Spinners Akila Dananjaya (3-44) and Praveen Jayawickrama (3-59) do the majority of the injury as India are bowled out for 225 in 43.1 overs; Avishka Fernando (76) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa (65) share in 109-run partnership as Sri Lanka win by three wickets
Final Up to date: 23/07/21 8:41pm
Sri Lanka averted an ODI collection whitewash in opposition to a second-string Indian facet as they secured a three-wicket victory in a rain-hit third one-day worldwide in Colombo on Friday.
With India electing to bat first, Sri Lanka spinners Akila Dananjaya (3-44) and Praveen Jayawickrama (3-59) did the majority of the injury because the guests have been bowled out for 225 in 43.1 overs.
The match had been decreased to 47-overs-a-side because of rain, however half-centuries from Avishka Fernando (76) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa (65) helped the house facet to a comfort win with eight overs to spare.
Shikhar Dhawan led a depleted India crew for the collection, with a number of of their frontline gamers in England getting ready for the upcoming five-match Check collection beginning on August 4.
However, having taken an unassailable 2-0 lead going into the ultimate match of the collection, India determined to make six additional adjustments to their taking part in XI, blooding 5 debutants – Chetan Sakariya, Krishnappa Gowtham, Nitish Rana, Rahul Chahar and Sanju Samson.
After successful the toss, Dhawan (13) departed cheaply, however Prithvi Shaw (49) and Samson (46) chipped in with run-a-ball knocks to prop up the innings. Suryakumar Yadav too contributed 40 from 37 balls, however then India misplaced 5 wickets for 38 runs because the innings collapsed.
In reply, Sri Lanka too had a mini wobble, with 4 wickets falling for 26 runs on the tail-end of the chase, however the platform Fernando and Rajapaksa had supplied in a 109-run partnership for the second wicket helped arrange the win.
The 2 groups will now conflict in a three-match T20 collection starting on Sunday.