India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I match today: Axar Patel, SKY's fifties in vain as India falls short by 16 runs
India Vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I Match 2023, Scorecard Updates, IND VS SL LIVE Streaming: Valiant fifties by Axar Patel and Suryakumar Yadav weren't enough as India over fell short of Sri Lanka's target of 207 by 16 runs in the second T20I match in Pune on Thursday.
Axar Patel struck 65 off 31 deliveries, and was ably supported by SKY who scored 51 off 36 balls, but India could only muster 190 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 20 overs.
Early today, Indian skipper Hardik Pandya has won the toss and opted to bowl first in the second T20.
Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 206 runs for the loss of 6 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs. For the visitors, skipper Dasun Shanaka and wicket-keeper Kusal scored half centuries.
Shanaka remained not-out for 56, while Mendis scored 52 and was out leg-before off Yuzvendra Chahal's bowling.
For the hosts, pacer Umran Malik picked 3 wickets, while Axar Patel claimed 2 scalps.
Team India will be looking to wrap up the three-match T20 International series in the second match against Sri Lanka.
India beat Lanka by 2 runs in the first match of the Ind vs SL T20 series on Tuesday.
Also Read: India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I 2023: India wins first T20 by 2 runs
In what was a dream debut for Shivam Mavi, the young speedster scalped four wickets with a relentless display of fast-bowling.
Earlier, Indian batsmen managed to set a target of 163 runs for Sri Lanka, courtesy useful 68-run-partnership from Deepak Hooda (41 not out off 23) and Axar Patel (31 not out off 20).
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I 2023: When is IND v SL first T20 match being played?
The India vs vs Sri Lanka second T20 match will be played on Thursday, 5 January, 2023.
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I 2023: Where is IND vs SL first match being played?
The India vs vs Sri Lanka second T20 match will be played at the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune (Maharashtra).
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I Match Time and Toss
Indian T20 skipper Hardik Pandya and Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka will toss the coin at 6.30PM (IST) on Thursday, 5 January.
The India vs vs Sri Lanka second T20 match will start at around 7PM (IST).
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Playing XI
India T20 Playing 11: Hardik Pandya (captain), Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Rahul Tripathi, Deepak Hooda, Axar Patel, Shivam Mavi, Umran Malik, Arshdeep Singh, Yuzvendra Chahal.
Sri Lanka T20 Playing 11: Dasun Shanaka (captain), Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis(w), Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Bhanuka Rajapaksa, Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Where can I watch IND vs SL LIVE on TV? TV channels broadcasting cricket
On TV, the India vs Sri Lanka second T20 match will be telecast LIVE on the Star Sports Network (Star Sports 1, Star Sports 3 and HD channels).
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Where can I watch IND vs SL LIVE Streaming on mobile?
The India vs vs Sri Lanka second T20 match will be live streamed on Disney+ Hotstar app.
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