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Ind vs SL, 3rd ODI: Dhawan's ton helps India thump Sri Lanka by 8 wickets, clinch series 2-1

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 December 2017, 08:01 PM
Live Cricket Score, India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: India win toss, elect to bowl first (BCCI Twitter)
Live Cricket Score, India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: India win toss, elect to bowl first (BCCI Twitter)

India has done well to restrict Sri Lanka to a below-par score of 215 in the third ODI at Vishakapatnam. The Indian bowlers came back brilliantly in the match after Upul Tharanga and laid down a solid platform. The Indian spin duo of Kuldeep Yadav and Y Chahal ran through the Sri Lankan middle order before Hardik Pandya polished off the tail.

Indian skipper Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat first “keeping the due factor in mind” in the series decider.

India has made one changes in the team and Kuldeep Yadav has been included in the side after Washington Sundar fall ill.

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI: FULL SOCRE CARD HERE

Here are the live updates

#Indian cantering home to victory 

#Dinesh Kartik and Shikhar Dhawan going along nicely for India

#Shikhar Dhawan becomes the second fastest Indian to reach 4000 ODI runs

#Shikhar Dhawan brings up his fifty 

# Dhawan, Iyer bring up 50 run partnership for the second wicket

 # Dhawan, Iyer lay down solid platform for India

#Dananjaya strikes opening blow, clean bowls Sharma

# Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan come out to open for India

#Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav ripped through the middle order and Pandya cleaned up the tail 

#Indians have done well to restrict the Lankans to 215

#Sri Lanka fold out for 215 in 44.5 overs

#Sri Lanka in all kinds of trouble

# Kuldeep Yadav strikes big blow, denies Lankan opener Tharanga his ton 

# Fifty for Tharanga, his no. 36th in ODIs. He is looking very dangerous today.

# FOUR, FOUR, FOUR, FOUR and FOUR. Five in a row. Tharanga is firing all cylenders here. 20 runs off Hardik Pandya's 2nd over.   

Sadeera Samarawickrama, right handed bat, comes to the crease 

Bumrah to Gunathilaka: OUT caught by Rohit. Sri Lanka one down early.

0.3: B Kumar to D Gunathilaka (4), 4 runs, Gunathilaka fires it like a bullet.

Gunathilaka and Tharanga are at the crease. Gunathilaka is on strike. Bhuvneshwar will open the attack

# Team India have won the toss and elected to bowl first. Just one change - Kuldeep Yadav back in place of Washington Sundar

# India have won the toss and decided to bowl first.

# Teams

Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Danushka Gunathilaka, Upul Tharanga, Angelo Mathews, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Asela Gunaratne, Thisara Perera(C), Sachith Pathirana, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep

India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(C), Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, MS Dhoni(w), Hardik Pandya, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal

First Published: Sunday, December 17, 2017 01:10 PM
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