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'B-Team' meme fest breaks out following India's ODI series win over Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI

India and Sri Lanka are locked in a three-game One-Day International series at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. Meanwhile, India produced a heroic performance in the 2nd ODI to seal the series, as netizens joked with 'B-Team' memes.

B-Team meme fest breaks out following India's ODI series win over Sri Lanka in 2nd ODI-ayh
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Colombo, First Published Jul 21, 2021, 11:27 AM IST
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India came up with a spirited performance to tame Sri Lanka in the second One-Day International at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Tuesday. With this win, India raked up an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-game series.

The match saw India struggle considerably with the bat, with Lanka looking well on course to level the series. However, pacer Deepak Chahar produced a euphoric show with the bat, as his unbeaten 69 played a pivotal role in the win.

Meanwhile, following the win, netizens poked fun at the Lanka side for failing to deal with a non-primary Indian side. As the 'B-Team' meme fest broke out, it was seemingly targetted at legendary former Lanka skipper Arjuna Ranatunga's comment of rating the Indian side as 'second-string'.

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"This is a second-string Indian team and their coming here is an insult to our cricket. I blame the current administration for agreeing to play with them due to television marketing needs," he had said last week.

Here are some of the reactions:

Match summary
Winning the toss and electing to bat, it was opener Avishka Fernando (50), assisted by Charith Asalanka (65) and Chamika Karunaratne (44*), whose valiant effort helped Lanka post an above-par total of 275/9. In reply, it was Suryakumar Yadav (53) and Deepak Chahar (69*) who got the job done, despite spinner Wanindu Hasaranga'sthree-for scare.
Brief scores: Lanka 275/9 (Fernando- 50, Asalanka- 65, Karunaratne- 44*; Chahal- 3/50, Bhuvneshwar- 3/54) lost to India 277/7 in 49.1 overs (Suryakumar- 53, Chahar- 69*; Hasaranga- 3/37) by three wickets.

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