Team India had only five batters to play with and all five of them were back in the hut by the ninth over as the visitors could score only 81 runs for the loss of eight wickets in their 20 overs against Sri Lanka in the third T20I in Colombo. 

Apart from skipper Shikhar Dhawan, who fell in the first over to pacer Dushmantha Chameera, the rest of the top-order fell to the spinners. Off-spinner Ramesh Mendis trapped Devdutt Padikkal in front of the wickets, the birthday boy Wanindu Hasaranga sprung into the action dismissing Ruturaj Gaikwad and Sanju Samson in space of three balls.

After which, it was a struggle all the way to play the complete 20 overs as a 20-run stand between Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Kuldeep Yadav ensured that the team will breach their lowest score in the T20Is.

Sri Lanka led by Dasun Shanaka, fielded exceptionally as he himself grabbed a couple of one-handed stunners and the whole team was charged up diving her, stopping runs there.

Kuldeep was the highest scorer for the team playing an unbeaten knock of 23 runs but he could only do so much as India ended up on 81/8, which was their third-lowest score in the T20Is after 74 against Australia in Melbourne in 2008 and 79 against New Zealand in the 2016 T20 World Cup.

Users on Twitter came up with hilarious reactions to the collapse. Here are some of them:

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