Learn how the match went in India’s favor in the last five overs, then they lost the match in 6 balls.

In the second T20 match played between India and Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka won by 16 runs. There had come a time in this match, when it seemed that this match had come in favor of India. An exciting atmosphere was created in the last 5-6 overs of this match. This adventure began with a hat-trick of sixes from Indian batsman Akshar Patle. Akshar hit three sixes in the over for Hasaranga, who brought in the over 14 of the innings. Following this, Suryakumar Yadav also drew a total of 26 from Hasranga’s over by hitting a six in the same over.

Following this, in the next over, both batsmen together scored a total of 15 runs and at one point it looked as if the match had now gone in favor of the Indian team. But in the next over, Surya’s wicket fell and the match that seemed in India’s favor turned once more. Surya scored an innings of 51 runs off 36 balls aided by 3 fours and three 6s in this match. Dilshan Madushanka made him the victim of him.

Following Surya’s dismissal, it seemed now that Sri Lanka would easily win this match. But after this, Shivam Mavi, who came to bat at number eight, raised the hopes of the Indian team again by playing some brilliant innings. Only 8 runs came in the 17th of the inning. After this, in the next ie 18, Shivam Mavi scored 2 sixes and a four and scored 17 runs and brought the India team back into the match.

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Now the Indian team needed 33 runs in the last 2 overs to win. 12 runs came in the 19th with a four and some single-doubles. Following this, the Indian team needed 21 runs to win and Shivam Mavi had to take the strike of the next over. To save 21 runs, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka took the ball in his hand and came to bowl the final over.

On the first ball of this over, Shivam Mavi struck out Akshar Patle with a single. After this 2 runs came on the second ball and on the third, Captain Shanaka sent Akshar Patel into the pavilion and fully drew the match to him. After this only one run was scored on three balls and Shivam Mavi lost his wicket on the last ball. In this way, Sri Lanka won by 16 runs.

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