Rohit Sharma-led India look to seal T20I series vs Sri Lanka

Updated: Dec 22, 2017, 11:13 IST | PTI

A dominant Indian team is expected to maintain its stranglehold on a miserable Sri Lanka and wrap up the three-match series when the two mismatched teams face off in the second Twenty20 International here today

A dominant Indian team is expected to maintain its stranglehold on a miserable Sri Lanka and wrap up the three-match series when the two mismatched teams face off in the second Twenty20 International here today. There seems no end to the woes of the visitors, who slumped to a heavy 93-run defeat in the series-opener in Cuttack.

Indian bowler YS Chahal celebrate with captain Rohit Sharma after taking wicket of Sri Lankan batsman AD Mathews during the T20 match at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Wednesday. Pic/PTI
Indian bowler YS Chahal celebrate with captain Rohit Sharma after taking wicket of Sri Lankan batsman AD Mathews during the T20 match at Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Wednesday. Pic/PTI

While the Indian youngsters have put their hands up to deliver the goods, the Lankans are going through a terrible phase of transition during which they are badly in need of reliable performers. The result has been a lack of contest and one-sided results, prompting many to question the very logic of India playing such a weak side again and again.

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