Guwahati: India lost to Sri Lanka by 67 runs in the first ODI played in Guwahati. In response to the huge target of 374 runs escaped by India, the Sri Lankan team scored 306 runs in 8 wickets. Despite the failure of the middle-order batsmen, Dasun Sanka’s brilliant century gave Sri Lanka a strong reply to India. Sanka was unbeaten with 108 runs. Similarly, Orpan’s Prathum Nishanka scored 72 runs and Dhannajay D’Silva scored 47 runs. On behalf of India, Umran Mallik took 3 wickets and Mohammad Siraj 2 wickets. Mohammed Sami, Yazvendra Chahal and Hardik Pandya took one wicket each.
In this match, Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bowl first. On behalf of India, Rohit Sharma scored 83 runs, Shudhaman Gill scored 70 runs, while KL Rahul scored 39 runs and Shreyas Iyer scored 23 runs. Virat Kohli was dismissed for 113 runs. Kasun Rajitha took 3 wickets from Sri Lanka. After this victory, India has taken a 1-0 lead in the 3-match ODI series.
Indian cricket team has created a new record in one-day cricket. India achieved this feat against Sri Lanka. It is the record 9th time India have scored more than 50 in an ODI against Sri Lanka. India has overtaken Australia in this case. Australia have scored more than 350 eight times against India. India, who lost the toss and batted first on the first day, lost 7 wickets and made a huge score of 373 runs. On behalf of India, Virat Kohli has played a century innings of 113 runs, while captain Rohit Sharma has played a useful innings of 83 runs and Shubman Gill has played a useful innings of 70 runs. India have scored more than 350 for the 9th time in ODI cricket. In addition, India has set a new world record in its own name. Earlier, Australia had scored more than 350 on 8 occasions against India.