SL vs IND 3rd ODI Highlights: Avishka Fernando Guides Sri Lanka Home After Spinners Dismantle India
Sri Lanka vs India 3rd ODI Highlights: Fifties from Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksa helped Sri Lanka to win the third ODI against India by three wickets.
Sri Lanka defeated India by three wickets (DLS method) in a run-chase of 227 runs in the third ODI at Colombo on Friday. Avishka Fernando was the player of the match and was also the top scorer for Sri Lanka with his 72 runs, he was well supported by Bhanuka Rajapaksa who stood with him for a partnership of 109 runs for the second wicket. Indian batsmen could not convert their starts while batting first in the final ODI and the visitors were all-out for just 225 runs in 43.1 overs. The pitch had helped spinners a lot, with Akila Dananjaya and Praveen Jayawickrama bagging three wickets apiece. For India, Rahul Chahar was the star performer with his 3 wickets on ODI debut, while fellow debutant Chetan Sakariya picked up two wickets as well. Now, the two teams will face off in 3-match T20I series starting July 25. (SCORECARD)
3rd ODI Highlights, Sri Lanka vs India From R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
- 23:53 (IST)India Take Series 2-1!So, here it was a good game for Sri Lanka overall, they got wickets first and in the end, their batsmen contributed as well. It was all about the game from the spinners in the final ODI at Colombo. First, Sri Lanka spinners dominated the game with their six wickets together. Later, Rahul Chahar was the star for India with his 3 wickets while defending the total against Sri Lanka. However, India won the series by 2-1, and the two teams will up against each other in the T20I series.That's all from Sri Lanka vs India 3rd ODI blog, do join us during the T20I series starting July 25.
- 20:18 (IST)Sri Lanka Need 227 Runs To Win!Sri Lanka need 227 runs to win. (Target revised with DLS method)
INNINGS BREAK: #TeamIndia post on the board. #SLvIND@PrithviShaw@IamSanjuSamson— BCCI (@BCCI) July 23, 2021
3/44 for Akila Dananjaya
Sri Lanka's chase to begin shortly.
*Following rain interruption, the revised target for Sri Lanka is 227.
Scorecard https://t.co/7LRDbx0DLM pic.twitter.com/S3QJquk9BQ
- 18:06 (IST)Update!UPDATE!The match will start at 6:30 PM IST and number of overs have been reduced to 47 overs per side.