Shikhar Dhawan, Spinners Hand Hosts Sequence-Clinching Win

India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: Shikhar Dhawan, Spinners Hand Hosts Series-Clinching Win

Shreyas Iyer performs shot in the course of the ultimate ODI at Vizag © BCCI

Hosts India wrapped up the Three-match ODI collection in fashion after a convincing Eight-wicket victory over Sri Lanka on Sunday in Visakhapatnam. Driving on Shikhar Dhawan’s century and Shreyas Iyer’s fifty, India outclassed the Lankans to win the collection 2-1. Sri Lanka had been all out for 215 runs after put into bat by India. Sri Lanka had been cruising to an enormous whole however their middle-order but once more disenchanted them. Upul Tharanga and Sadeera Samarawickrama put in a valiant partnership nevertheless it all went in useless. As quickly as each departed, the opposite batsmen fell like a pack of playing cards.

India’s spinning duo Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal shared Three wickets every to derail Sri Lanka’s probabilities within the match. Yadav was adjudged the person of the match for his figures of three/42. Talking after the match, he stated the pitch was good for the bowlers. “Each time I acquired the prospect I’ve carried out”, he stated after being requested about his efficiency.

Put into bat first by India, Sri Lanka had been dealt an early blow within the 4th over itself with Danushka Gunathilaka departing for 13 runs. It was then, Tharanga (95) and Samarawickrama (42) steadied the Lankan innings. Submit their dismissal, Sri Lanka batsmen but once more failed as a batting unit and had been bundled out for 215 runs.

Chasing a modest goal of 216 runs, India misplaced its skipper Rohit within the 4th over however Iyer and Dhawan ensured the hosts went on to register their eighth consecutive residence bilateral collection win for India.

Talking after the match, Sri Lanka captain Thisara Perera expressed disappointment over the middle-order batting failure of his group. He heaped praises on spinner Akila Dananjaya however needs extra from his group within the upcoming match. 

Each side made one change every to their enjoying eleven with India bringing in Kuldeep instead of an in poor health Washington Sundar and Lanka changing the misfiring Lahiru Thirimanne with Samarawickrama.

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