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IND vs SL: The Consistency of Shreyas Iyer

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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.

The Consistent Shreyas Iyer

It is a hard thing to defend such a low score against a Indian batting line-up but they have to try their best.

Rohit Sharma and Sanju Samson came to open the Indian innings and chase the target.

Sri Lanka
credit: ICC/twitter

The Indian Opening stand came to an end in the second over itself on the score of 6 runs with the departure of Rohit Sharma on the score of 5 runs.

Sanju Samson and Shreyas Iyer did join 45 runs but failed to took it any further as India lost Sanju Samson in the 7th over on the score of 18 of 12 balls.

Both Indian openers returned to pavalion after scoring low scores and giving Sri Lanka their first two breakthroughs.

Shreyas Iyer
credit: ICC/twitter

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.

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Multi-media Journalist, Nikhil works as a Sub-Editor at The Vocal News. A sports enthusiast, who loves to follow and write about sports - Cricket, Football, Tennis, WWE, and many others. He is also a Movie cum Sports enthusiast and enjoys music. He has done Graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication from Chaudhary Charan Singh University.

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