India v Sri Lanka - Champions Trophy, Group B, Cardiff

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  • Angelo Mathews won the toss and chose to field first.
  • Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan took India off to a solid start.
  • Rohit Sharma brought up his half-century with a six off his 58th delivery.
  • After Rohit's dismissal for a fine 78 ending a 138-run opening stand, Virat Kohli fell for a five-ball duck to Nuwan Pradeep.
  • Shikhar Dhawan retained composure going well past his fifty.
  • Shikhar Dhawan scored a fine hundred which set India on the path towards 300 and above before falling for 128.
  • MS Dhoni's 52-ball 63 provided India with a crucial late burst helping it to 321 for 6 in 50 overs.
  • Kusal Perera and Angelo Mathews then put on a 75-run fourth-wicket stand before the former hobbled off the field due to a hamstring injury.
  • In an athletic effort in his follow through, Bhuvneshwar Kumar had Kusal Mendis run out for 89 from 93 balls.
  • Danushka Gunathilaka was run out for 76 off 72 balls.
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar struck early to remove the dangerous Niroshan Dickwella for just 7.
  • Danushka Gunathilaka kept things afloat for his side with a fine half-century.
  • Kusal Mendis provided great support to Gunathilaka to himself put up a fifty as the partnership grew increasingly worrisome for India.
  • Angelo Mathews' return could see him being a favoured pick for the allrounder slot