The first match of the exciting 3-match T20I series between India and Sri Lanka is to be played today i.e. on January 3 at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. Whose toss was in favor of the visiting team Sri Lanka. Dasun Shanaka won the toss and decided to bowl first.
Due to which India scored 162 runs at the loss of 5 wickets in 20 overs. After which Hardik Pandya was bowling the first over of Sri Lanka’s innings. Who had almost sent opener Pathum Nissanka to the pavilion in the very first over. But Sanju Samson dropped the catch, whose video is now going viral on social media.
Sanju Samson dropped the catch off Hardik Pandya’s ball
Actually, the first over of Sri Lanka’s innings was being bowled by Indian cricket team captain and star all-rounder Hardik Pandya. Pathum Nissanka was on strike on the second ball of his over. Pandya dodged Nissanka with his high speed. Due to which Nissanka’s bat stopped early and the ball took the edge and stood at mid-off.
Sanju Samson, posted at mid-off, tried his best to catch the catch by flying in the air. But he could not catch and dropped the catch. After which Hardik Pandya looked very angry. His anger was clearly visible on his face. At the same time, the video of this entire incident is becoming fiercely viral on social media.
This is how the match is going
The worst start the Indian cricket team had with their batting. He started equally well with his bowling. Debut player young fast bowler Shivam Mavi clean bowled Pathum Nissanka in his very first over and showed the way to the pavilion.