Live cricket score, India vs Sri Lanka, Nidahas Trophy 4th T20, Colombo: SL lose 2 wickets at start

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20:38 hrs IST: Kusal Perera has been removed by Washington Sundar

20:36 hrs IST: 10 runs and a wicket from the first over

20:33 hrs IST: Kusal Perera has come out to bat. Two Kusals at the wicket now

20:31 hrs IST: OUT! Shardul Thakur removes Gunathilaka thanks to a brilliant catch by Suresh Raina at mid-wicket. Gunathilaka goes for 17

20:30 hrs IST: Nine from the over, Sri Lanka are 24/0 from 2 overs. Get live cricket score of India vs Sri Lanka here

20:27 hrs IST: Bang! Washington Sundar to Gunathilaka and SIX! Down the ground! The bowler will lose confidence immediately with this kind of a shot. Sri Lanka are attacking from the word go

20:26 hrs IST: One over is up and Sri Lanka are 15/0

20:24 hrs IST: Run out chance early on! Have India taken a wicket? Oh no not out!

20:22 hrs IST: Bad start by India! First ball five runs and second ball huge six by Kusal Mendis. 11 off the first 2 balls

20:20 hrs IST: Jaydev Unadkat to bowl the first over

20:18 hrs IST: Rohit Sharma giving a pep talk to the team

20:17 hrs IST: And we are all set for the game to begin

20:15 hrs IST: Also Lokesh Rahul comes in for Rishab Pant. India playing XI: Rohit Sharma (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Suresh Raina, Lokesh Rahul, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik (w), Vijay Shankar, Washington Sundar, Jaydev Unadkat, Shardul Thakur, Yuzvendra Chahal

20:10 hrs IST: Suranga Lakmal comes in for Dinesh Chandimal. Playing XI: Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera (w), Upul Tharanga, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera (c), Jeevan Mendis, Akila Dananjaya, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera

20:07 hrs IST: India have won the toss and opted to field in this 19 overs a side game!

20:03 hrs IST: 19 overs a side! 4 bowlers can bowl 4 overs, 1 bowler to bowl 3!

20:02 hrs IST: No message yet about overs lost. Maybe it will be revealed at toss time

19:59 hrs IST: India vs Sri Lanka toss at 8:05 PM, match to start at 8:20 PM

19:54 hrs IST: The roller is on the pitch Sri Lanka are doing the drills again

19:51 hrs IST: The rain has stopped in Colombo

19:51 hrs IST: The rain has stopped in Colombo

19:50 hrs IST: All the covers are being rapidly removed. So the umpire inspection is coming near now

19:45 hrs IST: The ground staff is beginning to peel the covers off. That has drawn a loud roar from the fans at the Premadasa Stadium



19:43 hrs IST: We have started losing overs. The cut-off time is 9.35 PM

19:40 hrs IST: The whole ground is covered now. This is going to be a lengthy wait

19:37 hrs IST: Meanwhile read what the Sri Lanka Cricket president wants: Sri Lanka Cricket chief Thilanga Sumathipala calls for more India-SL games

19:34 hrs IST: Now, they are beginning the process of covering the entire outfield. Overs will start reducing from 7:30 PM



19:32 hrs IST: Sixty percent of the ground is covered. Only the boundaries are visible

19:30 hrs IST: Loud roar as one of the covers starts to come off. No wait, one of the covers is going off and a larger cover is coming back on. Groan!!!