third T20I: Sri Lanka received the three-match T20I sequence in opposition to India by 2-1.© AFP
India captain Shikhar Dhawan on Thursday indicated that there was an choice of not taking part in the T20 Worldwide sequence after shedding 9 gamers to COVID-19 associated isolation however they selected the tough route of taking part in with solely 5 specialist batsmen. India misplaced the three-match T20 sequence 1-2 after shedding by seven wickets. “It was a tough scenario for us however as a staff, we determined we’ll keep and play the sequence,” Dhawan mentioned on the post-match presentation ceremony.
Requested about what he learnt as chief of the facet, Dhawan mentioned: “A number of learnings for me as captain. Final sport was an in depth one. In the present day it was an off day for the batting unit however the boys will study from it. We misplaced too many wickets at present and the Sri Lanka bowlers bowled properly.” He mentioned, it was at all times about taking part in catching up sport after shedding too many wickets.
“Whenever you lose early wickets and you do not have an extended batting, you might be underneath strain. Each groups performed in nice spirit and it is a gorgeous feeling. The Sri Lanka captain and gamers needed to learn about my course of, so I informed them and I hope they loved listening to it”.
Wanindu Hasaranga was adjudged the Participant of the Match in addition to the Participant of the Collection. “The wicket was gradual, and our spinners bowled rather well,” he mentioned.
“After I bowl, I at all times attempt to bowl dot balls. That helps in getting wickets. The fielding additionally helps. I’m actually joyful as a result of different boys performed rather well all through the sequence, each in ODIs and T20Is.”
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