Sri Lanka electing to bat, 217 / 9 – ( 50 Overs ) Lahiru Thirimaanna 80, Dinesh Chandimal 36, Milinda Siriwardene 29 – Lost last 06 wickets for the addition of 72 runs in 84 balls – Jusprit Bumrah 5/27. Regular Skipper Upul Tharanga did not play – serving a 02 match ban for slow over rate, Chamara Kapugedera captained the side on home town for the first time – Dhanushka Gunathilaka did not play – injured. Lahiru Thirimaanna & Dinesh Chandimal were included for them.
India in reply, 218 / 4 – ( 45.1 Overs ) Rohit Sharma 124 no, Mahendra Singh Dhoni 67 no – involved in an unbroken / match winning 157 run partnership for the 05th wicket after being 61/4 – Akila Dhananjaya 2/38.
Player of the Match – Jasprit Bumrah ( India )
Unhappy / Unruly spectators hurled objects to the ground which held up play for 30 minutes just prior to India winning the match & the series.
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