India vs Sri Lanka 1st ODI at Colombo, 18 Jul, 2021

Toss: Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Sri Lanka 262/9 (50)
India 263/3 (36.4)
India won by 7 wickets
Man of the Match: Prithvi Shaw
  • Suryakumar Yadav 31 * (20)
  • Shikhar Dhawan 87 * (96)

Over 9.1 Yuzvendra Chahal tossed up delivery to Avishka Fernando, out Caught by Manish Pandey!!  A tossed up legbreak by the spinner and Avishka chips it straight to the fielder at cover as it comes off the splice of his willow.

Over 16.1 Kuldeep Yadav tossed up delivery to Bhanuka Rajapaksa, out Caught by Dhawan!  Attempts a swat and completely miscues the lofted shot towards mid-on. The ball goes high up in the air, but Dhawan is quick to sprint across from mid-wicket as he takes it perfectly

Over 16.4 Kuldeep Yadav tossed up delivery to Minod Bhanuka, out Caught by Prithvi Shaw!!  A lovely tossed up delivery outside off Bhanuka attempts a drive and gets an outside edge that flies straight to Shaw at slip.

Over 24.4 Krunal Pandya tossed up delivery to Dhananjaya de Silva, out Caught by Bhuvneshwar!! de Silva plays the inside-out loft, hits it much straighter than he'd have liked and picked out the diving long-off fielder to his left. A well-judged catch by Bhuvi.

Over 37.2 Deepak Chahar bowls it short of length to Charith Asalanka, out Caught by Ishan Kishan!! Asalanka rocks back in his crease and attempts a square cut, only to find the outside edge of the left-hander's bat. Kishan completes a regulation catch behind the stumps.

Over 39.3 Deepak Chahar bowls a good length delivery to Wanindu Hasaranga, out Caught by Dhawan!! Hasaranga tries to take on Chahar and pulls this short ball straight to Dhawan at mid-wicket. That's a sharp low catch by the Indian captain.

Over 43.5 Yuzvendra Chahal tossed up delivery to Dasun Shanaka, no run,  out Caught by Hardik Pandya!! Shanaka came down the wicket and lofts it straight to Hardik Pandya at long-on who takes a perfect reverse cup.

Over 46.5: He is Caught. Hardik Pandya to Chamika Karunaratne,

Over 49.6 Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowls a pitched up delivery to PVD Chameera, out Chameera Run Out!! Chameera jams it back to the bowler. They decide to go for the run, but Bhuvneshwar collects the ball and calmly has an underarm direct hit at his end