Debut as captain, 3 great records; Gabbar Dhawan Takes Down Sri Lanka !!

India leads by a large margin in the first match of the ODI series against Sri Lanka. The Indian youth team defeated Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in both bowling and batting. Shikhar Dhawan, who made his debut as an ODI captain, led the way as the youngsters debuted.

The debutants shone

The match featured two Indian players playing in one match. Ishan Kishan and Suryakumar Yadav. They both repeated their IPL performances on their ODI debuts. Kishan was undefeated in 59 of 42 balls, while Suryakumar was undefeated in 31 of 20 balls. Shikhar Dhawan, who scored 86, also set some records.

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1000 fast races


Dhawan became the fastest hitter to reach 1,000 runs in ODIs against Sri Lanka. Dhawan was 17 years old before the first ODI. The captain, who started slowly, got caught later in the game. Dhawan batted responsibly as usual.

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Ganguly’s record was broken

Dhawan also beat another Sourav Ganguly record. The left-handed starter became the second Indian hitter to reach 6,000 runs at ODI. Dhawan also became the fastest starter to break this ODI record. Dhawan scored 143 more.

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Dhawan becomes the oldest captain

Dhawan also earned the honor of being the oldest Indian to become the captaincy. Dhawan became his captaincy at the age of 35. In 1984, at the age of 34, Dhawan surpassed the record set by Captain Mohinder Amarnath. With Virat Kohli in England, Dhawan had the opportunity to lead India in Sri Lanka.

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