Shikhar Dhawan, India’s stand-in captain throughout the white-ball tour of Sri Lanka, is a pure entertainer on the pitch, together with his thigh-slapping celebration after taking catches gaining an iconic standing amongst followers. Dhawan now has determined to deliver his entertainment-factor even to the captaincy’s put up, as he celebrated successful the toss within the third ODI with a ‘thigh-five’. Dhawan misplaced the toss on each events throughout the first and second One Day Internationals in opposition to Sri Lanka, however he lastly broke the jinx when he got here out on the sphere throughout the third and the ultimate ODI on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Instantly after successful the toss, Dhawan appeared to his dugout and slapped his thigh in celebration, earlier than opting to bat.
#TeamIndia have received the toss and they’re going to bat first #SLvIND pic.twitter.com/51qWQOtePK
– Doordarshan Sports activities (@ddsportschannel) July 23, 2021India made six adjustments of their lineup and handed ODI debuts to 5 gamers. Sanju Samson, Nitish Rana, Krishnappa Gowtham, Rahul Chahar, and Chetan Sakariya had been all given their ODI caps whereas Navdeep Saini was additionally introduced into the group, with Ishan Kishan, Krunal Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar rested for the ultimate ODI.The match was halted attributable to rain and earlier than the rain got here within the Indian group was in hassle. India misplaced their prime three after they obtained a very good begin within the first powerplay. Prithvi Shaw and Sanju Samson stood for 74 runs partnership for the second wicket.After play resumed, with the match decreased to 47 overs a facet, Sri Lanka spinners put the hosts in management as India slid from 157/3 to 195/8.Rahul Chahar and Navdeep Saini put up a rearguard of 29 runs however the former fell to a brief ball from Chamika Karunaratne.Dushmantha Chameera then obtained Navdeep Saini’s wicket to bowl India out for 225.Akila Dhananjaya and Praveen Jayawickrama ended up with three wickets apiece.PromotedIndia received the primary two ODIs and are available into the sport with an unbeatable 2-0 lead.After the ODI sequence, the 2 groups will face off in three-match T20I sequence beginning July 25.
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