The first match of the three ODI series between India and Sri Lanka was played in Colombo. Batting first after winning the toss, hosts Sri Lanka scored 262 runs for 9 wickets in 50 overs. India easily chased the target in 36.4 overs for the loss of 3 wickets and took a 1-0 lead in the series. Captain Shikhar Dhawan scored an unbeaten 86. Prithvi Shaw was adjudged ‘Man of the Match’ for his brilliant innings of 43 runs off 24 balls. Ishan Kishan, who made his ODI debut with this match on his birthday, hit a powerful six off the very first ball and became the first Indian batsman to hit a six off the first ball in his debut ODI.