Tri-series 2018: Fourth T20I - Team India Player Ratings

India won the fourth T20I by six wickets at the R Premadasa stadium and now leads the points table with four points. India chased down the target in 17.3 overs as Manish Pandey top scored for the tourists with 42 runs.

Washington Sundar, Nidahas Trophy 2018
Washington Sundar picked up two wickets. (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Sri Lanka batted first and posted a respectable total of 152/9 in 20 overs courtesy a 55 runs innings by opener Kusal Mendis.

Kusal Mendis and Upul Tharanga combined together for a 62 runs partnership for the fourth wicket. Mendis continued with his form with the bat and went onto score another T20I half century. Sri Lanka suffered a middle order collapse as they slumped from 96/2 to 120/6.

For India, Washington Sundar was the most economical bowler as he gave away just 22 runs in his four overs and picked up two wickets. However, both Vijay Shankar and Yuzvendra Chahal were on the expensive as they leaked runs at over 8 runs per over.

Shardul Thakur was the pick of the bowlers for India picking up four wickets giving away just 27 runs in four overs.

India’s top order had a rare failure as Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan failed. However, the Indian middle order stepped up as Manish Pandey scored 42 runs and Dinesh Karthik scored 39 runs.

Akila Dhananjaya was the pick of the bowlers picked up two wickets.

Player Ratings-:

Rohit Sharma- (2/10) 

Rohit Sharma
Rohit Sharma was dismissed for 11. Image Courtesy: Twitter

Rohit Sharma’s miseries with the bat continued as he scored just 11 in the fourth T20I after he failed to in the match. However, his captaincy skills were upto the mark in the match as he made intelligent bowling changes.

Shikhar Dhawan-(2/10) 

Tri-series 2018: Fourth T20I - Team India Player Ratings
Indian cricketer Shikhar Dhawan plays a shot during the second Twenty20 international cricket match between Bangladesh and India for the Nidahas Trophy tri-nation Twenty20 tournament at The R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on March 8, (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Shikhar Dhawan had a rare failure as he could only score 8 runs in the fourth match of the tri-series.

KL Rahul – (4/10) 

India Sri Lanka KL Rahul
KL Rahul was included in the playing XI for Sri Lanka’s game. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

KL Rahul failed to impress the fans and selectors in the match as he could only score 18 in his comeback to the Indian side.

Suresh Raina- (6/10)  

Tri-series 2018: Fourth T20I - Team India Player Ratings
India’s Suresh Raina completes a run during their Twenty20 cricket match against Bangladesh in Nidahas triangular series in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Thursday, March 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

Suresh Raina played a fiery innings of 27 off 15 deliveries and was involved in a handy partnership with KL Rahul.

Manish Pandey-(7/10) 

Tri-series 2018: Fourth T20I - Team India Player Ratings
(Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Manish Pandey guided India to victory as he played few shot coming in at number five. He hit three boundaries and a six and remained unbeaten at 42.

Dinesh Karthik- (6/10) 

Tri-series 2018: Fourth T20I - Team India Player Ratings
Dinesh Karthik (Credits: BCCI)

Indian wicket-keeper Dinesh Karthik came to the crease when India needed 68 runs. He along with Manish Pandey guided India to victory. He remained unbeaten at 39.

Vijay Shankar – (5/10) 

Vijay Shankar, Nidahas Trophy 2018
Vijay Shankar picked up two wickets in his second international match. (Photo credit should read /AFP/Getty Images)

Playing his third international match, Vijay Shankar bowled an impressive spell of bowling. Shankar picked up one wicket and gave away 30 runs in his three overs.

Washington Sundar (7/10) 

Washington Sundar, Nidahas Trophy 2018
Washington Sundar picked up two wickets. (Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Washington Sundar bowled an economic spell as he gave away just 21 runs in his four overs. Sundar also picked up the important wicket of Kusal Perera.

Shardul Thakur-(7/10) 

Shardul Thakur, Nidahas Trophy 2018
(Photo credit should read ISHARA S. KODIKARA/AFP/Getty Images)

Shardul Thakur was adjudged the man of the match as he picked up four wickets and gave away 27 runs in his four overs.

Jaydev Unadkat- (3/10) 

Jaydev Unadkat
Jaydev Unadkat

Jaydev Unadkat was the most expensive bowler in the Indian team as he gave away 33 runs in his three overs. He picked up the wicket of Akila Dhananjaya.

Yuzvendra Chahal- (3/10) 

Yuzvendra Chahal
Yuzvendra Chahal (Credits: BCCI)

Yuzvendra Chahal picked up just one wicket in his four overs but gave away 34 runs.

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