India vs Sri Lanka: Dilshan Madhushanka celebrates after Virat Kohli sacked for a duck© AFP
India was dealt an early blow in their Super 4 clash against Sri Lanka at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday, after losing two back-to-back wickets to KL Rahul and Virat Kohli. India had the worst possible start when Rahul LBW was sacked by Maheesh Theekshana in the second over of the innings, with a team score of 11/1. But what disappointed fans even more was the sacking of Indian batter Virat Kohli, who was bowled clean for a duck by Dilshan Madushanka in the third over, giving Team India a hard time at 13/2.
Kohli, who had previously shown his excellent form in the clash against Pakistan with his 60-run strike off 44 balls, failed completely to judge Madhushanka’s throw and lost his punches trying a good length cross, which moved slightly afterwards. pitch.
Watch the video of Virat Kohli’s resignation here:
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India was put to bat by Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka after winning the toss. Rohit Sharma said he also wanted to bowl first. It will be a big challenge for Rohit and his team to make a comeback from these early setbacks.
India included all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin in the playing XI in place of Ravi Bishnoi.
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