While Virat Kohli took a hit in batsman's ranking for the five-day format, Ravichandran Ashwin's strong show in Sri Lanka has helped him climb a spot in the Test rankings for bowlers.
Rohit Sharma stunned the cricketing world with his monster score against Sri Lanka last week, smashing the previous record of 219 held by fellow Indian Virender Sehwag.
Asked to fill in for West Indies, the Sri Lankan team failed to fight in the five ODIs against hosts India. Chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya is left devastated after the recent performances.
India routed Sri Lanka 5-0. Ironically, Angelo Mathews, with 339 runs, including a hundred and two fifties, was the top run-scorer in the series.
India swept Sri Lanka off their feet in the five-match ODI series. Lankan chief selector Sanath Jayasuriya is bitterly disappointed with the lackluster display by Angelo Mathews' team.
Axar Patel's emergence as an all-rounder in India's just-concluded ODI series against Sri Lanka means that Ravichandran Ashwin is no more an automatic choice for the only spinner's slot.
Angelo Mathews hit his maiden ODI century but Sri Lanka failed to avoid a humiliating whitewash against India.
India whitewashed Sri Lanka in the five-match ODI series that ended with a three-wicket win in Ranchi on Sunday.
Stand-in India captain Virat Kohli said the biggest takeaway from the hurriedly-arranged series against Sri Lanka has been the positive and aggressive attitude that his team displayed all through. India crushed Sri Lanka 5-0 completing the formalities with a three-wicket triumph in the final match of the ODI series on Sunday night.
Virat Kohli's unbeaten 139 powered India to a three-wicket win vs Sri Lanka in the fifth and final ODI vs Sri Lanka to complete a 5-0 series whitewash.
India completed a five-nil series whitewash vs Sri Lanka in Ranchi on Sunday. India are now on 117 rating points, two clear of second-placed South Africa.
Virat Kohli (139 not out) led from the front as India completed a 5-0 series whitewash over Sri Lanka in Ranchi on Sunday.
Although India whitewashed Sri Lanka, captain Angelo Mathews stood apart from his fellow players and hit a fiery 139* - becoming the highest ODI scorer this year - and took two wickets to set an example.
Virat Kohli's century helped him become the second-highest ODI scorer this year. The knock also helped India defeat Sri Lanka by three wickets in the fifth and final ODI of the series.
Catch all the highlights of the fifth ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Ranchi.
Sri Lanka have been hammered in all four ODIs and their bowling has suffered at the hands of the Indian batsmen.
Despite the match being held on a Sunday, the swanky JSCA International Stadium Complex would remain empty in MS Dhoni's absence, according to the host association.