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Sri Lanka won by 161 runs | India Vs Sri Lanka Live Score, 3rd ODI Match

That is all from us here. Join us for the match between West Indies and India from Port-of-Spain on July 05th. Bye Bye!
Presentation Quotes:
Tharanga: 'This was my first series after six months and I took some time to get into the groove. Playing with Mahela gave me utmost confidence. After I got past my hundred, I decided to attack as there were overs and wickets left. This century will give me plenty of confidence.'
Upul Tharanga is the MoM for his unbeaten knock of 174.
Mathews: 'We needed this win after we lost the toss. Mahela and Tharanga batted superbly. Mahela showed his class and Tharanga batted brilliantly after struggling at the start. The bowlers also bowled wonderfully. I am doing my bit in contributing to the team in any way and I hope to continue the good work.'
Virat Kohli: 'It was a tough day at the office. We were not upto the mark with the ball. The Sri Lankans batted really well. When we batted, we did not apply ourselves. We needed a quick start on the board and we could not do it. Chasing a total close to 350, we needed momentum but we could not do it. We have to take everything in our stride. I did not consider the option of the pinch-hitter as our top order was firing. We need to rectify our mistakes. If we win the next two matches convincingly, we can reach the final and we are confident of winning it.'
India showed no intent whatsoever in this chase. By the end of 10 overs, India were crawling around at a run-rate just under three. They kept on losing wickets and only Ravindra Jadeja showed some character with an unbeaten 49. Herath and Senanayake chipped in with wickets at crucial intervals as Sri Lanka rounded off the perfect day in style. Join us in a bit for the presentation.
Sri Lanka have achieved victory by 161 runs and thanks to this massive win, they have achieved the bonus point. This is the second largest victory for Sri Lanka against India in ODIs. The series now shifts to Port-of-Spain.
44.5 Lasith Malinga to Umesh Yadav W
out Bowled!! Malinga has cleaned up Umesh Yadav here. Good length delivery and straight on middle stump, it zips through as Yadav is completely beaten by the pace and the ball crashes into the middle and leg stump. Umesh Yadav b Malinga 0(6)
10 wickets down for IND. Out batsman is Umesh Yadav. It is all over for IND.
44.4 Lasith Malinga to Ravindra Jadeja 1
1 run, fuller length ball outside off, driven to deep extra cover
44.3 Lasith Malinga to Ravindra Jadeja 0
no run, short and rising delivery outside off, Jadeja looks to upper-cut it to third man but he fails to make contact as it is a bit too high
44.2 Lasith Malinga to Ravindra Jadeja 2
2 runs, full and straight delivery on middle stump, Jadeja swings through the line as he lofts it to long on for a couple
44.1 Lasith Malinga to Ravindra Jadeja 0
no run, good length slower delivery on the middle and leg stump, Jadeja defends it
End of over 44, 6 runs (wd . . . 4 1 . )
IND: 184/9
Umesh Yadav - 0(5) This over: 0 runs
Ravindra Jadeja - 46(58) This over: 5 runs
Nuwan Kulasekara
(9.0 - 0 - 37 - 1)
43.6 Nuwan Kulasekara to Umesh Yadav 0
no run, back of a length delivery just outside off, Yadav does not move his feet as he limply pushes at it, the ball takes the inside edge and goes past the stumps
43.5 Nuwan Kulasekara to Ravindra Jadeja 1
1 run, short of length ball just outside off, Jadeja charges down the track and bludgeons it past Kulasekara who arches out of the way to allow the ball to go to long on

Match details

Toss : India won the toss and elected to field

Umpires : Ian Gould (England) and Joel S Wilson (West Indies)

TV umpire : Peter Nero (West Indies)

Match referee : Jeff Crowe (New Zealand)

Teams

India : Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c), Dinesh Karthik(wk), Suresh Raina, Murali Vijay, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Shami Ahmed, Ishant Sharma, Umesh Yadav.

Sri Lanka : Upul Tharanga, Mahela Jayawardene, Kumar Sangakkara(wk), Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews(c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kushal Janith Perera, Nuwan Kulasekara, Rangana Herath, Sachithra Senanayake, Lasith Malinga.

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