India Beats Sri Lanka, Deepak Chahar hailed for his unbeaten knock

Story Highlights
  • BCCI and Virat Kohli tweet to congratulate the Indian Cricket Team
  • Deepak Chahar slammed an unbeaten knock of 69 runs off 82 balls
  • Suryakumar Yadav scored half-a-century

Sports: India beats Sri Lanka in a thriller match held in Colombo. India sealed the three-match One Day International (ODI) series with a game to spare on Tuesday night. After a nail-biting finish, head coach of the Indian Cricket Team, Rahul Dravid gave his team a stirring speech inside the dressing room.

In the snippet posted by the BCCI, Dravid can be seen saying that, they responded but we responded back. Like a champion team, with our backs to the wall, we found a way to win. Very well done to all you, fantastic win”.

Deepak Chahar slammed an unbeaten knock of 69 runs off 82 balls. Thus helping India win three wickets. Chahar took two wickets in eight overs and conceded 53 runs. To congratulate this victory, Indian Cricket Team Captain, Virat Kohli tweeted and said “Great win by the boys. From a tough situation to pull it off was an amazing effort. Great to watch. Well done DC and Surya. Tremendous knocks under pressure”.


Besides the Chahar’s swashbuckling display, Suryakumar Yadav scored half-a-century. Wanindu Hasaranga took three wickets for the hosts. Honest efforts by all the team members made India scored 277 for 7 in 49.1 overs.

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