PUNE, India (AP) — Dasun Shanaka held his nerve in the final over as Sri Lanka restricted India to win the second Twenty20 by 16 runs on Thursday.

With 21 runs needed off six balls, Shanaka conceded only four as India was held to 190-8.

Axar Patel smacked 65 off 31 balls to help India recover from 57-5, while Suryakumar Yadav scored 51 off 36 balls.

That was after Shanaka smashed 56 not out off 22 balls as Sri Lanka notched up 206-6.

The three-match series is now level 1-1 after India won the first game in Mumbai by two runs.

Meanwhile, Axar surpassed Dinesh Karthik and MS Dhoni to script new record in T20Is.

Patel’s 63 is the highest score by an Indian batter while batting at no.6 or below in the shortest format of the game.

Highest score by an Indian batsman while batting at 6 or below in T20Is

65 (31) – Axar Patel

55 (27) – Dinesh Karthik

52* (28) – MS Dhoni

50* (36) – Manish Pandey

46* (29) – Ravindra Jadeja

45 (34) – Suresh Raina

41* (23) – Deepak Hooda

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