For the primary time in current historical past, two Team India outfits had been out in the center – one turning out in an ODI in Sri Lanka whereas the opposite in a observe recreation in opposition to County Select XI in Durham. Shikhar Dhawan’s limited-overs facet pulled off a sensation come-from-behind three-wicket win over Sri Lanka in Colombo in the second ODI to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Kohli, who missed the observe recreation as a consequence of damage, together with stand-in skipper followed India’s ODI win from Durham and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) posted a video displaying how members of the workforce in England had been following their countrymates in Lanka.
— BCCI (@BCCI) July 20, 2021
Indian opener Rohit was joined by Hanuma Vihari, Umesh Yadav, Mayank Agarwal, Rahane, Axar Patel and Mohammed Siraj as members of the Indian Test facet had been glued to the laptop computer screens watching India tackle Sri Lanka on the R. Premadasa Stadium. The identical posts had been additionally shared by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Twitter. The ‘Team India watching Team India’ put up quickly grew to become the speak of the city on social media.
Indian pacer Deepak Chahar’s brilliant 69 off 82 balls lifted India from 193/7 and his match-winning partnership with vice-captain Bhuvneshwar Kumar ensured a nail-biting three-wicket win for Dhawan’s side. “That was some performance by team India. Solid grit shown right through @bcci,” Rohit Sharma tweeted after the sport.
“Great win by the boys. From a tough situation to pull it off was an amazing effort. Great to watch. Well done DC and Surya. Tremendous knocks under pressure,” Kohli tweeted.