Free Press Journal

Asia Cup: India restrict Sri Lanka to low total


Mirpur (Bangladesh): India rode on a strong bowling performance to restrict Sri Lanka to 137/9 in their Asia Cup Twenty20 cricket match at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium here on Tuesday.

Promising all-rounder Hardik Pandya (2/26), off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (2/26) and young pacer Jasprit Bumrah (2/27) took two wickets each.

Veteran pacer Ashish Nehra (1/22), who bowled an excellent opening spell, also got a wicket.

Chamara Kapugedera (30) was the highest scorer among the Sri Lankan batsmen.