This is a quote from the comment box as the Indian tickets went on at Premadasa Stadium. The second ODI between India and Sri Lanka was not over. But the commentators insisted that Sri Lanka would win!
Blue Army Crisis
You can’t blame them. Pursuing a target of 276, India lost seven wickets in quick succession. The required execution rate was greater than six. By the time all the recognized hitters returned to the store, India needed 70 runs. The biggest challenge for Shikhar Dhawan’s army was Vanindu Hasaranga. Krunal Pandya’s tickets ended with their direct delivery. Some of Hasaranga’s balls were spinning deadly! Absolutely unpredictable!
Defender of the India team
Who is going to save the India team at such a juncture? But the Blue Army had a savior. Deepak Chahar, who has earned a spot on the team as a bowler, only has five ODIs to his name and hasn’t even scored half a century. Sri Lanka soon changed strategy. Fast pitcher Kasun Rajitha hit the mark. Short balls were produced. One of them hit Chahar’s helmet like it was silver! The team’s physical therapist rushed in and examined Chahar’s head. He had no qualms. Chahar was ready for battle!
Sri Lanka changed strategy
Rajitha launched again at Chahar. He flew to the limit near Rajitha. The biggest insult a fast bowler can take! And the best response a hitter can give when he’s in the head! Dushmantha Chameera arrived faster than Rajitha. The ball bounced off the top of Chahar’s goalkeeper at a speed of 143.2 km / h. The balls of the dangerous Hasaranga were skillfully defended. Chahar fell to the ground due to a muscle strain. But that pain couldn’t overcome his fighting spirit! When Bhuvneshwar Kumar supported him as a loyal partner, India raised the flag of victory.
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India won the match
When India won, Sri Lanka’s coach Mickey Arthur paced restlessly. I was moaning something. Arthur couldn’t contain the fact that Chahar had conquered India. Before the start of the series, former Sri Lankan captain Arjuna Ranatunga launched a torch against India. Arjuna complained that India had insulted them by sending a B team. Now the team has won the series by defeating the best Sri Lankan team.
Dravid is a young man
During his playing career, Arjuna saw the Indian’s tail sway under pressure. This is the new Team India. India fights until the last ball is thrown and the last wicket falls. Chahar is the representative of that new generation that does not know what fear is! Chahar remembers for a moment when all the noise is over. By the time Fifty won. It was absolutely special. A man in the gallery stood up and clapped his hands. His name was Rahul Dravid …!