India defeated Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the third Twenty20 International in Pune on Friday to clinch the three-match series 2-0. Navdeep Saini picked up three wickets while Washington Sundar and Shardul Thakur picked up two wickets apiece to bowl out Sri Lanka for 123 in 15.5 overs. Jasprit Bumrah, who picked up a wicket in the first over, became the leading wicket-taker in the shortest format for India, going past Ravichandran Ashwin and Yuzvendra Chahal. Earlier, India had posted a mammoth total of 201 for six after Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul laid the foundation with a 97-run partnership for the first wicket. Late flourish from Virat Kohli, Manish Pandey and Shardul Thakur helped India to an imposing total at the Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium. (SCORECARD)
Highlights Between India vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I, straight from Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
- 22:16 (IST)Jan 10, 2020
That's it from us!India proved to be too good for Sri Lanka in the end as they completed the three-match series with a convincing 78-run win in Pune. Shikhar Dhawan found his form back as he scored a quick-fire 52. Navdeep Saini was the breakout performer for the home side. That's it from us. India's next assignment begins on Tuesday as they host Australia for a three-match ODI series.
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Jasprit Bumrah is now the leading wicket-taker in T20Is for India!Jasprit Bumrah went past Yuzvendra Chahal and Ravichandran Ashwin to become the leading wicket-taker for India in the shortest format.
Jasprit Bumrah dismisses Gunathilaka in the first over of Sri Lanka's big chase. He has now become India's leading T20I wicket-taker!#INDvSL 3rd T20I https://t.co/B6zIzqZOeK pic.twitter.com/200YMKGV4S— ICC (@ICC) January 10, 2020