SL defeated India to raise its first T20 WC title
SL defeated Ind : It was on today, seven years in the past, when Sri Lanka managed to defeat MS Dhoni-India to raise its first T20 World Cup title.
The match was performed on the Shere Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka. Sri Lanka gained the toss and opted to bowl first within the match. Put into bat, India misplaced its first wicket of Ajinkya Rahane (3) within the second over of the innings. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli then retrieved the innings for the facet because the duo placed on 60 runs for the second wicket. Rohit (29) misplaced his wicket within the eleventh over as Rangana Herath despatched him again to the pavilion.
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Yuvraj Singh then got here out to bat, however he was unable to attain runs at a brisk strike charge. Yuvraj performed a knock of 11 runs from 21 balls and this resulted in India’s run-rate falling drastically. After the match bought over, Yuvraj was severely criticised for his 11-run knock of 21 balls.
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Kohli went on to play a knock of 77 runs, however India was restricted to only 130/4 within the allotted twenty overs. Chasing 131 for the win, Sri Lanka discovered itself 41/2 as Kusal Perera (5) and Tillakaratne Dilshan (18) had been despatched again to the pavilion.
Sri Lanka discovered itself in a spot of hassle at 78/4 as Mahela Jayawardene (24) and Lahiru Thirimanne (7) had been dismissed. However, ultimately, Kumar Sangakkara and Thisara Perera ensured that Sri Lanka does undergo from any extra hiccups and the duo took the facet to its first T20 World Cup title win.
Sangakkara and Perera remained unbeaten on 52 and 23 respectively. The subsequent T20 World Cup title is slated to be performed later this 12 months in India