India handed Sri Lanka a 374-run challenge, Kohli struck a century after Rohit’s half-century

In the Guwahati ODI, India has set themselves a target of 374 runs to win against Sri Lanka. In this way, Dashun Shanaka’s team must score 374 runs to win the first ODI. Virat Kohli played a brilliant century for India. The former Team India captain scored 113 runs off 87 balls. He hit 12 fours and 1 six in his innings. This is the 45th century of Virat Kohli’s ODI career. At the same time, it is the 73rd century of Virat Kohli’s international career.

Apart from Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill played excellent tackles. Both batsmen added 143 runs for the first wicket. The Indian captain scored 83 runs off 67 balls while Shubman Gill contributed 70 runs off 60 balls.

Rohit Sharma hit 9 fours and 3 sixes in his innings. At the same time, Shubman Gill hit 11 fours in his innings. Indian wicket-keeper KL Rahul batsman scored 39 runs off 29 balls. He hit 4 fours and 1 six in his innings. Other than this though, hitters like Shreyas Iyer and Hardik Pandya disappointed. Shreyas Iyer scored 28 runs off 24 balls. While Hardik Pandya scored 14 runs from 12 balls.

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Talking about Sri Lankan bowlers, Kasoon Rajitha was the most successful bowler. Kasoon Rajitha dismissed 3 players for 88 runs in 10 overs. Apart from this, Dilshan Madhushanka, Dashun Shanaka, Dhananjay de Silva and Chamika Karunaratne had a 1-1 victory. While Vanindu Hasaranga and Dunith Velage were unsuccessful.

Earlier, Sri Lankan captain Dashun Shanaka won the toss and decided to play first. The India team was first to bat and got off to a great start. Opener Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill added 143 runs for the first wicket. Significantly, the first match of the 3 ODI series between the two teams is played in Guwahati. Sri Lanka need to score 374 runs in 50 overs to take a 1-0 lead in the 3 ODI series.

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