India are in trouble chasing a total of 276 runs in the second ODI. They have slipped to 170-6 in 29 overs. Prithvi Shaw was the first wicket to go for 13 runs. He was followed by Ishan Kishan who made just 1 run. Shikhar Dhawan too was dismissed when he was LBW of De Silva. Hence India were left at 65-3.
After that Manish Pandey and Surya Kumar Yadav added 50 runs for the 4th wicket. Then the latter was run out in unfortunate way. He was run out while trying to back up too much when Surya Kumar Yadav’s straight shot deflected on to the stumps. Hardik Pandya was dismissed for a duck soon to make the score 116-5.
Surya Kumar Yadav made a well knit 53 runs but he was also gone as India went to 160-6. Coming into bat at number 5, Yadav started positively. His first four was when the bowler bowled on a length. Hence closer the batter hit a gorgeous chip shot over midwicket. The second boundary followed soon.
Well made 53
It was on a good length and bowled in at middle stump. Hence the batsman stood tall and carved with some attitude to the right of mid on. The next boundary was a lap shot over fine leg.
Another four came in the next over. It was a short ball outside off. The batter jumped up along with the ball. Consequently he managed to hit it as it goes past him and the ball went for a four. The next four came when Surya Kumar thrashed a shot to a delivery which was short and wide outside off.
He brought a his first fifty with a thumping drive against the turn. It was on a good length outside off and the batsman smashed it for a great four.
However Surya was dismissed soon. He was caught LBW to Lakshan Sandakan for a 53.
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