INDIA vs SRI LANKA 3rd ODI, Match Highlights
India Whitewash Sri Lanka 3-0 and win the Mastercard Sri Lanka tour of the India ODI series
IND vs SL: India chose to bat first after winning the toss. The hosts got off to a rousing start thanks to Gill and his captain Rohit Sharma, who served as the openers. After this Virat Continued his show by reaching his 46th International ODI century. Then Mohammed Siraj sealed the game for India in the bowling department.
India wins the third and final ODI match of the series by 317 runs and calm the series 3-0. India was pretty dominant in this series. While Sri Lanka has to go back to the drawing board and see what went wrong and try to improve it before the ODI World Cup in 2023.
IND vs SL: Siraj With one of the best Spell of his career
Siraj Finished his bowling figures with 4 wickets in 10 overs and conceded just 32 runs. He bowled an economy of 3.20, wherein he also bowled a maiden over.
Siraj was once again the crucial wicket-taking bowler in the powerplay, he continued to show why he is the best wicket-taking bowler in the world right now. Not only in this match but throughout the series Mohammed Siraj played a crucial role in picking up the wickets at regular intervals.
This will be a big boost for Siraj leading up to the ODI World Cup and only time will make him better.
IND vs SL: Virat and Shubham showed their dominance in the batting
King Kohli What a tremendous player, Virat Kohli keeps getting better and better. The run machine had a sensational inning and was back to his ruthless nature. Kohli scores his 46th ODI century in just 85 balls.
His strike rate for his century so far is 117.44, and it has 10 fours and a six. scored 113 in the first ODI, but fell short in the second. In the third ODI, they bounced back and scored another century. With 110 balls remaining in his innings, Virat Kohli recorded an unblemished 166. With this century Virat Kohli scores his 10th century against Sri Lanka.
Shubman Gill scored his second ODI century in just 89 balls during India’s opening innings. Gill crosses the three-figure threshold with the aid of 11 fours and a few sixes. Before Rajitha bowled Shubham Gill, who was batting at 116 off 97 balls, things were going well for him.
IND vs SL: Big Loss in terms of Injury for Sri Lanka
One of them employs the kind of sliding challenge one often sees in football to take out the other player when the ball is dragged in between Vandersay and Ashen Bandara, who are both trying to stop it. The ball falls away to the cushions as soon as both men are on the ground.
The person who is having trouble immediately away is Vandersay since Bandara’s knee got entangled in her. The volunteers also reached there immediately. While Bandara is being taken away on a stretcher, Vandersay is writhing in pain and waits to be transferred. Bandara is awake and using the neck brace. He was later taken to a local hospital for a further checkup.
IND vs SL: Sri Lankan Batting (Second Half of the Innings)
One pair faced 20 or more deliveries, and only three batters reached double digits. There wasn’t much to say about the Sri Lankan batsmen, but they can use this as a lesson and improve.
IND vs SL: Siraj’s Comments after the Victory
In the post-match interview, Siraj stated saying “I wanted to try and get my first fifer. Tried very hard, but you get only as much as you deserve. The outswing was coming out nicely, but the wicket-taking over was the scrambled seam. I just try to generate some doubt in the batter’s mind with those outswing deliveries. Captain tried hard to get me that fifer, but what can we do.”
IND vs SL: Man of the Match and Man of the Series
Virat Kohli received the Man of the series award for his incredible contribution throughout the series. He has scored 282 runs in this ODI series. The man of the match award also goes to King Virat Kohli who scored his 45th ODI century for India. 166 for 110 balls.
IND vs SL: Amazing end to an amazing Series
Being a tailender like him, Kumara eventually loses patience after waiting about for a long. Attempts to hit this but misses, and it rebounds off the pads and lands on the stumps. Since Bandara declined to take the field to bat, the inning is over. With a crushing victory, India wins the series 3-0.