- Shanaka is the 10th captain of the Sri Lanka ODI team in the last 4 years
- Tensions were witnessed on the field after the match between Coach Arthur and Shanaka
- Mickey Arthur takes his anger out on Sri Lanka captain
The Indian team, captained by Shikhar Dhawan, is performing as expected on the Sri Lanka tour so far. Team India continued their unbeaten campaign by defeating Sri Lanka by 3 wickets in the second ODI.
This is the overall 93rd win over Sri Lanka (IND v SL ODI) in India’s ODI history. Team India during this period left behind the record of Pakistan, who won the most ODI matches against Sri Lanka so far in 92 matches.
For most of the time in the second ODI, the Sri Lankan team had the upper hand but with the smart innings of Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Team India snatched the victory from the jaws of the hosts. Chahar scored the first half-century of his ODI career.
At the end of the match, when the Sri Lankan bowlers’ team India’s tail batsmen were thrashing, the host team sitting in the dressing room. Coach Mickey Arthur The displeasure was clearly visible on (Mickey Arther)’s face. Arthur was sometimes standing from his seat and sometimes sitting.
Even when the match was over, Arthur came on the field. Captain Dasun Shanaka (Dasun Shanaka) was told a lot of lies. In the video that is going viral on social media at this time, the voice is not heard, but seeing Shanaka’s expression, it can be said that he was trying to convince the coach in his defence. Despite this, Arthur was also seen walking off the ground in anger.
Chahar and Bhuvi share a record partnership
Deepak Chahar (69 not out) and Bhuvneshwar Kumar (19 not out) shared an unbeaten 84 runs for the eighth wicket. This is India’s second highest partnership for the 8th wicket in ODIs. Chahar and Bhuvi surpassed the record held by Harbhajan Singh and Praveen Kumar, who added 84 runs against Australia in 2009. MS Dhoni and Bhuvneshwar Kumar are at number one in this list, who shared an unbeaten 100-run partnership for the 8th wicket in 2017.