India pulled off a snug 91-run victory over Sri Lanka within the third and remaining T20I match on Saturday. After posting an enormous complete of 228/5, to the courtesy of Suryakumar Yadav‘s unbeaten 112-run knock, the hosts shone with the ball and bundled out Sri Lanka for 137. With this win, the Hardik Pandya-led facet claimed the three-match T20I sequence 2-1. In your complete sequence, pacer Umran Malik turned out to be actually spectacular, leaving everybody awestruck together with his blistering tempo.
Umran, who donned the nationwide jersey after giving an distinctive efficiency in IPL 2022 with Sunrisers Hyderabad, claimed a complete of seven wickets within the three-match sequence towards Sri Lanka. Former India batter Wasim Jaffer praised the 23-year-old cricketer and acknowledged that he has proven nice enchancment since IPL and has labored on his line and size as nicely.
“I thought he has improved considerably. Since I saw him in the IPL, I thought he will always be expensive in this format because he doesn’t have too many variations or slower balls. When you bowl at 145-150 clicks, sometimes you have to beat the batters with the lack of pace as well,” mentioned Jaffer on ESPNCricinfo.
“Something that comes with tempo, goes out of the bottom, because the batters are sensible sufficient to make use of that tempo. However his line and lengths have improved significantly. He is additionally bought that wicket-taking capability. He has been costly within the video games, however he has picked up essential wickets. So, he has proven appreciable enhancements since I noticed him within the IPL,” he added.
Coming to the match, Suryakumar displayed his unmatched superiority but once more within the shortest format with a scintillating hundred as India outplayed Sri Lanka by 91 runs within the third T20I to safe a memorable sequence win in Rajkot on Saturday.
Surya struck a sensational 112 not out off 51 balls for his third T20I century and fired India to an imposing 228 for 5, making the job simpler for his bowlers. He toyed with the Sri Lankan bowlers all through, hitting fours and maximums at will and in his trademark method all throughout the bottom to notch his third century within the format.
The Indian bowlers then dominated as they skittled Sri Lanka for 137 to assert the sequence 2-1.
(With PTI Inputs)
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