Aakash Chopra said, ‘The Indian team made 6 changes in the playing XI, out of which 5 players were debuting. India changed the entire bowling lineup. Not a single bowler who played in the previous match played in the third ODI. In batting, Nitish Rana was dropped at number 7. This player never played below the top 3 in his life.
‘Team India got a lesson from defeat’
Aakash Chopra also said that the Indian team took the Sri Lankan team lightly by making 6 changes in the playing XI. Team India felt that the Sri Lankan team was weak and they would defeat them easily, but it did not happen. Aakash Chopra said, ‘In the third ODI, the Indian team took Sri Lanka lightly. Although this match was important for the players playing the debut match. Team India felt that they would win this match easily because Sri Lankan team is weak but team India got a lesson from the defeat that never take the opponent lightly.
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Let us tell you that the Indian team was reduced to 225 runs in the rain-affected match. Prithvi Shaw 49, Sanju Samson contributed 46 runs. Suryakumar Yadav also scored 40 runs but the rest of the team’s batsmen could not do anything special. After this, Sri Lanka won the match by 3 wickets on the basis of half-centuries from Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa.
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