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2nd ODI: India aim to stamp authority over Sri Lanka | Cricket News – Times of India


COLOMBO: India’s younger weapons will get one other alternative to flaunt their distinctive expertise and safe a sequence win towards a hapless Sri Lankan outfit within the second ODI right here on Tuesday.
Skipper Shikhar Dhawan was left in full awe on the different finish because the likes of Prithvi Shaw, Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav made batting look ridiculously straightforward within the first ODI on Sunday evening.
In the long term, India need to play extra aggressively within the shorter codecs and the efficiency of the trio served as an ideal template in that context.

Their sensational batting additionally strengthened the may of India’s bench power with ODI debutants Kishan and Yadav bossing the opposition from ball one.
Sri Lanka bowlers additionally made it simpler for the marauding Indian batters who romped dwelling to the win within the thirty seventh over.
India are unlikely to make modifications as they want to pocket the sequence earlier than giving probabilities to different kids within the squad.
The just one feeling the warmth could be Manish Pandey, who laboured to a 40-ball 26 within the sequence opener when others have been at their fluent greatest.

1st ODI: Dhawan, Kishan star as India thrash Sri Lanka

Shaw, in his comeback recreation, performed breathtaking strokes on the off-aspect however missed out on an enormous rating. It is one thing he would really like to appropriate on Tuesday.
It was good to see Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal bowl in tandem after a very long time they usually proved as soon as once more that they carry out higher as a pair.
With spinners bowling the majority of the overs, star all-rounder Hardik Pandya confirmed promise within the 5 overs he bowled.
Seniormost pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar didn’t have the most effective of days however belief him to be again in his components within the subsequent recreation.
It will take a particular effort from the struggling Sri Lankan aspect to pull one again towards the rampaging guests.
The inexperienced staff confirmed it has the expertise to compete with the opposition if not win. Most of the batsmen obtained begins however couldn’t convert. It is one thing they’ll have to repair to check India.
Thanks to Chamika Karunaratne‘s 35-ball 43, Sri Lanka have been ready to cross 250. He feels his staff can frequently rating 300-plus if the batsmen do not squander begins.
“We were trying to play longer innings – even when I was batting with Dasun Shanaka in the 42nd or 43rd over I asked him if I should go for some big shots, but he told me to wait until the 45th over.
“If extra of our batsmen had been ready to bat longer, we may have attacked earlier and gone for a much bigger rating. We do have the power to get to 300 or 350, and hopefully that may occur within the subsequent video games,” said Karunaratne.
The bowlers too need to raise their game significantly to put pressure on the high-quality Indian batsmen.
Both teams might be interested in chasing with the slow pitch playing better in the evening.
Squads:
India: Shikhar Dhawan (captain), Prithvi Shaw, Devdutt Padikkal, Ruturaj Gaikwad, Suryakumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Nitish Rana, Ishan Kishan, Sanju Samson, Hardik Pandya, Krunal Pandya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Varun Chakravarthy, Rahul Chahar, Deepak Chahar, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Chetan Sakariya, Navdeep Saini.
Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka (captain), Dhananjaya De Silva, Avishka Fernando, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Pathum Nissanka, Charith Asalanka, Wanindu Hasaranga, Ashen Bandara, Minod Bhanuka, Lahiru Udara, Ramesh Mendis, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Lakshan Sandakan, Akila Dananjaya, Shiran Fernando, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Ishan Jayaratne, Praveen Jayawickrama, Asitha Fernando, Kasun Rajitha, Lahiru Kumara, Isuru Udana.
Match begins 3 PM IST.



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