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India lost the first T20 against Sri Lanka in Pune on Tuesday. (Photos: BCCI/ AP)
India lost the first T20 against Sri Lanka in Pune on Tuesday. (Photos: BCCI/ AP)
Dushmantha Chameera took a splendid catch to dismiss Rohit Sharma off Kasun Rajitha in the first over. (Photo: BCCI)
Dushmantha Chameera took a splendid catch to dismiss Rohit Sharma off Kasun Rajitha in the first over. (Photo: BCCI)
 Thisara Perera bowled a tight maiden over in the second one. The wicket, green and bouncy, kept troubling the hosts in their own backyard. (Photo: BCCI)
Thisara Perera bowled a tight maiden over in the second one. The wicket, green and bouncy, kept troubling the hosts in their own backyard. (Photo: BCCI)
Yuvraj Singh, who announced his arrival with a massive six, did not last long too. Chameera caught him off his own bowling. (Photo: BCCI)
Yuvraj Singh, who announced his arrival with a massive six, did not last long too. Chameera caught him off his own bowling. (Photo: BCCI)
Suresh Raina usually struggles with the short ball and he could not keep up to the pace and bounce of Dasun Shanaka. (Photo: AP)
Suresh Raina usually struggles with the short ball and he could not keep up to the pace and bounce of Dasun Shanaka. (Photo: AP)
Shanaka cleaned him up when India looked steady with Raina batting on 20. (Photo: BCCI)
Shanaka cleaned him up when India looked steady with Raina batting on 20. (Photo: BCCI)
Shanaka made his debut against Pakistan in 2015 but did not bowl an over. (Photo: BCCI)
Shanaka made his debut against Pakistan in 2015 but did not bowl an over. (Photo: BCCI)
Rajitha made his debut in the T20 encounter against India and he could not have asked for a better one. His 3/29 remains the spell to watch out for. (Photo: BCCI)
Rajitha made his debut in the T20 encounter against India and he could not have asked for a better one. His 3/29 remains the spell to watch out for. (Photo: BCCI)
Ravichandran Ashwin held his ground among all the Indian batsmen and ended up being unbeaten on 31. (Photo: BCCI)
Ravichandran Ashwin held his ground among all the Indian batsmen and ended up being unbeaten on 31. (Photo: BCCI)
Skipper MS Dhoni went for 2, misjudged a Shanaka delivery which went to Niroshan Dickwella behind the stumps. (Photo: BCCI)
Skipper MS Dhoni went for 2, misjudged a Shanaka delivery which went to Niroshan Dickwella behind the stumps. (Photo: BCCI)
Chameera picked up two wickets, including the one of Yuvraj. (Photo: AP)
Chameera picked up two wickets, including the one of Yuvraj. (Photo: AP)
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