND- 84/1

19:52 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Prithvi Shaw falls!

A change in bowling works for Sri Lanka! Prithvi Shaw who was looking in incredible touch, falls for 43 from just 24 balls. Birthday boy Ishan Kishan walks in and smashes the first ball for a SIX! WOW! IND- 64/1  

19:44 (IST)18 Jul 2021

Slower delivery on a full-length outside off stump. Shaw gets to the pitch of the ball and eases it past extra cover for another boundary. That's the third one in an over for Shaw and Lankans seem helpless at the moment.


19:42 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Dhawan on the charge

First runs as Team India Skipper for Shikhar Dhawan and it's driven through the covers for Keycap digit four. 5 boundaries in 13 balls now for Shikhar & Shaw. IND- 26/0 after 2.1 overs

19:39 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Shaw - Dhawan partnerships in IPL 2021


19:26 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Time for a late snack!
19:23 (IST)18 Jul 2021
India resume run-chase with Shikhar-Shaw

Prithvi Shaw and Shikhar Dhawan arrive in the middle. Prithvi Shaw is on strike and Dushmantha Chameera will open the attack. Will India chase down the total? Stay tuned and follow the scorecard


18:50 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Innings Break

Karunaratne hits sixes in consecutive balls. SL reach 262/9 in 50 overs! 32 runs in last 2 overs.

Brief scores:  Sri Lanka: 262/9 in 50 overs (Dasun Shanaka 39, Charith Asalanka 38; Chamika Karunaratne 43; Deepak Chahar 2/37, Yuzvendra Chahal 2/52, Kuldeep Yadav 2/48). 

18:43 (IST)18 Jul 2021
Chameera swings hard! Out of the park

A shortish delivery by Hardik Pandya and Chameera swings it away for a boundary. The next one is a short ball from Hardik Pandya and Chameera pulled it away deep into the stands for a maximum. SL- 241/8 in 48.4 ovs


Sri Lanka Squad: Avishka Fernando, Minod Bhanuka(w), Pathum Nissanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Dasun Shanaka(c), Chamika Karunaratne, Akila Dananjaya, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Ishan Jayaratne , Ramesh Mendis, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Charith Asalanka, Asitha Fernando, Ashen Bandara, Praveen Jayawickrama, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Lahiru Udara, Shiran Fernando, Isuru Udana

India Squad: Shikhar Dhawan(c), Prithvi Shaw, Manish Pandey, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan(w), Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Chetan Sakariya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Deepak Chahar, Sanju Samson, Krishnappa Gowtham, Nitish Rana, Navdeep Saini, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Rahul Chahar, Varun Chakravarthy, Devdutt Padikkal

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