Sri Lanka were in trouble at 249-6, but the left-handed pair of Asalanka and Dunith Wellalage put on an unbeaten stand of 65 to steer the team home with two balls to spare.
Sri Lanka vs Australia: A jam-packed Premadasa Stadium in the national capital Colombo was up and celebrating the massive victory along with the players on the pitch.
Sri Lanka registered their first home ODI series win against Australia since 1992.
The left-handed Asalanka made 110 to guide Sri Lanka to 258 all out, a total that proved just enough to hand the hosts an unbeatable 3-1 lead in the five-match series
India vs Sri Lanka: Ravichandran Ashwin received plenty of praise on Twitter after overtaking Kapil Dev to become India's second-highest wicket-taker in Tests.
IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Highlights: India on Sunday defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 122 runs in the first Test at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali.
While the likes of Virat Kohli and Rishabh Pant have been given a break by the BCCI for the upcoming series, Team India will welcome veteran Ravindra Jadeja and star pacer Jasprit Bumrah back into the team
T20 World Cup 2021 Highlights, SA vs SL: South Africa defeated Sri Lanka by 4 wickets in a low-scoring thriller in Sharjah.
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: Dhanajaya de Silva's 40 runs off 34 balls helped Sri Lanka win the second T20I against India by four wickets and level the three-match T20I series 1-1.