Suranga Lakmal led Sri Lankan bowlers on a confidence-boosting rampage to skittle out Bangladesh for 82 on Thursday and guide his side into the final of the Dhaka tri-nation tournament.
MS Dhoni has always been distinct in his approach to cricket and the Sri Lankans were keen to get some invaluable tips from the master.
Washington Sundar says an unflinching belief in his game has helped him break into the Indian team.
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Jasprit Bumrah has a dubious record of getting wickets of no-balls, some at crucial junctures.
Suranga Lakmal registered career-best ODI figures of four for 13 to help Sri Lanka dismiss India for a paltry 112
Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka: Thisara Perera-led team beat India by seven wickets at Dharamshala.
The move comes after a series of defeats while Tharanga and senior Sri Lankan players refused to play a 20-over international against Pakistan in Lahore.
Tharanga backed his side to uphold the island's proud World Cup record after their automatic qualification for the 2019 edition in Britain was assured by West Indies' seven-wicket loss to England on Tuesday.
It was the first time that an Indian cricket team registered an all-win record across formats in an overseas tour.
India vs Sri Lanka, T20I, Highlights: Virat Kohli played a brilliant innings of 82 to power India to a seven-wicket victory over Sri Lanka.
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The game provides India an opportunity to fine-tune team combination ahead of the upcoming T20 home series against Australia and New Zealand.
Sri Lanka Monday named a 15-member squad led by the newly appointed Twenty20 skipper Upul Tharanga for a one-off match against India at the Premadasa Stadium in Colombo.
Virat Kohli's 30th ODI hundred in his 194th game is now jointly second highest in list of century makers alongside Ricky Ponting with only Sachin Tendulkar (49 hundreds) ahead of him.
Sri Lanka will deploy unprecedented security for Thursday's fourth one-day international against India to prevent a repeat of crowd trouble which broke out following a humiliating defeat for the home side, police said.
The hosts went down to India by three wickets in the rain-hit match in Pallekele on Thursday to trail the series 2-0.
Sri Lanka can still seal automatic qualification for the 2019 ODI World Cup if they win two matches in this series.