India emerged victorious against Sri Lanka with 91 runs in the T20I match hosted by Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot. Suryakumar Yadav who emerged as the player of the match hit abrillaint century for India and minted 228 runs against Sri Lanka in the third and final T20 International on Saturday. Suryakumar individually scored an excellent 112 runs off 51 balls.
India chose to won the toss and chose to bat however it kicked off at fading pace with an early wicket of Ishan Kishan (1) but gradually Shubman Gill (46), Rahul Tripathi (35) and Suryakmar took hold of the situation and harnessed the game on their favor.
Indian squad: Ishan Kishan (wk), Shubman Gill, Suryakumar Yadav, Rahul Tripathi, Deepak Hooda, Hardik Pandya (capt), Axar Patel, Umran Malik, Shivam Mavi, Yuzvendra Chahal, Arshdeep Singh
Sri Lankan squad: Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis (wk), Avishka Fernando, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka (capt), Wanindu Hasaranga, Chamika Karunaratne, Maheesh Theekshana, Kasun Rajitha, Dilshan Madushanka.
While Axar Patel was awarded as the player of the series. Rahul Tripathi could face only 16 balls which included five fours and two sixes. However, Suryakumar’s stellar performance saved the stance for India, his momentum was dynamic with smashing seven fours and nine sixes.