India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd T20I: Rohit Sharma, spinners rock Sri Lanka

Record-equalling Rohit hundred sets up India series win

Record-equalling Rohit hundred sets up India series win

KL Rahul was dismissed for 89 and MS Dhoni also chipped in with a few big hits to take India to their highest T20 global total of 260 runs, which is incidentally the joint second highest ever. The only blemish was Rahul's cut off Angelo Mathews that went straight to Sadeera Samarwickrama, but the Lankan dropped the chance at backward point in the third over of the innings.

Preview: 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 global on Friday.

Skipper Rohit Sharma's record-equalling century guided India to a 88-run win in the second Twenty20 worldwide against Sri Lanka on Friday, clinching the series 2-0 in Indore.

Kusal Perera (77 off 37) and Upul Tharanga (47 from 29) gave Sri Lanka hope, but spinners Yuzvendra Chahal (4-52) and Kuldeep Yadav (3-52) did the damage as they collapsed from 145-1 to 172 all out to go 2-0 down with one to play.

IST: TOSS - Sri Lanka win toss, elect to bowl vs unchanged India in Indore.

Left-arm spinner Chaturanga de Silva was smashed for a 101-metre six by Rahul, who stepped out and launched the ball straight over the media box.

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Shreyas Iyer, who missed out on getting a big score in Cuttack, would also look to get some runs under his belt.

There was never a boring moment till the time Rohit was at the crease as he pulled, cut and drove the clueless Lankan bowlers at will.

The series win here would mean India will remain unbeaten in bilateral series across formats in the year.

In the bowling department, Jaydev Unadkat who performed well in the first game might make way for Bhuvneshwar Kumar, while Jasprit Bumrah will spearhead the bowling attack.

Talking about records, Indian batsmen hit 21 sixes in all in their innings, equalling the mark set by West Indies. The match can also be streamed online on Hotstar.

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