Sri Lanka take the game, India take the series.

July 23, 2021 at 11:29 PM


Sri Lankan team hold their nerves in the final overs against India to win the 3rd ODI by 3 wickets. Despite the loss, India take home the series 2 games to 1.

Earlier Spinners Praveen Jayawickrama and Akila Dananjaya shared six wickets between them as Sri Lanka bundled out India for 225 in the third ODI in Colombo. At one stage, India were going strong with 157 for 3 on the board but then lost a flurry of wickets as the spinners ran through the middle order. For India, Prithvi Shaw (49) was the highest scorer.

Avishka Fernando and Bhanuka Rajapaksha starred for Sri Lanka in the chase as Sri Lanka chased down the target in 39 overs.