By – Ali Akmal
In the first One dayer of the three match series at Dharmshala, Indian batting dramatically collapsed against Sri Lanka and hardly managed to reach in three figures.
Indian batsmen looked clueless in front of Sri Lankan pace attack comprising of Suranga Lakmal and Nuwan Pradeep. Sri Lankan pacers rattled through Indian batsmen.
Suranga Lakmal picks up four crucial wickets including the wickets of Rohit Sharma and Manish Pandey while Nuwan Pradeep also become the headache for Indian team as he gets two wickets.
Former Indian captain MS Dhoni turns as saviour for team india as he make sure that India able to get some respectable total. With Dhoni’s 65 India able to made 112 runs with loss of 10 wickets.
By the end of the day Sri Lanka were 85 for 3 at the end of 16th Over needing another 27 runs with seven wickets in hand.