Sri Lanka vs India: On the basis of the excellent performance of the bowlers, India won the R. Sri Lanka were restricted to 262 runs in the first ODI match being played at Premadas Stadium. Batting first after winning the toss, Sri Lanka scored 262 for nine in 50 overs. For Sri Lanka, Chamika Karunaratne scored 43 not out off 35 balls with the help of one four and two sixes. On the other hand, Deepak Chahar, Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets each for India, while Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya got one wicket each.
Chamika Karunaratne played a very important innings. He scored 43 not out in 35 balls with the help of one four and two sixes. He shared a partnership of 40 runs in just 19 balls with Dushmanta Chamira for the 9th wicket. Apart from this, opener Avishka Fernando scored 32, Minod Bhanuka 27, Bhanuka Rajapaksa scored 24 runs for Sri Lanka. At the same time, captain Dasun Shanaka scored 39 and Charith Asalanka scored 38 runs.
Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav and Deepak Chahar took two wickets each for India. Apart from this, Krunal Pandya and Hardik Pandya got one wicket each. The three-match one-day series between India and Sri Lanka was earlier to start from July 13, but due to corona cases in the Sri Lankan team, it was delayed by five days.