India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I Highlights: Axar Patel’s Heroics Go In Vain As Sri Lanka Beat India In Thriller

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India vs Sri Lanka Live, 2nd T20I Match: Axar Patel scored 65 off just 31 balls.© Twitter
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I Match: Chasing a huge target of 207, India fought on till the end but ultimately Sri Lanka won by 16 runs to level three-match series 1-1. After a top-order collapse, Axar Patel (65) and Suryakumar Yadav (51) stitched a 91-run stand off just 40 balls. Axar also combined with Shivam Mavi (26) to put up 41 runs off 22 balls. However, those heroic efforts were not enough to take India over the line. Earlier, Sri Lanka displayed terrific hitting prowess to put up 206/6 in 20 overs. Dasun Shanaka scored 56* off just 22 balls while Kusal Mendis made 52 off 31 balls. The Indian pacers proved to be costly. Arshdeep Singh bowled five no balls and gave away 37 runs in two overs while Umran Malik gave 48 runs in four overs. He, however, took three wickets. Shivam Mavi gave away 53 runs in four overs.

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