The first match of the ODI series between India and Sri Lanka (IND vs SL) was played in Guwahati. The Indian team won the match by 67 runs. Former captain Virat Kohli scored an inning of 113 runs while scoring his second consecutive century. At the same time, Rohit Sharma also contributed 83 runs. Umran Malik took three wickets in bowling. Amidst all this, Rohit Sharma did something in the last over of the match, which is being discussed everywhere.
Actually the Sri Lankan team was going towards defeat in the last over but something happened in this over which attracted everyone’s attention. Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka was playing on 98 but just before the fourth ball of the over, Mohammed Shami tried to run him out on the non-striker and appealed. However, Indian captain Rohit Sharma spoke to Shami and asked him to withdraw the appeal.
After which Mohammed Shami withdrew his appeal, which allowed Sri Lankan captain Dasun Shanaka to continue his innings and later, he also scored his century. Regarding this, during the post-match presentation after the match, when Team India captain Rohit Sharma was asked about the drama in the last over, Rohit Sharma gave a heart-warming answer.
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Indian team captain Rohit Sharma disclosed this in the presentation ceremony after the match. Rohit Sharma said that “Mohammed Shami appealed, but Dasun was playing on 98. He batted brilliantly and we didn’t want to get him out like that. We wanted to get him out in the right way, but Mankad was not one of them. That’s why we withdrew our appeal.”