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IND vs SL 3rd ODI: Virat Kohli, Mohammed Siraj shine as India thrash Sri Lanka by 317 runs | Cricket News

IND vs SL third ODI: Virat Kohli, Mohammed Siraj shine as India thrash Sri Lanka by 317 runs | Cricket Information

A harmful powerplay spell from Mohammed Siraj continued Sri Lanka’s downfall for the third straight ODI, serving to the hosts clinch a large 317-run win within the last ODI at Kerala on Sunday. With this, India has gained the ODI collection 3-0. Chasing 391, Sri Lanka as soon as once more skilled troubles in tackling Mohammed Siraj with the brand new ball. The pacer wasted no time and dismissed opener Avishka Fernando (1) and Kusal Mendis (4), lowering SL to 22/2 in 4 overs. Sri Lanka was wanting ahead to construct a partnership after this.

Nonetheless, Siraj didn’t let the guests catch a break. After his senior tempo companion Mohammed Shami despatched again Charith Asalanka for only one run, the 28-year-old pacer continued his powerplay exploits, dismissing Nuwanidu Fernando (19), who was the one double-digit scorer for SL until but and all-rounder Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva (1).On the finish of the primary obligatory powerplay, SL was 39/5, with Chamika Karunaratne (1*) joined by skipper Dasun Shanaka (4*). Siraj might merely do no mistaken as he ran out Karunaratne for only one. The alarms sounded wildly for the Asian champions, who had been lowered to 39/6.

SL managed to cross the 50-run mark in 14.2 overs. But it surely was Kuldeep Yadav, which gave India spin its first success of the match, dismissing skipper Shanaka for 11 off 26 balls. Shami dismissed Dunith Wellalage for simply three runs, persevering with SL’s downward spiral. The guests had been left reeling at 51/8. Kuldeep Yadav dismissed Lahiru Kumara for 9 off 19 balls, ending the primary 20-run plus stand of SL’s innings. Kuldeep acquired his second wicket of the match. With the final batter Ashen Bandara retired harm, SL was deemed all out at 73 and India registered a large 317-run win to scrub sweep the collection. Siraj was the decide of the bowlers for India, taking 4/32. Kuldeep and Shami additionally took two wickets every.

Earlier, centuries from Virat Kohli and Shubhman Gill helped India publish a mammoth complete of 390 runs towards Sri Lanka within the third ODI on the Greenfield Worldwide Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday.Virat (166*) performed a wide ranging knock whereas Gill (116) performed a scintillating knock to current a robust case for himself as Rohit Sharma`s batting companion for the upcoming World Cup. The previous India captain was additionally concerned in two-century stands. Kasun Rajitha picked two wickets for the guests.

Triumphant collection win.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) January 15, 2023

Opting to bat first, the opening duo of Rohit Sharma and Shubhman Gill began steadily. However as soon as they acquired their eyes set, the pair went ballistic and commenced to search out boundaries recurrently.

The hosts had been 11/0 on the finish of 4 overs however went hell for leather-based within the subsequent six to take India to 75/0 on the finish of 10 overs with the Indian captain batting at 36(32) and Gill 35(28). Rohit appeared set for an enormous rating after lacking out within the first two ODIs however was dismissed within the sixteenth over by Chamika Karunaratne for 42(49). The fitting-hander`s downfall got here off a short-pitched supply, attempting to ship it over the fence however might solely time it to search out Avishka Fernando at deep backward sq. leg.

Nonetheless, Gill continued his wealthy vein of kind in ODIs and ensured that the hosts stored scoring at a brisk price. Virat Kohli took the assault to the Sri Lankan bowlers proper from the phrase go. Gill survived an in depth name within the twenty fourth over towards Wanindu Hasaranga after being struck on the pads whereas making an attempt a sweep. The fitting-hander then went on to attain his second ODI hundred off simply 89 balls within the thirty first over. Virat too reached his half-century in the identical over serving to lengthen India`s dominance within the match.

The Indian opener struck 4 boundaries within the subsequent over towards Jeffrey Vandersay earlier than being dismissed for 116(97) that included 14 boundaries and two huge sixes. Gill shared a large 131-run partnership with the previous India captain.

Virat had a stroke of luck when batting on 82(76), Vandersay misjudged a catch on the ropes and did not seize the catch. The 34-year-old made the a lot of the reprieve and went on to smash his forty sixth ODI century. Shreyas Iyer too made use of the superb batting situations on supply and stored putting boundaries recurrently however was dismissed for 38(32) within the quest for extra fast runs.

KL Rahul (7) and Suryakumar Yadav (4) perished whereas attempting to finish the Indian innings with a flourish. Each the batters had been dismissed in deep further cowl whereas attempting to ship the ball over the ropes.`King Kohli` as he’s identified by his followers, unleashed a flurry of strokes after reaching his hundred. The fitting-hander struck seven sixes after reaching his hundred and raced to 166* within the final over. He struck two sixes within the final over to assist India finish with 390/5 within the second ODI.

Transient rating: India 390/5 (Virat Kohli 166*, Shubhman Gill 116; Kasun Rajitha 2-81) defeat Sri Lanka 73 (Nuwanidu Fernando 19, Kasun Rajitha 13*, Mohammed Siraj 4/32). (With ANI inputs)