Apart from Dasun Shanka, opener Pathum Nisanka also scored a half-century while playing excellent innings. There was a quick partnership of 58 runs between the two.
The Sri Lankan team, who surrendered easily in the first match against India, performed well in the second T20 match played in Dharamsala and gave a tough competition to Team India. Captain Dasun Shanka himself played a big role in this better performance of Sri Lanka, whose attack with the bat resonated in Dharamsala and the Indian bowlers were thrashed fiercely. (Photo: BCCI)
The Sri Lankan team batted better in this match and had completed 100 runs by the 14th over. Then in the 15th over, captain Shanaka came to the crease and after that the pace of runs only got faster. Shanka scored an unbeaten 47 runs in his innings of just 19 balls. (Photo: BCCI)
In Shanka’s innings, 38 runs came in just 7 balls, 5 fours and 2 sixes. During this, he especially beat up Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Harshal Patel. Shanka hit 4 sixes and 1 four in two overs against Harshal. At the same time, in Bhuvneshwar’s over, the Sri Lankan captain scored six consecutive sixes and fours. (Photo: BCCI)
Shanaka made a tremendous partnership with Pathum Nisanka in this innings. Shanka scored 58 runs in just 26 balls with Nisanka, who scored a half-century. On the basis of the batting of these two, Sri Lanka scored a score of 183 runs in the last 5 overs by scoring 80 runs. (Photo: BCCI)