The Indian cricket team led by Shikhar Dhawan registered a thrilling win over Sri Lanka in the second of the 3-match ODI series, taking an assailable lead of 2-0 in the game. All thanks to the heroic performance of Deepak Chahar with the bat, that helped team India register a memorable win.
Well, team India gave a fighting performance. They looked down and out at one with the scoreboard reading 194/7, however, Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar had other plans as they turned the tables for team India and took the team home.
Deepak Chahar formed an exceptional partnership of 84-runs with Bhuvneshwar Kumar. Both the cricketers soaked in all the pressure, despite the run rate going above six at one stage during the innings. However, their calm heads and brilliant performance helped them lead their team to victory.
Meanwhile, as soon as India won the 2nd ODI, social media was already flooded with amazing reactions from the netizens on this. Deepak Chahar and Bhuvneshwar Kumar have been receiving praises from all corners.
Among many, the regular Indian skipper, Virat Kohli, who is currently in England preparing for the upcoming 5-match Test series against England, also took to his twitter and heaped praises on the duo. In his tweet, Virat showered praises on Chahar and Bhuvi and expressed his happiness on the victory. He wrote:
“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,”
Here, check out the Tweet:
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. ??
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) July 20, 2021
Talking more about the game, India scored 277 for seven in 49.1 overs. Apart from Chahar’s stunning display, Suryakumar Yadav also scored a half-century.