Team India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the third and final T20 International of the three match T20 series.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat first. Team India managed to restrict Sri Lanka on the score of 146 at the loss of 5 wickets and then chased it with 6 wickets and 19 balls remaining.
Shreyas Iyer was awarded with player of the match award for smashing an amazing match winning half century of 73 runs of 45 balls.
Shreyas Iyer was also awarded with the player of the series award for his consistent batting performance throughout the three matches.
Shreyas Iyer outshines Dasun Shanaka
The sole fighter from Sri Lankan side was Dasun Shanaka who smashed an Crucial half century for his side.
He scored an unbeaten 74 of just 38 balls and helped his side reach a respectable total of 146 runs.
Both Indian openers returned to pavalion after scoring low scores and giving Sri Lanka their first two breakthroughs.
Shreyas Iyer once again came in as the saviour of Team India, a role he was playing throughout the series.
Iyer smashed an amazing match winning half century of 73 runs of 45 balls and helped Team India make a comeback in the match.
He was supported by Deepak Hooda, Venkatesh Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja from the other end as he lead the Indian batting line-up to victory.
Shreyas Iyer smashed three fifties throughout the three matches of the T20 series against Sri Lanka and became the second Indian to do so.
Iyer and Shanaka had almost similar scores but Iyer’s Knock turn out to be match winning for Team India.
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