|Sri Lanka innings (toss: India, who selected to bowl first)|
|Batsman||Dismissal||Runs scored||4s||6s||Strike fee|
|D Gunathilaka||caught Rohit, bowled Bumrah||13 (12)||2||zero||108.33|
|U Tharanga||stumped Dhoni, bowled Kuldeep||95 (82)||12||three||115.85|
|S Samarawickrama||caught Dhawan, bowled Chahal||42 (57)||5||zero||73.68|
|A Mathews||bowled Chahal||17 (28)||2||zero||60.71|
|N Dickwella||caught Shreyas, bowled Kuldeep||eight (four)||2||zero||200.00|
|A Gunaratne||caught Dhoni, bowled Bhuvneshwar||17 (51)||zero||zero||33.33|
|T Perera||lbw Chahal||6 (6)||zero||zero||100.00|
|S Pathirana||caught Chahal, bowled Pandya||7 (12)||1||zero||58.33|
|A Dananjaya||bowled Kuldeep||1 (four)||zero||zero||25.00|
|S Lakmal||lbw Pandya||1 (2)||zero||zero||50.00|
|N Pradeep||not out||zero (11)||zero||zero||zero.00|
|Extras: eight (four wides, four leg byes)|
|SL’s whole: 215/10 in 44.5 overs, at four.79 runs per over|
|Fall of wickets: 15/1 (D Gunathilaka, three.four), 136/2 (S Samarawickrama, 22.three), 160/three (U Tharanga, 27.1), 168/four (N Dickwella, 27.5), 189/5 (A Mathews, 33.5), 197/6 (T Perera, 35.1), 208/7 (S Pathirana, 38.four), 210/eight (A Dananjaya, 39.5), 211/9 (S Lakmal, 40.1), 215/10 (A Gunaratne, 44.5|
|Bowlers||Overs||Maidens||Runs given||Wickets||Financial system|
|India innings (goal: 216 runs in 50 overs, at four.32 runs per over)|
|Batsman||Dismissal||Runs scored||4s||6s||Strike fee|
|R Sharma||bowled Dananjaya||7 (14)||zero||1||50.00|
|S Dhawan||not out||100 (85)||13||2||117.64|
|S Iyer||caught Lakmal, bowled Perera||65 (63)||eight||1||103.17|
|D Karthik||not out||26 (31)||three||zero||83.87|
|Batsmen who didn’t bat: MS Dhoni, H Pandya, M Pandey, Okay Yadav, B Kumar, J Bumrah, Y Chahal|
|Extras: 21 (15 wides, 2 leg byes, four byes)|
|India’s whole: 219/2 in 32.1 overs, at 6.80 runs per over|
|Fall of wickets: 14/1 (R Sharma, three.four), 149/2 (S Iyer, 22.four)|
|Sri Lanka bowling|
Man of the match:
Kuldeep Yadav, for taking three/42 in his 10 overs.
High scorer within the third ODI:
Shikhar Dhawan [100* off 85 balls,13 x4 and 2×6, strike rate 117.64]
The place was the third ODI received and misplaced?
Sri Lanka shot themselves within the foot by dropping 9/79 and being bowled out for 215 within the 45th over, having been 136 for the lack of one wicket within the 23rd over. Upul Tharanga and Sadeera Samarawickrama had put them in an outstanding place at close to the midway stage, with a 121-run second-wicket partnership. Tharanga, particularly, was at his fluent greatest, stroking the ball all around the dial and discovering the boundary with utter ease. His boundary hitting accelerated Sri Lanka’s scoring fee they usually have been scoring at near seven runs per over fairly simply.
The Islanders reached 68/1 on the finish of the primary powerplay (overs 1 to 10) and the foot wasn’t coming off the accelerator even after an extra two fielders dropped out of the circle. The Indian bowlers weren’t erring with their traces and lengths overly, however expectantly (the sides didn’t carry to the fielders and uppish drives and cuts eluded them as nicely) and an aggressive method from the visiting batsmen, the house group was made to really feel the warmth.
Although a bit impetuous to say at that stage, Sri Lanka appeared set to submit not less than 300 after having been invited to bat first by Rohit Sharma. They have been 100/1 on the finish of the 17th over, the pitch was taking part in rather well and the Lankan Lions appeared that that they had reworked themselves from being the unreliable, indecisive outfit who sealed computerized qualification for the Cricket World Cup 2019 by the pores and skin of their tooth to a group who out of the blue have been taking this must-win match by the scruff of its neck. Make no mistake, that they had caught India off guard for a short interval and Rohit lower a annoyed determine fielding contained in the circle.
Tharanga was the primary to deliver up his half-century (his 16th, off simply 36 balls and within the 12th over of the innings) and he threatened to make an enormous rating and, within the course of, main Sri Lanka to an enormous whole. On the different finish, Samarawickrama was in a rush and was in no way composed on the crease. He stepped out of his crease to seamers and spinners alike and batted in scrappy trend, to say the least; he was immensely helped by Tharanga’s fluency and a gifted means to seek out the boundary taking part in standard strokes.
The introduction of spinners (Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal) did stem the run circulate a contact, however Tharanga and Samarawickrama have been nonetheless capable of finding the boundary pretty repeatedly and so, the stress was on the fielding group so long as this duo was out within the center. Kuldeep was unlucky through the preliminary stage of his spell: he flighted the ball and bowled slower by means of the air, a mix which was already troubling the Sri Lankan batsmen (even the well-set Tharanga), however as well as, his variations have been barely discernible and a substantial variety of deliveries went previous the inside and outside edges, prompting uhhs and ahhs from MS Dhoni and the spinner himself.
Chahal was the one who broke the Tharanga-Samarawickrama partnership. The suitable-handed Samarawickrama went after a flighted supply that pitched on off stump and turned prodigiously, and didn’t handle to get the elevation or the gap on his stroke; an on-rushing Shikhar Dhawan from sweeper cowl wolfed up a simple likelihood to dismiss the right-hander for a 57-ball 42.
The floodgates had opened for India and the Males in Blue made essentially the most of this opening that they had been given by Sri Lanka. The road-smart, highly-aware Dhoni whipped the bails off at simply the correct second to stump Tharanga off Kuldeep’s bowling and produce the third wicket for India with the rating at 160. The autumn of Tharanga triggered the collapse of the Sri Lankan innings.
Hardik Pandya, who had conceded 37 runs off his first 5 overs, redeemed himself and never solely stemmed the circulate of runs of boundaries being hit but in addition picked up two wickets. Impressively, he completed with 2/49 in his 10 overs and hastened the tip of the Sri Lankan innings.
Kuldeep Yadav added Niroshan Dickwella and Akila Dananjaya (two extra left-handers) to his record of victims, whereas Yuzvendra Chahal additionally completed with three wickets (essentially the most spectacular of them being his castling Angelo Mathews with a leg-spinner that drifted within the air, dipped on right-hander and spun sharply previous the surface edge to destroy the furnishings).
216 was unlikely to trouble India and with out breaking a sweat, they sealed the sequence win in emphatic trend. Rohit Sharma fell early, however Shikhar Dhawan and Shreyas Iyer batted aggressively and with the intent getting the job executed rapidly, within the course of entertaining the Vizag crowd. Iyer was nearly trying hit a boundary off each ball and almost managed to, and, whereas he was on the crease, Dhawan performed second fiddle largely. This Mumbai right-hander acquired to his second successive ODI half-century and 100 was for the taking. However in attempting to tug a size ball from Thisara Perera, Iyer, who had been cramped for room, hit the ball down mid-on’s throat. He departed after making 65 off 63 balls and having shared a 135-run partnershp with Dhawan for the second wicket.
The tempo of Dhawan’s innings went up by a notch after Iyer fell and he made his 12th ODI century, staying unbeaten on 100 off 85 balls whereas Dinesh Karthik hit the successful runs and stayed unbeaten himself, with 26 off 31 balls. India reached the goal on the primary ball of the 33rd over, sealing the sequence with an eight-wicket victory within the third ODI.
Shikhar Dhawan additionally bagged the person of the sequence award for scoring 168 runs in three innings.