India vs Sri Lanka: Scoreboard, Third ODI
Hyderabad: Scoreboard after India defeated Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in third ODI and took an inevitable lead by 3-0 in the 5-match series played at Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Uppal here Sunday.
Chasing a target of 243 runs, India coasted to the win in 44.1 overs, winning with 35 balls to spare.
Opener Shikhar Dhawan played a stellar knock (91) and forged useful partnerships with Ajinkya Rahane (31) and Ambati Rayadu (35) to lead India to victory. Skipper Virat Kohli also contributed with a solid 53.
Returning after two ODIs on the tour, Nuwan Kulasekara picked up 1 wicket to dismiss Dhawan on 91. While Thisara Perera and Tillakaratne Dilshan also picked up one wicket each.
Earlier, Sri Lanka were bowled out for 242 in 48.2 overs despite veteran batsman Mahela Jayawardene scoring a superb century (118 off 124 balls).
Pacer Umesh Yadav (4/ 53) wrecked Sri Lanka's top order to help set up India's triumph.
Sri Lanka innings
|Kusal Perera||c Saha b Yadav||4|
|Tillakaratne Dilshan||c Rahane b Rayudu||53|
|Kumar Sangakkara||c Ashwin b Yadav||0|
|Mahela Jayawardene||st Saha b Ashwin||118|
|Angelo Mathews||c Kohli b Patel||10|
|Ashan Priyanjan||c Yadav b Patel||2|
|Chaturanga de Silva||c Dhawan b Patel||2|
|Thisara Perera||c sub (Binny) b Yadav||1|
|Seekkuge Prasanna||b Yadav||29|
|Nuwan Kulasekara||c Rahane b Kulkarni||7|
|Lahiru Gamage||not out||0|
|Extras||(lb 3, w 11, nb 2)||16|
|Fall of wickets||1-5 (Kusal Perera, 0.6 ov), 2-7 (Sangakkara, 2.1 ov), 3-112 (Dilshan, 24.6 ov), 4-144 (Mathews, 30.3 ov), 5-148 (Priyanjan, 32.5 ov), 6-154 (de Silva, 34.5 ov), 7-158 (Thisara Perera, 36.2 ov), 8-225 (Jayawardene, 44.3 ov), 9-238 (Prasanna, 46.5 ov), 10-242 (Kulasekara, 48.3 ov)|
|Ajinkya Rahane||c Jayawardene b Thisara Perera||31|
|Shikhar Dhawan||c Sangakkara b Kulasekara||91|
|Ambati Rayudu||run out (Mathews/Sangakkara)||35|
|Virat Kohli||c Gamage b Dilshan||53|
|Suresh Raina||not out||18*|
|Wriddhiman Saha||not out||6*|
|Extras||( w 8, nb 1, lb 2)||11|
|Total||for 4 wickets||245|
|Fall of wickets||1-62 (Rahane, 11.6 ov), 2-131 (Rayudu, 24.3 ov), 3-201 (Dhawan, 33.6 ov), 4-236 (Kohli, 41.4 ov)|
Did not bat: Akshar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Dhawal Kulkarni
|Chaturanga de Silva||5||0||45||0|
Result: India won by 6 wickets
Series: India lead the 5-match series by 3-0
Man of the Match: Mahela Jayawardene
Toss: Sri Lanka chose to bat