1st T20I between Sri Lanka and India :
Shikhar Dhawan- led India has registered a thrilling victory against Dasun Shanaka-led Sri Lanka in the 1st T20I between Sri Lanka and India of the three-match series. India beat the host by 38 wickets.
India set the target of 126 runs but Sri Lanka was all out after making 126 runs in 18.3 overs.
Charith Asalanka is the highest scorer for Sri Lanka as he smashed 44 runs in 26 balls with the help of 3 six and 3 fours.
Suryakumar Yadav, being the highest scorer for team India hit fifty in 34 balls with the help of 5 fours and 2 sixes.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar has shown excellent bowling and picked up 4 wickets by giving away 22 runs in 3.3 overs.
Some important stats and records related to 1st T20I between Sri Lanka and India :
Records and stats related to Prithvi Shaw in 1st T20I between Sri Lanka and India :
Prithvi Shaw became the youngest batsman of India to make T20I debut. He played first T20 match of his career at the age of 21 Years and 258 days and surpassed Rohit Sharma, who played first match of the career at the age of 22 Years 37 days.
Prithvi became the youngest Indian batsman to play in all formats of the game. He has surpassed KL Rahul, who played in all three formats of the match at the age of 24 Years and 62 days.
Prithvi Shaw was out on golden duck became the third Indian batsman to out on duck on debut in T20 format. MS Dhoni is first and KL Rahul is the second batsman in this regard.
Prithvi Shaw was dismissed on first ball of the Indian innings and became the third batsman to be dismissed on the first ball of the innings in T20 debut.
Prithvi Shaw became the first Indian opener to be dismissed for a Golden Duck against Sri Lanka in T20 format.
Records and stats related to Charith Asalanka in 1st T20I between Sri Lanka and India:
Charith Asalanka hit the third-highest score on his T20I debut against India. Joint highest score is made by Temba Bavuma and Christiaan Jonker (49 runs).
Score made by Charith Asalanka is the fourth-highest score for Sri Lanka on T20I debut.He smashed 44 runs.
Charith Asalanka hit 3 maximums and it is the highest number of sixes for a debutant against India in T20Is.
Records and stats related to Shikhar Dhawan in 1st T20I between Sri Lanka and India :
Shikhar Dhawan is the oldest Indian cricketer to lead the team for first time in T20 format. He made captaincy debut at the age of 35 years and 232 days. Rohit Sharma played his captaincy debut in T20 format at the age of 30 Years and 234 days while playing against Sri Lanka in 2017.He is the fourth-oldest player among all Full-member countries.
Shikhar Dhawan made his captaincy debut in T20 format after playing 65 T20 matches. Rohit Sharma played 68 matches before making captaincy debut in T20 format.
Records and stats related to Suryakumar Yadav in 1st T20I between Sri Lanka and India :
Suryakumar Yadav has smashed 139 runs in total of three T20I innings and this is the highest runs smashed by an Indian batsman in first 3 T20I innings.
Records and stats related to Yuzvendra Chahal in 1st T20I between Sri Lanka and India :
Yuzvendra Chahal has picked up 26 wickets in T20 format on the land of opposition. He surpassed Jasprit Bumrah who has picked up 25 wickets in T20 format on the land of opposition. .
Records and stats related to Bhuvneshwar Kumar in 1st T20I between Sri Lanka and India :
Bhuvneshwar Kumar achieved second-highest bowling figures among Indian bowlers in Sri Lanka. Ashok Dinda achieved best bowling figures with 4/19 against Sri Lanka in 2012.
While playing this match, Bhuvneshwar Kumar completed 250 international cricket wickets.