The incident happened in the 12th round of the Lankan round when Pathum Nissanka went for a fired shot only to find Tripathi on the deep boundary of the mid-wicket.
The local lad kept his composure while keeping his eyes on the ball as he caught an excellent one close to the boundary line.
𝗧𝗲𝗿𝗿𝗶𝗳𝗶𝗰 𝗧𝗿𝗶𝗽𝗮𝘁𝗵𝗶! 🙌 🙌DON’T MISS this sensational take from @tripathirahul52 🎥 👇 #TeamIndia | #INDvSL https://t.co/XFKAT1X3Sk
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Nissanka, who became the victim of Axar Patel, scored 33 of 35 balls with four boundary assists.
📸📸 Dream moment come true for @tripathirahul52 🙌🙌#TeamIndia #INDvSL @mastercardindia https://t.co/igiWnQEEIR
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Earlier India, who made two changes to their side as Tripathi replaced Sanju Samson while Arshdeep Singh came on in place of Harshal Patel, won the draw and opted to play Sri Lanka unchanged.