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HIGHLIGHTS India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: Hosts beat Sri Lanka by 78 runs to clinch series 2-0

After posting a massive total of 201/6, disciplined Indian bowling attack restricted the Sri Lanka batting unit for 123 to win the match by 78 runs in Pune. The hosts also clinched the three-match series by 2-0.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 10, 2020 22:50 IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: All-round India thrash Sri Lanka by 78 runs to clinch series 2-0
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India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: All-round India thrash Sri Lanka by 78 runs to clinch series 2-0

HIGHLIGHTS  India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd T20I: Hello and welcome to our coverage of India vs Sri Lanka 3rd T20I live cricket match from Maharashtra Cricket Association, Pune. Sri Lanka captain Lasith Malinga win the toss and opt to bowl against India in Pune. For India, Virat Kohli makes three changes in the playing XI as Sanju Samson and Manish Pandey get their much-awaited chance. Yuzvendra Chahal also returns to the Indian squad. in place of Kuldeep Yadav. After a clinical win in the second T20I, Virat Kohli and Co. will aim to seal the series in the third and the final match of the series on Friday. Meanwhile, the Sri Lankan team to get their revenge on their Asian neighbours after a disappointing show in Indore. (Stream India vs Sri Lanka) (IND vs SL Scoreboard)

India beat Sri Lanka by 78 runs

22.11 IST: Saini to Malinga, OUT! Wicket number three for Saini as India beat Sri Lanka by 78 runs to win series 2-0.

22.07 IST: Saini to Dhananjaya, OUT! End of a fighting knock as Saini gets Dhananjaya with a short ball.

22.03 IST: Sundar to Lakshan, Stumped! Lanka lose the eighth wicket now

22.01 IST: Sundar to Dhananjaya, DOUBLE! Excellent work from Chahal at boundary line as Dhananjaya completes his 2nd T20I fifty.

21.58 IST: Chahal to Hasaranga, RUNOUT! What a throw from Yuzvendra Chahal, a rocket from mid-wicket as Wickest continue to fall

21.55 IST: Shardul to Shanaka, OUT! Caught and Bowl from Shardul as Lanka lose their sixth wicket.

21.50 IST: Chahal to Dhananjaya, FOUR! Great effort from Pandey at boundary rope but Lanka gets a boundary.

21.46 IST: Sundar to Mathews, OUT! One hell of a catch from Pandey as he takes a running catch to end a blistering knock of Mathews.

21.45 IST: Sundar to Mathews, SIX! A flatter one this time as he charges on Sundar and smashes over midwicket region for a maximum.

21.40 IST: Saini to Dhananjaya, FOUR! Textbook shot from the young man as he lofts the ball over long-off for a boundary.

21.36 IST: Chahal to Dhananjaya, SIX! Another six from Lanka and this time a flatter one from Dhananjaya.

21.35 IST: Sundar to Mathews, SIX! Another biggie from the over as he charges on the bowler to smash him over long-on for a six.

21.32 IST: Sundar to Mathews, SIX! Massive shot from the veteran as he chooses his spot well and made the full of it with a maximum.

21.29 IST: Chahal to Dhananjaya, FOUR! Cuts away fro a boundary as Dhananjaya is looking in good touch here.

21.21 IST: Saini to Dhananjaya, FOUR! Marvellous Shot as he cuts the ball beautifully for four.

21.19 IST: Saini to Perera, OUT! That was one hell of a yorker from Saini as he gets the danger man

21.17 IST: Shardul to Mathews, FOUR! Shardul bangs it short but Mathews punched it hard over the mid-wicket region for a boundary.

21.15 IST: Shardul to Perara, FOUR! Fabulous shot as he lofts the ball with total ease and gets a boundary on the long-off region

21.08 IST: Bumrah to Fernando, RUN OUT! Silly work done there as the miss-communication cost Lanka lose another wicket.

20.58 IST: Shardul to Avishka, OUT! Another soft dismissal for India as Lanka lose both their openers

20.55 IST: Bumrah to Gunathilka, OUT! Bumrah ends the over with a wicket and became the highest wicket-taker for India in T20Is

20.39 IST: Kumara to Pandey, DOUBLE! India score 201/6 against Sri Lanka in Pune. Rahul 54, Dhawan 52, Sandakan 3/35

20.37 IST: Kumara to Shardul, FOUR! Another good shot from Shardul as he is just hammering the ball with sheer power now.

20.36 IST: Kumara to Shardul, SIX! In the air and six, Shardul hits it straight down the ground and gets the desired result.

20.33 IST: Malinga to Pandey, FOUR! Slashes hard for a boundary as Malinga is feeling the pressure.

20.31 IST: Malinga to Shardul, SIX! Power strike from Shardul as he slammed Malinga straight for a six.

20.27 IST: Kumara to Sundar, OUT! Back to back wickets as Sundar tries to play the upper-cut and finds the fielder at third man

20.26 IST: Kumara to Kohli, RUNOUT! Unnecessary from Kohli as he losses his wicket.

20.23 IST: Kumara to Pandey, FOUR! Sheer power as Pandey hammered the ball for four in the deep mid-wicket region.

20.21 IST: Mathews to Kohli, FOUR! Slapped hard as it was the full toss on the pads and Kohli finds the gap and a boundary.

20.19 IST: Mathews to Kohli, SIX! Fabulous shot from the skipper as he chooses the safest (straight) region to smash the most gorgeous shot of the match till now.

*Angelo Mathews returns to action

20.11 IST: Kumara to Pandey, FOUR! Excellent shot as Pandey gets his first boundary of the innings.

20.05 IST: Lakshan to Iyer, OUT! An easy catch by the bowler in the follow-through as Lanka gets another wicket.

20.04 IST: Lakshan to Iyer, FOUR! Straight away off the mark as he cuts the ball hard for a boundary

20.03 IST: Lakshan to Rahul, OUT! Stumped! Rahul looks disappointed their as it was a good chance for him convert the 50 into a big one.

20.01 IST: Lakshan to Rahul, FOUR! Sheer power from Rahul as he slaps it pretty hard to get a boundary.

20.00 IST: Lakshan to Rahul, DOUBLE, Sweeps hard and collects two to complete his fifty.

19.59 IST: Hasaranga to Rahul, FOUR! Slapped hard for a boundary as Rahul is inching towards his fifty.

19.56 IST: Hasaranga to Samson, OUT! Gone on the very second ball and he was plumbed in front of the wicket.

19.54 IST: Lakshan to Samson, SIX! Off the mark on the very first ball with a majestic six over long-on.

19.52 IST: Lakshan to Dhawan, In the air and Gunathilaka takes an easy catch and India lose their first wicket.

19.50 IST: Lakshan to Dhawan, SINGLE and Dhawan completes his 10th half-century in T20Is

19.46 IST: Hasaranga to Dhawan, SIX! FULL TOSS and gets the treatment and Dhawan powered it for a maximum.

19.35 IST: Mathews to Dhawan, FOUR! Cuts away for four as Dhawan is in the mood today.

19.29 IST: Kumara to Dhawan, FOUR! Better than the last one as he drives the ball through the covers to get back to back boundaries.

19.28 IST: Kumara to Dhawan, FOUR! What a shot! That was Shikhar Dhawan special as he jumped on the room given and gets a boundary.

19.26 IST: Malinga to Dhawan, FOUR! Another boundary from the over and this time a much controlled one.

19.24 IST: Malinga to Dhawan, FOUR! Edged and there is no slip as the ball races away for a boundary.

19.20 IST: Dhananjaya to Rahul, SIX! It was a juicy full toss on the leg stump and Rahul picks his spot beautifully to send the ball into the crowd.

19.18 IST: Dhananjaya to Dhawan, FOUR! Dhawan frees his arms and lofts the ball in the air into the gap for a boundary.

* Dhananjaya replaces Mathews

19.10 IST: Mathews to Rahul, FOUR! Same Shot and same result as KL just opens the face of his bat and the ball went through the fielders for four.

19.10 IST: Mathews to Rahul, FOUR! Glorious drive from KL Rahul as pushes the ball in the gap to get a boundary.

19.08 IST: Mathews to Dhawan, FOUR! In the air and Dropped ad Dhawan gets his first boundary of the match.

* Angelo Mathews to bowl from the other end

19.04 IST: Malinga to Rahul, FOUR! Rahul picks his favourite region as he guides the ball towards the square-leg region for a boundary.

19.01 IST: Malinga to Dhawan, WIDE! Poor from Malinga as India get an extra run in the earlier stage.

18.58 IST: Lasith Malinga to start the proceedings with the ball.

18.57 IST: Indian openers Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul are out in the middle

18.45 IST: Team India is ready to roar in Pune

18.39 IST: Playing XI of both teams are out.

Sri Lanka (Playing XI): Danushka Gunathilaka, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Perera(w), Oshada Fernando, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dasun Shanaka, Lakshan Sandakan, Wanindu Hasaranga, Lasith Malinga(c), Lahiru Kumara

India (Playing XI): Lokesh Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Shreyas Iyer, Virat Kohli(c), Manish Pandey, Sanju Samson(w), Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur, Navdeep Saini, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal

18.31 IST: Sri Lanka win toss opt to bowl against India in Pune

17.00 IST: Indian bowlers are all set to break the furniture in the final T20I


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