Colombo (Info 1st) – India acquired sport certainly one of many three match ODI sequence in opposition to Sri Lanka depsite some late heroics by Sri Lankan skipper Dasun Shanaka in Guwahati, India.
After the friends acquired the toss and chosen to space, the home aspect purchased off to a blistering start with openers Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill inserting on 143 for the first wicket. The partnership was broken when Gill was dismissed for 70 inside the twentieth over. Sharma was later dismissed for 83.
The prolific Virat Kohli notched but yet another ODI century: his forty fourth. He made 113 off 87 balls serving to India put up a mammoth 373/7. For the Lankans, Kasun Rajitha picked up 3 wickets for 88 runs off his 10 overs.
The Sri Lankan chase purchased off to a poor start. They misplaced their first two wickets in merely the first six overs. On the 14 over mark, the scorecard be taught 64 for 3. Pathum Nissanka scored 72 and positioned on a partnership of 72 runs with Dananjaya De Silva, sooner than De Silva was dismissed for 47 runs.
Sri Lanka regarded down and out when the scorecard be taught 206/8 in 37.5 overs, until the Shanaka decided to take points into his private palms and positioned on a gift to achieve his 2nd ODI hundred. He scored a 108 off 88 balls, a knock which included 12 boundaries and three sixes. Nonetheless this was not enough and his aspect ended on 306/8 of their 50 overs.
The sequence now strikes to the Eden Gardens on Thursday (12).
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