ODI King Virat Kohli with an outstanding 166 not out, his third century in four innings, supported by skipper Rohit Sharma (42 off 49) and Shubman Gill (116 off 97) propelled India to a daunting 390 for five, enabling India to annihilate hapless Sri Lanka with a record 317-run win in the third ODI to sweep the series here on Sunday.
Sri Lanka succumbed to the high-quality fast bowling of Mohammed Siraj who struck four times inside the 10 overs to shut the door on the opposition. Sri Lanka was all out for a meager 73 in 22 overs, It was the biggest margin of victory by runs in the history of men's ODIs.
In response to India's mammoth total, Sri Lanka never really turned up in the chase. Booming Siraj had Avishka Fernando caught at widish slip in the second over of the innings. It was a procession thereafter with Siraj running through the top order. Mohammed Shami and Kuldeep Yadav chipped in with a couple of wickets each.
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