India (199/2) beat Sri Lanka (137/6) by 62 runs, take 1-0 lead in three-match series.This was also India’s longest winning streak in T20Is which has now gone up to 10 matches.
Ishan Kishan gave a glimpse of his enormous talent with a 56-ball-89 before the bowlers joined the party in India’s clinical 62-run demolition of Sri Lanka in the first T20I to take a 1-0 lead in the three-game series on Thursday.
Young Ishan Kishan was unstoppable at the top as he blasted a blistering 56-ball 89, while Shreyas Iyer provided the late charge with an unbeaten 57 as India racked up a massive 199 for 2.
The Indian bowlers, led by Bhuveshwar Kumar (2/9 in 2 overs) and Venkatesh Iyer (2/36), Yuzvendra Chahal (1/11) and Ravindra Jadeja (1/28) also claimed one wicket each.
then provided the finishing touch, limiting Sri Lanka to 137 for 6 in 20 overs.