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Ind Vs SL third T-20I: India defeat Sri Lanka by five wickets, clinch series 3-0

India Defeated Sri Lanka By Five Wickets To Win The Third T20 International And Clinch The Series 3-0.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Abhishek Ranjit | Updated on: 24 Dec 2017, 11:16:51 PM
Ind vs SL (File Photo)

New Delhi:

India on Sunday defeated Sri Lanka by five wickets in the third T-20 international at Wankhede Stadium to register a clean sweep of 3-0.

Indian bowlers restricted Sri Lanka to a total of 135 for the loss of seven wickets, setting up a target of 136 for the hosts. Asela Gunaratne (36 runs) scored the most for his team followed by Sadeera Samarawickrama (21 runs).

Team India achieved the given target in 19.2 overs, losing five wickets in the process. Manish Pandey was the highest scorer for Indian team with 32 runs.  Shreyas Iyer and Rohit Sharma also contributed their bit to the victory.

Earlier, Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to field first. The bowlers justified the decision as Sri Lanka lost three early wickets within the first few overs.

Read- First T20 victory for India at Wankhede Stadium

Jaydev Unadkat and Hardik Pandya took the maximum wickets with two-two each. Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav and Washington Sundar scalped one wicket each. 

Jaydev Unadkat was named as the 'Man of the Match' and 'Man of the Series' for his brilliant performance. Indeed, it was a blockbuster Sunday for all the cricket lovers.

Team India will now prepare for the upcoming series against South Africa. It will play a total of three tests, 6 ODIs and three T20 international matches against the Proteas. 

LIVE Updates

#MS Dhoni and Dinesh Kartik help India win the match and series

#MS Dhoni SMASHES a four off Perera's ball to end the match  

#Dinesh Kartik smashes a six, India 3 runs short of victory

#India need 11 runs off 8 balls

#India 121/5 after 18 overs. need 15 runs off 12 balls

#India on the verge of victory, need 19 runs off 17 balls

#India 116/5 after 17 overs

#Dhoni hits a four off Chameera's ball, India need 22 runs off 20 balls

#MS Dhoni is here finally, India need 27 runs in 22 balls

#OUT: Chameera clean bowled Manish Pandey as India lose fifth week

#Manish Pandey smashes a four off Pradeep's ball, India 108/4 after 16 overs

#India complete 100 runs, Manish Pandey looks in top form, can he take India to victory?

#India 99/4 after 15 overs

#OUT: Shanaka strikes Hardik Panya who is caught by Dickwella, India lose fourth wicket

#Manish Pandey smashes back-to-back FOURS as India need 40 runs off 33 balls

#India 87/3 after 14 overs

#Shreyas Iyer is run OUT, India lose third wicket

#India 81/2 after 13 overs, need 55 off 42 balls

#Shreyas Iyer hits a smashing six off Shanaka's ball, takes India to 72/2 after 12 overs

#India's run-rate dips below six

#Dickwella appeals for a LBW off Dananjaya's ball to Manish Pandey, umpire says not out

#India 56/2 after 10 overs, still 80 runs short of victory; run-rate is increasing

#India complete 50 runs in 9 overs, just 86 runs away from victory

#Manish Pandey and Shreyas Iyer at crease, can help India register a convincing victory

#India 47/2 after eight overs

#Manish Pandey comes in at number four

#OUT: Dasun Shanaka STRIKES Rohit Sharma who is caught by Kusal Perera

#India lose second wicket as Rohit Sharma departs at 27

#Dasun Shanaka comes into the attack 

#India 37/1 after six overs, just 99 runs away from victory

#Another FOUR smashed by our Indian skipper

#Rohit Sharma hits a four off Nuwan Pradeep's delivery

#India 26/1 after five overs

#Supporters continue to CHEER out loud for the Indian team

#Rohit Sharma is in no mood to spare the Lankan bowlers, smashes a four off Thisara Perera's ball

#India 21/1 after four overs

#Review shows bat didn't touch the ball, Rahul is OUT; India lose first wicket

#Chameera appeals for LBW, Rahul is given out LBW by umpire, the batsman wants a review, 

#India 17/0 after three years

#Rohit Sharma has now hit 65 sixes in 2017 in all the formats, highest in a calendar year by any batsman

#Yay! Rohit Sharma hits a MASSIVE six to long off

#Rohit Sharma SMASHES a FOUR off Dananjaya's ball

#India 4/0 after two overs

#India off to a cautious start, 3/0 after first over

#Dananjaya bowls a wide ball to Rohit Sharma

#Indian innings start, Rohit Sharma and Lokesh Rahul are the opening pair 

#Sri Lankan innings has come to an end. India will soon start their innings. Stay tuned for the live updates of Indian innings

#Sri Lanka 135/7 after 20 overs, India need 136 runs to win the match and register a clean sweep

#Shanaka SMASHES a huge Six off Siraj's ball

#Dananjaya  smashes back to back FOURS off Siraj's ball

#Dananjaya hits a FOUR off Siraj's ball to third man

#Sri Lanka 117/7 after 19 overs

#Shanaka, scores 2 runs of a lofted swipe across the line in Unadkat's over

#Sri Lanka 113/7 after 18 overs

#Hardik Pandya takes his second wicket as Gunaratne is caught out by Kuldeep Yadav off his ball

#With just three overs to go, will Sri Lanka reach 150 mark?

#Sri Lanka 106/6 after 16 overs

#Shanaka hits the first SIX of the Sri Lankan innings off Pandya's ball

#Sri Lanka complete 100 runs in 15.4 overs

#Hardik Pandya bowls a wide to Shanaka

#Sri Lankan batsman opt for a cautious approach

#After end of 15 overs, Sri Lanka 96/6

#Sri Lanka 91/6 after 14 overs, continuous fall of wickets has reduced the run-rate for visitors

#Sri Lanka score 85 runs after 13 overs at an average of 6.54.

#Dasun Shanaka comes to the crease

#OUT: Siraj strikes Perera who is caught by Indian skipper Rohit Sharma

#Thisara Perera smashes two FOURS in three balls in Siraj's over

#Mohammed Siraj is back into the attack

#Sri Lanka 74/5 after 12 overs

#OUT:Kuldeep Yadav scalps Gunathilaka as Sri Lanka lose fifth wicket, half of visitors team are in pavillion

#Sri Lanka 71/4 after 11 overs

#Washington Sundar ends his debut on a good note with a figure of 22-1

#Sri Lanka 67/4 after 10 overs

# Gunaratne hits a FOUR to deep backward point off Kuldeep Yadav's ball

#OUT: Pandya strikes Samarawickrama, caught out by Dinesh Kartik

#Hardik Pandya bowls a wide ball to Samarawickrama

#India have full control over the game, let's see what will be the score after ten overs

#Sri Lanka 53/3 after eight overs

#Sri Lanka complete 50 runs in 7.3 overs at the loss of three wickets

#Sri Lankan batsmen try to make quick runs, SL 45/3 after seven overs

#Hardik Pandya bowls a wide ball to Gunaratne

#Sri Lanka 37/3 after six overs

#Washington Sundar is the 51st player in history to open the bowling on his debut in a T20I game.

#Gunaratne smashes a four off Mohammed Siraj's ball

#Sri Lanka 25/3 after five overs

#Asela Gunaratne hits a four off Sundar ball

#Sri Lanka 19/3 after four overs

#Upul Tharanga becomes the second victim of Unadkat as Sri Lanka loses third wicket

#Washington Sundar scalps Kusal Perera, Caught & Bowled

#Kusal Perera hits a four as Hardik Pandya misses to cover it 

#Sri Lanka 9/1 after two overs

#Kusal Perera comes at number three

#OUT: Jaydev Unadkat strikes Niroshan Dickwella, Sri Lanka lose their first wicket

# Jaydev Unadkat bowls the second over for team India, 

#Sri Lanka 6/0 after first over

#Tharanga hits a four off Washington Sundar's ball

#Upul Tharanga and Niroshan Dickwella start the innings for Sri Lanka 

#Players are out for National Anthem

#India have won the toss and elected to field first

#We welcome you to live cricket updates for India vs Sri Lanka third T-20 international. Stay tuned for the fastest updates right here.

Squads for the third T-20I at Mumbai

India: Rohit Sharma (C), K L Rahul, Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, MS Dhoni, Hardik Pandya, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav, Deepak Hooda, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammad Siraj, Basil Thampi and Jaydev Unadkat.

 Sri Lanka: Thisara Perera(C), Upul Tharanga, Angelo Mathews, Kusal Janith Perera, Danushka Gunathilaka, Niroshan Dickwella, Asela Gunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Dasun Shanaka, Chaturanga de Silva, Sachith Pathirana, Dananjaya De Silva, Nuwan Pradeep, Vishwa Fernando and Dusmantha Chameera.

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First Published : 24 Dec 2017, 06:35:40 PM