Indian fast bowler Navdeep Saini once again showcased his skillset with a fast yorker to Danushka Gunathilaka during the first second T20I of the India vs Sri Lanka series at the Holkar Stadium, Indore.
After winning the toss, Indian captain Virat Kohli elected to bowl first and went in with the same team that he announced the abandoned first T20I.
Saini’s fast yorker came in the eight over, when the ball was almost too fast for Gunathilaka, who could only see the woodwork behind him disturbed.
Here is a video of the wicket obtained from bcci.tv
It was Saini’s second wicket of the match. The Indian bowlers continued to pick wickets and the Lankan batsmen never really got going. The eventually finished the innings at 142 for nine. Kusal Perera was their highest scorer with 34 runs. Dhananjaya de Silva and Wanindu Hasaranga scored a few runs towards the end to set India a target of 143.
For India, Saini picked up two wickets for 18 runs in his four overs while Shardul Thakur finished with figures of 3-23. Washington Sundar and Jasprit Bumrah chipped in with a wicket each while Kuldeep Yadav picked up two