India did not get off to a good start chasing runs. In the first over of the innings, the Indian team leader and opener Rohit Sharma returned to the ball bowled by Tanjim Shakib. Shakib sent back Tilak Verma in his next over. Till writing this report, India’s collection is 17 runs for 2 wickets.
Now Gill is batting for 9 runs and Lokesh Rahul is batting for zero runs.
Earlier, after losing the toss in Colombo, Tiger opener Liton Kumar Das returned to bat without picking up any runs in the third over of Mohammed Sameer’s innings. He did not meet Ran. Tanjeed Hasan Tamim took the path to Sajghar on the first ball of the next over. He scored 13 runs.
Enamul Haque Bijay could not benefit with the bat. He took the way to the dressing room with a four-legged walk. Meanwhile, Mehdi Hasan Miraj, who accompanied Shakib at the crease for a while, got out for 13 runs.
Shakib Al Hasan and Tawhid Hriday took the lead of the team under pressure after losing 4 wickets for just 59 runs. At this time, the two made a pair of 101 runs. After completing his fifty, Shakib was moving towards the century. But he scored 80 runs before being dismissed by Shardul Thakur.
Tawheed Hridyo also met Fifty. But after that he could not prolong the innings. This batsman stopped at 54 runs off 81 balls. Besides, Shamim Patwari was out for 1 run.
Suddenly losing three wickets, the team is under pressure again. But Nasum Ahmed and Sheikh Mehdi Hasan continued to play in the eighth wicket pair. At this time, the two made a pair of 45 runs. That’s why the team reached two and a half hundred. Nasum scored 44 runs off 45 balls with six fours and one four. Mehdi on 29 runs off 23 balls and Tanjim Shakib on 14 runs off 8 balls remained unbeaten.