3rd T20I: Clinical India beat Sri Lanka by 78 runs to win series 2-0

India defeated Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the third and final T20 International to win the three-match series 2-0 on Friday.

India TV Sports Desk [ Updated: January 10, 2020 23:55 IST ]
  • India defeated Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the third and final T20 International to win the three-match series 2-0 on Friday.
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    India defeated Sri Lanka by 78 runs in the third and final T20 International to win the three-match series 2-0 on Friday.

  • Sent into bat, India rode on KL Rahul (54 off 36) and Shikhar Dhawan's (52 off 36) 97-run opening stand to post a challenging 201 for six in their allotted 20 overs.
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    Sent into bat, India rode on KL Rahul (54 off 36) and Shikhar Dhawan's (52 off 36) 97-run opening stand to post a challenging 201 for six in their allotted 20 overs.

  • Manish Pandey then smashed 31 off 18 balls and skipper Virat Kohli, batting at number six, scored a brisk 17-ball 26.
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    Manish Pandey then smashed 31 off 18 balls and skipper Virat Kohli, batting at number six, scored a brisk 17-ball 26.

  • Defending the total, the Indian bowlers, led by right-arm pacer Navdeep Saini (3/28) Shardul Thakur (2/19), dished out a disciplined effort to bundle out Sri Lanka for 123 in 15.5 overs.
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    Defending the total, the Indian bowlers, led by right-arm pacer Navdeep Saini (3/28) Shardul Thakur (2/19), dished out a disciplined effort to bundle out Sri Lanka for 123 in 15.5 overs.

  • India, thus, won the series 2-0 after registering a comprehensive seven-wicket win in the second T20 International in Indore. The first match of the series was washed out in Guwahati without a ball being bowled. 
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    India, thus, won the series 2-0 after registering a comprehensive seven-wicket win in the second T20 International in Indore. The first match of the series was washed out in Guwahati without a ball being bowled. 

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