India took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka. India registered a thrilling three-wicket win in the match played at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Deepak Chahar played a not out innings of 69 runs and snatched the victory from the jaws of Sri Lanka. Team India present in England also enjoyed this victory. Team captain Virat Kohli is very happy with the way Young Team India, who went on a tour of Sri Lanka under the captaincy of Shikhar Dhawan, is playing. After this victory, Virat congratulated Shikhar Dhawan and Co. on the victory through Twitter. Virat especially gave credit to two players for this victory. In his tweet, he described Deepak Chahar and Suryakumar Yadav as the heroes of this victory. India could win this match only on the basis of the half-centuries of both.
Virat wrote on Twitter, ‘The boys registered a great victory. It was a wonderful effort to pull the match out of a difficult situation like this. It was great to watch this match. Well done DC (Deepak Chahar) and Surya (Suryakumar Yadav), under pressure, both played great innings. Suryakumar Yadav scored 53 runs in 44 balls and never let the pressure of the required run rate build on India. India had at one point lost seven wickets for 193 runs, it seemed that Sri Lanka would win this match easily, but after this Deepak along with Bhuvneshwar Kumar gave the team a historic victory. While Bhuvneshwar Kumar played a not out innings of 19 runs off 28 balls, Chahar faced 82 balls and hit seven fours and a six during this match-winning innings.
Virat is currently in England, where Team India has to play a five-match Test series against England from August 4. Team India is currently playing a three-day practice match in England. Virat is not playing in this practice match because he has some stiffness in his back. Team India is playing under the leadership of Rohit Sharma in the practice match. Team India has sent a second class team on the Sri Lanka tour, but the young cricketers have so far impressed a lot with their game. Rohit Sharma has also praised Team India fiercely.
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