Colombo: IND vs Sri Lanka,Third ODI
After sealing the series in the second ODI itself,Team India tried their bench-strength by making 6 changes from the second Odi. Among six 5 players made their debut. Sanju Samson,N Rana,C Sakariya,K Gowtham and Rahul Chahar made their Odi Debut.
After winning the toss India opted to bat first and Skipper Shikhar Dhawan departs early for just 13 runs . Then Debutant Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw added 74 runs for the second Wicket. Prithvi Shaw scored 49 and Sanju Samson scored 46 in his debut innings.
Due to regular fall of wickets India got all-out for 225 while at one stage India were on 157/4 . Dananjaya and Jayawickrama picked 3 wickets each for Srilanka.
While chasing a total of 226, The WK-Batsman M Bhanuka departs for just 7 by K Gowtham. Then Avishka Fernando and B Rajapaksha added 109 runs for second Wicket. B Rajapaksha dismissed by C Sakariya on 65.
Then Chetan Sakariya surprised Dhananjay De Silva by a stunning back up the hand slower delivery. Dhananjay had no answer for it.
Sri Lanka are on 194/4 after 32 over , required just 33 from 90 balls ( As match reduced to 47 over due to rain) . Avishka Fernando playing on 71* and Captain Dasun Shanaka just came to bat.
From India Chetan Sakariya took 2 wickets and Hardik and K Gowtham have one Wickets.