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Rohit Sharma And MS Dhoni assures Series Win Over Sri Lanka

Opener Rohit Sharma smashed associate degree unconquered 124 to assist India overcome a top-order wobble and register a series-clinching six-wicket finish within the third one-day international against Sri Lanka on Sunday.

Paceman Jasprit Bumrah ordered the muse for India's finish with a career-best 5-27 to assist limit Sri Lanka to 217-9 at the Pallekele International Cricket bowl.

India unerect to 61-4 in fourteen overs however Sharma associate degreed Mahendra Singh Dhoni accomplished the chase with an unbroken 157-run stand to place {india|India|Republic of India|Bharat|Asian country|Asian nation} 3-0 up within the five-match series.

The match was delayed towards the tip once angry fans, World Health Organization are complaining  since India blanked Sri Lanka 3-0 within the preceding check series, hurled water bottles and made the players off the bottom for regarding 0.5 associate degree hour.

Earlier, Sri Lanka captain Chamara Kapugedera won the toss however the hosts failed to get the sort of begin they required.

Bumrah laid-off Niroshan Dickwella and Kusal Mendis to scale back Sri Lanka to 28-2 before Lahiru Thirimanne and Dinesh Chandimal tried to steady the innings.

Once Hardik Pandya laid-off Chandimal for thirty six, Sri Lanka lost wickets at regular intervals and failed to get any important partnership.

Bumrah laid-off Thirimanne for eighty and accounted for the wickets of Akila Dananjaya and Milinda Siriwardana.
India started their reply sapless.

Opener Shikhar Dhawan dragged a Lasith Malinga delivery on to his stumps and skipper Virat Kohli flicked Vishwa Fernando to the long leg fielder.

Dananjaya's six-wicket haul had nearly derailed India's chase within the previous match and therefore the off-spinner laid-off KL Rahul and therefore the Kedar Jadhav cheaply to rekindle Sri Lanka's hopes of staying alive within the series.

Sharma's wise batting, within the calming presence of former captain Dhoni, snuffed out home hopes as they sedately guided  India home.

Sharma's twelfth ODI century enclosed 2 sixes and sixteen boundaries. Dhoni hit a six and 4 fours in his sixty seven not out.

The groups move to Colombo for the fourth one-dayer on weekday.

Rohit Sharma And MS Dhoni assures Series Win Over Sri Lanka



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