COLOMBO: Sri Lanka defeated India in the second Twenty20 International by four wickets to level series 1-1. Chasing 133 to win, Dhanajaya de Silva made an unbeaten 40 while Minod Bhanuka scored 36 in Sri Lanka’s reply. Indian leg spinner Kuldeep Yadav took two wickets.
Earlier, a depleted Covid-19-hit India struggled for momentum against the Sri Lankan spinners, managing 132/5 for five in the second Twenty20 International, on Wednesday.
India: 132/5 in 20 overs. (S Dhawan 40, D Padikkal 29; A Dananjaya 2/29, D Shanaka 1/14, W Hasaranga 1/30).
Sri Lanka: 133/6 in 19.4 overs. (M Bhanuka 36, D de Silva 40 not out; K Yadav 2/30)