IND vs SL: Records tumble as Deepak Chahar hands India win in 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka

IND vs SL: Records tumble as Deepak Chahar hands India win in 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka
IND vs SL: Records tumble as Deepak Chahar hands India win in 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka

IND vs SL: Records tumble as Deepak Chahar hands India win in 2nd ODI against Sri Lanka – Riding on a superb fifty by bowler Deepak Chahar Team India won the second ODI of the three-match series against Sri Lanka by three wickets here at the R.Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on Tuesday. Many records tumble as India bounced back from 160-6 to 277-7 in the second game. Chahar and India vice-captain Bhuwaneshwar Kumar stitched a brilliant fifty partnership to help their side cross the line. (India tour of Sri Lanka)

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We at Indsidesport will take you through top records that were broken in the second ODI between India and Sri Lanka.

India tour of Sri Lanka

Deepak Chahar at number 8

Deepak Chahar batting at number 8 scored an outstanding knock of 69 runs which is the second-highest batting at that number against Sri Lanka.

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India’s dominance over Sri Lanka

This was India’s 9th consecutive series win against Sri Lanka in ODI cricket. Which is the second-highest by any team against any particular side. Pakistan have defeated Zimbabwe 11 times while India have thrashed West Indies 10 times on the trot in ODI series.

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Chahar and Kumar’s partnership

The outstanding partnership of 84 between Chahar and Kumar is the 2nd highest for the 8th wicket for India in ODIs. Interestingly Bhvneshwar was part of the highest ever partnership by India at that position. He alongside MS Dhoni scored 100* runs not out against Sri Lanka in 2017.

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India’s lower order shine

India’s No.7 and the batters below him scored 123 runs in this match, which is the second-highest runs scored in ODI. Earlier in 2002 against Zimbabwe India scored 129 runs with the help of lower order.

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India’s love affair with Sri Lanka

India have defeated Sri Lanka 93 times, most by any side against any opponent in ODI cricket. Australia have defeated New Zealand 92 times while Pakistan have also thrashed Sri Lanka 92 times.