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Monday, 15 February 2016 - 9:20
India Beats Sri Lanka, Wins The Series 2-1
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India beat Sri Lanka by nine wickets to seal the three-match T20 series 2-1 in Visakhapatnam on Sunday (14th). The Men in Blue outplayed the islanders in the deciding contest, and maintained their No.1 spot in T20I rankings.

Sri Lanka had managed to stun India in the first match, but the hosts came back brilliantly to win the second T20I comprehensively.

However Sri Lanka were bowled out for 82 in the third and final T20 against India leaving the Indians a relatively easy target of 83 to claim victory in the series.

Chasing a target of 83 the hosts scored 84 for the loss of 1 wicket in 13.5 overs.

Ravichandran Ashwin was adjudged the Man of the Match.





Teams:

India: Mahendra Singh Dhoni (Capt), Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, Ajinkya Rahane, Suresh Raina, Yuvraj Singh, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Ashish Nehra.

Sri Lanka: Dinesh Chandimal (Capt), Niroshan Dickwella, Tillakaratne Dilshan, Asela Gunaratne, Seekkuge Prasanna, Milinda Siriwardana, Thisara Perera, Dasun Shanaka, Sachitra Senanayake, Dilhara Fernando, Dushmantha Chameera.

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