Yesterday cricket match prediction: Hooda, Axor and Mavi give India a close victory in the opening of T20I

In a pendulum swinging match, India kept their cool and scored just two runs in their T20I opener against Sri Lanka at Wankhede Stadium. Shivam Mavi takes his 4 his wickets to make a dream debut while Axar Patel and Deepak Hooda take his sixth wicket to an important 68 run unbeaten streak as India bounce back from a point of confusion helped the Axor also made a final rollover and defended 12 runs.

Final Over action and drama

From his last four overs he needed 40 runs and with Dasun Shanaka still on the margin Sri Lanka were definitely in pursuit. Shanaka lifted Umran his malik onto deep square legs, making the ceremony he 34 out of 22. But in the same over he sliced ​​a 155 mph delivery from Umran into extra cover where Yuzvendra Chahal picked up a nice catch. Umran’s slow pace ruined Shanaka’s footwork to some extent.

Despite losing Mahesh Tekshana at the other end, Chamika Karnalatne did not give up. He drew his Harshal Patel with his six in his second over from the end. Hardik Pandya trusted Axar to bowl the last over even though he had an over to bowl himself. Karunaratne landed a 6 from the third ball of the over, reducing the formula to 5 of 3 balls. However, in his mode of run-out he lost two wickets as the visitors added two more runs to his three balls in the final and Sri Lanka fell into a heartbreaking defeat. Karnaratne said that the last ball was somehow in the slot so he would be a depressed man.

Axor, on the other hand, kept his cool by watching the hitters’ feet all the way and throwing several deliveries on the outside of the dull ball. , so it was basically a cat-and-mouse game, but that wasn’t the case. Axar also mixed up the pace nicely and changed angles.

Mavi’s dream debut

A solid foundation for India’s victory was laid by Shivam Mavi with a new ball.Wankederane offers a decent grassy surface so slippery paced bowlers are encouraged to bowl more distance and He took advantage of the conditions by looking for momentum and seam movement.He cast Pathum Nissanka back out from the seam while Danajaya de Silva pulled the top edge out of Sanju Samson. In the meantime, Ksar Mendis and Danajaya each pushed some boundaries, but to his credit Mavi continued bowling and was rewarded. In the third over he beat the seeded Mendiz late. When told to roll over in the 17th, Mavi was another slow one where he removed Maheesh Theekshana.

Shanaka knocks in vain

Meanwhile, Shanaka’s 27-ball 45 ended up on the losing side. The Sri Lankan skipper, Airy, who has played his shot at important points in the past, is Axar, Hershal He beat his sixes in front of Patel and Umran respectively, and with a capable ally in Hasaranga he scored three. I collected borders. The duo not only helped Sri Lanka recover from his shaky 5-68 standings, but added to his 40-run streak in just under four overs to give the team a chance to pursue goals. . Unfortunately for Sri Lanka, none of them were able to put the finishing touches on it.

Axar Hooda duet supports India

Earlier, India were in trouble, going 5 for 94 after taking wickets from Shubman Gir, Sanju Samson, Suryakumar Yadav, Ishan Kishan and Hardik. However, Hooda and Axar revived the Indian innings. Hooda took advantage of all short deliveries from Theekshana and Hasaranga. He also scored a boundary by beating Rajitha’s slower one in the final by 6. Meanwhile, Axar broke 2 boundaries and his 6 boundaries against Dilshan Madhushanka and Rajitha in Flick and Loft. Ultimately, their booth turned out to be groundbreaking.

Brief scores: India 162/5 in 20 overs (Deepak Hooda 41*, Axar Patel 31*; Dhananjaya de Silva 1-6) beat Sri Lanka 160 in 20 overs (Dasun Shanaka 45; Shivam Mavi 4-22) by two runs

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