Staff India opener Prithvi Shaw has stated he shares a particular bond with fellow opener and captain for Sri Lanka collection Shikhar Dhawan as they spend a number of time collectively. Prithvi Shaw’s fast knock of 43 from 24 balls was one of many highlights of the primary ODI of the three-match collection on the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Sunday. Shikhar Dhawan (86*) and Ishan Kishan (59) starred with the bat as India defeated Sri Lanka by seven wickets and gained a 1-0 lead within the collection.
“Shikhar Dhawan and I open collectively for Delhi Capitals. Though we had been good associates earlier than Delhi Capitals, however opening collectively has made our bond stronger,” Prithvi Shaw stated on Star Sports activities’ present Observe The Blues.
“Off the sector, we used to spend so much of time collectively, whether or not it was having dinner collectively or chilling in his room,” Shaw added.
“We used to speak so much and our bond was seen on the wicket (through the sport). Whether or not it was off the sector or between the overs, we used to speak so much. I totally take pleasure in practising with him,” he stated.
Shaw additionally shared his ideas about enjoying for Staff India. The opener stated, “Once I play for India or another workforce, I all the time put the workforce ahead. So, clearly, I need to go there and win the collection for India.”
“In the event you ask me personally, I need to seize this chance, as a result of I’ve acquired a possibility after a very long time,” Shaw stated.
The second ODI between India and Sri Lanka will now be performed on Tuesday.
Earlier, India saved on taking wickets at common intervals, however Chamika Karunaratne’s unbeaten 43-run knock helped Sri Lanka put up 262/9.
For India, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, and Deepak Chahar returned with two wickets every.
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