India defeats Sri Lanka by 5 wickets in T20I, win series by 3-0


Mumbai: Indian team defeated Sri Lanka 3-0 by 5 wickets in T20 tournament that was held at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai on Sunday.  Sri Lankan team gave Indians a score of 136 that the champion’s team made it very easily. Batsman KL Rahul got out in the bowl of Dushmantha Chameera while Rohit (27) got out by Dasun Shanaka. Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey faced some unfriendly bowling during the match.

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All rounder Hardik Pandya tried hard to score well but could not able to make it. Manish Pandey (32) lost the game in the bowl of Chameera. Sri Lankan team bowlers bowled smartly but it wasn’t sufficient as guests who watched 12-match ODI losing line prior on the series gone through their second successive 3-0 defeat in T20 Internationals.

Prior, Sri Lankan batting side clinched 135/7 runs on the board. In only 3.3 overs, the team faced loss of 33 wickets in just 18 runs.

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Batsman Asela Gunaratne achieved 36 runs whereas Shanaka secured (29 not out) and Akila Dhananjaya clinched 18 runs in the match. All Rounder Hardik Pandya also took several wickets. Player Sundar received T20I cap by selection committee member Sarandeep Singh.