Virat Kohli's 21st ODI Ton Inspires India's 5-0 Whitewash
Virat Kohli slammed his 21st hundred as India chased down 287 vs Sri Lanka in Ranchi in the fifth and final ODI. (All images from BCCI)
Kedar Jadhav being handed his maiden India cap at the start of the final ODI against Sri Lanka in Ranchi.
The Indian team in a huddle before the toss against Sri Lanka on Sunday.
Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews won the toss decided to bat against India in Ranchi.
Dhawal Kulkarni struck early to remove debutant Dickwella.
Stuart Binny is ecstatic after removing Dilshan, who had started to look dangerous.
Kohli gestures to the dressing-room after Akshar Patel removed Chandimal on Sunday.
Ashwin appeals successfully for the wicket of Mahela Jayawardene, who had settled down and looked good for another big innings.
Once the top-order was dismantled, Angelo Mathews and Lahiru Thirimanne added 128 to give Sri Lanka a fighting total.
Mathews scored his maiden ODI hundred and remained unbeaten on 139. He also became the highest scorer in ODIs this year so far, with 1062 runs.
Mathews had a brilliant match individually and struck two early blows, removing Ajinkya Rahane and Rohit Sharma (in pic).
Ambati Rayudu, who once again batted at number three, played some scintillating shots to break the shackles.
Virat Kohli came out all guns blazing and played some breathtaking shots on a pitch where the ball was not coming on to the bat.
Kohli plays the ball away to the fence as India continued to take control of the chaise against Sri Lanka.
Kohli acknowledges the cheers from the crowd and the dressing-room after going raising his third half-century of the series.
Rayudu, who scored 59, is consoled by Kohli as he walks away after being run out.
Kohli was unstoppable and went on to crack his 21st hundred. He remained unbeaten on 139 as India reached home with eight balls and three wickets to spare.
Kohli celebrates after hitting the winning runs in Ranchi.
Sri Lanka walk off after the three-wicket defeat against India on Sunday.