India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets with the help of Shikhar Dhawan’s unbeaten 86 runs in 95 balls and Ishan Kishan’s 59 runs in just 42 balls. Shikhar Dhawan, who is captaining Team India for the first time, started India’s innings with Prithvi Shaw. Shaw gave the team a strong start by scoring 42 runs in 24 balls.
After Shaw’s dismissal came Ishan Kishan, who got a chance to make his ODI debut for Team India on his birthday. Making his first ODI memorable, Kishan played a daring inning of 59 runs with the captain.
Manish Pandey, who came after Ishaan, contributed 26 runs. After Pandey, Surya Kumar Yadav came, he also got the ODI cap of Team India today. Kumar played an unbeaten 31 runs with the captain and led the team to a 7-wicket victory.
Earlier Sri Lanka won the toss and decided to bat first. Kuldeep, Chahar, and Yuzvendra took 2-2 wickets and reduced the opposition team to 262/9
Prithvi Shaw was awarded man of the match. The second match of the three-match series will be played on 20th