3rd T20I between Sri Lanka and India :
Sri Lanka registered thrilling victory in third T20I against India. Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets in 3rd T20I between Sri Lanka and India held at R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Thursday, July 29, 2021. With this, Sri Lanka won the series by 2-1.
India won the first match but failed to achieve victory in second and third match of 3rd T20I between Sri Lanka and India.
India won the toss and took the decision of batting first.
India was able to score 81 runs at the loss of 8 wickets.
Sri Lanka chased down the target at the loss of 3 wickets with 33 balls to spare.
Wanindu Hasaranga has bowled in brilliant way and picked up 4 wickets, giving away 9 runs.
Some important stats and records related to 3rd T20I between Sri Lanka and India
It happened for the first time that Sri Lanka registered victory in a bilateral T20I series against India. Before this, India registered victory in 3 out of 4 series and 1 resulted into draw.
Last time it happened in 2008 that Sri Lanka registered victory in bilateral series against India in any format. Sri Lanka achieved victory in 3-match Test series.
India finally lost against Sri Lanka after winning 11 consecutive bilateral series across formats.
In this series, 7 debutants were included in team India and it was joint-highest for India in a bilateral T20I series. Last it happened in 2016 that 7 debutants played in team India against Zimbabwe.
In this series 33 players played in both teams and it is the highest number of players for a bilateral T20I series of three matches.
In the series, 19 players were part of Indian squad and it is highest number for team India in a bilateral T20I series.
Sri Lanka registered victory in a T20I series after losing 5 T20I bilateral series consecutively.
Before this India won six consecutive bilateral series but the chain broke in this match.
India was able to manage the score of only 39 runs in the first 10 overs of their innings. It is the lowest-ever score for the Indian team in T20Is.
India made the score of 81/8 which is third lowest in T20Is.
India made the score of 81/8 which is the second-lowest score total in T20 match among full-member nations.
Records made by Shikhar Dhawan in 3rd T20I between Sri Lanka and India
Shikhar Dhawan is the first Indian captain who was dismissed for a golden duck in a T20 format.
Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed for a duck after a gap of 61 innings. It is second-most for an Indian batsman.MS Dhoni was dismissed for a duck after a gap of 84 innings. Before this, Dhawan was out for a duck in 2014 while playing against West Indies.
Records made by Dushmantha Chameera in 3rd T20I between Sri Lanka and India
Dushmantha Chameera has completed his 14 wickets against India in T20Is and it is highest number of wickets for a pacer.
Records made by Wainindu Hasaranga in 3rd T20I between Sri Lanka and India
Wainindu Hasaranga achieved the best bowling figures against India in a T20 match. He picked up 4 wickets, giving away 9 runs.
Records made by Rahul Chahar in 3rd T20I between Sri Lanka and India
Rahul Chahar picked up 3 wickets and gave away 15 runs. It is second-best bowling figures in T20I by an Indian spinner in Sri Lanka.