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Live Reporting: India beat Sri Lanka by 6 wickets, 2nd ODI

Ahmedabad: India took a 2-0 lead in the five-match One-Day International series with a comfortable six-wicket win against Sri Lanka at the Sardar Patel Stadium here Thursday. Electing to bat, Sri Lanka scored 274 for eight,
India TV Sports Desk November 06, 2014 21:52 IST
India TV Sports Desk

Ahmedabad: India took a 2-0 lead in the five-match One-Day International series with a comfortable six-wicket win against Sri Lanka at the Sardar Patel Stadium here Thursday.

 

Electing to bat, Sri Lanka scored 274 for eight, thanks largely to captain Angelo Mathews' unbeaten 92 and Kumar Sangakkara (61).

In reply, a 122-run partnership for the second wicket between Shikhar Dhawan (79) and Ambati Rayudu (121 not out) helped India reach 275 for four in 44.3 overs with captain Virat Kohli chipping in with 49 off 44 balls.

Seekkuge Prasanna was the successful bowler with 3 wickets in 7.3 overs for 53 runs. Dhammika Prasad picked up one wicket to dismiss the opener Ajinkya Rahane on 8.

 

Teams

India: S Dhawan, AM Rahane, V Kohli*, AT Rayudu, SK Raina, WP Saha†, RA Jadeja, R Ashwin, AR Patel, UT Yadav, I Sharma

Sri Lanka:MDKJ Perera, TM Dilshan, KC Sangakkara†, DPMD Jayawardene, AD Mathews*, SMA Priyanjan, NLTC Perera, S Prasanna, S Randiv, KTGD Prasad, PLS Gamage

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