Lasith Malinga said Sri Lanka bowlers weren't able to restrict India while the batsmen were incapable of putting up the 170 runs needed for a fighting chance.
India vs Sri Lanka: Lasith Malinga said the good show by Wanindu Hasaranga and Lakshan Sandakan is something they will be looking to utilise going into the 2020 T20 World Cup.
India vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I: Navdeep Saini picked up three wickets as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 123 in 15.5 overs.
Lasith Malinga said on Tuesday that they missed their "main bowler" Isuru Udana who got injured during warm-up just before they went out to defend 143 in the second T20I against India.
Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka 2nd T20I: KL Rahul and Virat Kohli guided India to a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second T20I to take 1-0 lead.
India vs Sri Lanka: India and Sri Lanka both will have a chance to take an unassailable lead in the three-match series on Tuesday.
India vs Sri Lanka: The umpires held several inspections but the dampness on the pitch did not allow a single ball to be bowled.
Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka 1st T20I: The first T20I between India and Sri Lanka was abandoned without a ball bowled due to damp patches on the surface.
India vs Sri Lanka: Sri Lanka skipper Lasith Malinga said they will look to target Jasprit Bumrah as bowlers struggle to get into the rhythm when making a comeback after the injury.
Lasith Malinga said the only way he can contribute to the game in Sri Lanka is by continuing to play.
The IPL Governing Council is planning to have an umpire assigned specifically to check "no balls" after a number of howlers in the past few seasons.
Australia vs Sri Lanka: Sean Abbott will replace Andrew Tye, who injured his right elbow fielding on Friday.
Yuvraj Singh has been named Maratha Arabians' Indian icon player for the upcoming Abu Dhabi T10 tournament
Sri Lanka have included veteran Lasith Malinga, who had opted out of the Pakistan tour, in the 16-member squad for T20Is against Australia.
Steve Smith, David Warner and Mitchell Starc are in the six-man group who will command a 125,000 pounds reserve price.
The video of a 17-year-old Sri Lankan pacer bowling toe-crushing yorkers with Lasith Malinga-like slingy action went viral on social media.
Javed Miandad urged all the Pakistani players to concentrate on putting up their best foot forward in the series.
Sri Lanka are scheduled to play three ODIs and as many T20Is, starting from September 27 to October 9.