King Kohli’s Big Century, Disciplined Bowling Helps India 3-0 Series Win at India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI

King Kohli’s Big Century, Disciplined Bowling Helps India 3-0 Series Win at India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI

India beat Sri Lanka by 317 runs at India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI to clean sweep the series by 3-0 in the Sri Lanka Tour of India ODI Series. Indian Top Order helped their team to score a massive score of 390 runs. First, it was Shubmann Gill scoring his first home century, his second in total. Then it was Virat Kohli who hammered the Sri Lankan Bowling with a big century helping India to amass 390 runs in the 50 overs.

Indian bowlers Mohammed Siraj, Mohammad Shami, and Kuldeep Yadav wrecked the Sri Lanka Top Order to give their Team 𝗕𝗶𝗴𝗴𝗲𝘀𝘁 𝘄𝗶𝗻 𝗯𝘆 𝗺𝗮𝗿𝗴𝗶𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝗿𝘂𝗻𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗢𝗗𝗜𝘀 in India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI.

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI
India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI Virat Kohli Player of the Match, Player of the Series

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI Match Summary

India: 390/5

Rohit Sharma 42 (49) Shubman Gill 116 (97) Virat Kohli 166 (110) Shreyas Iyyer 38 (32)

Kasun Rajitha 2/81 Lahiru Kumara 2/87

Sri Lanka: 73 in 22 overs Ashen Bandara Absent Hurt

Nuwanidu Fernando 19 

Mohammed Siraj 4/32 Mohammed Shami 2/20 Kuldeep Yadav 2/16

India Won the Match by 317 Runs

India Won the Series by 3-0

Player of the Match: Virat Kohli

Player of the Series: Virat Kohli 283 runs in 3 matches with 2 centuries

India vs Sri Lanka ODI Series Summary

MatchVenueDate and TimeResult
1st ODI (D/N)Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati10 JAN 2023, 1:30 PM ISTIndia won by 67 runs
2nd ODI (D/N)Eden Gardens, Kolkata12 JAN 2023, 1:30 PM ISTIndia won by 4 wickets (with 40 balls remaining)
3rd ODI (D/N)Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram15 JAN 2023,1:30 PM ISTIndia won by 317 runs

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI India Batting

King Kohli has scored his 46th century to move closer to Sachin Tendulkar’s highest centuries record.  Virat has scored his 46th century, in 259 innings just 3 short of Sachin’s 49. Virat Scored 166 runs not out fabulous innings with 8 sixes, and 13 fours in just 110 balls.

This is Kohli’s 74th hundred in international cricket. He has made his century with 10 fours and 1 six. Virat now holds the record for most centuries at home with his 21st century at India.

Rohit and Shubman Gill have added 95 runs. India started their innings cautiously, as the Sri Lanka Bowlers bowled in a nice rhythm. From the 4th over onwards Rohit and Gill started their stroke play. It was Rohit who was aggressive and smashed 2 fours and 3 sixes before he was out for 43.

Then joined King Kohli in the middle together with Gill has built a partnership of 131 runs in 110 balls. Shubman Gill has scored his first-ever home century in ODI, 2nd in total. His classic innings come to an end when he was bowled by Rajitha, as India was then at 226/2.

Virat Kohli carried on his Innings as he built another century partnership with Shreyas Iyyer who well supported Kohli with 38 runs in 32 balls with 2 fours and 1 six.

After completing his 46th century, Virat Kohli was rampant and made another 66 runs in no time.

Rohit Sharma ©c WIA Fernando b Karunaratne42492385.71
Shubman Gill b Rajitha11697142119.58
Virat Kohli not out166110138150.9
Shreyas Iyer c sub (DM de Silva) b Kumara383221118.75
KL Rahulc sub (DN Wellalage) b Kumara7610116.66
Suryakumar Yadav c WIA Fernando b Rajitha4400100
Axar Patel not out2200100
Extras(lb 10, w 5)15
TOTAL50 Ov (RR: 7.80)390/5

Did not bat: Washington Sundar, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj

Fall of wickets: 1-95 (Rohit Sharma, 15.2 ov), 2-226 (Shubman Gill, 33.4 ov), 3-334 (Shreyas Iyer, 45.3 ov), 4-364 (KL Rahul, 47.5 ov), 5-370 (Suryakumar Yadav, 48.4 ov)

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI Sri Lanka Bowling

Kasun Rajitha101812
Lahiru Kumara101872
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva100540
Jeffrey Vandersay70590
Chamika Karunaratne80581
Dasun Shanaka30190
Nuwanidu Fernando20220

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI Sri Lanka Batting

Chasing India’s huge total of 390, Sri Lanka started shakily. Sri Lanka opener Avishka Fernando was out for 1 in the second over, in the bowling of Mohammed Siraj. He was caught at slips by Shubman Gill, in the Second over. The first wicket fell, with 7 runs on the board.

Kushal Mendis was edged to the wicketkeeper of the bowling of Mohammed Siraj. Charith Asalanka was out for 1 of the bowling of Mohammad Shami caught at Point.

Nuwanidu Fernando has played a few good shots but was out of the bowling of Mohammed Siraj. Got an inside edge, and was bowled for 19 runs. The magic of Mohammed Siraj continued as he removed Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva with a lovely in swinger hitting the off and middle stump. Wanindu has made 1 run.

Sri Lanka was unable to build partnerships, lost quick wickets, and was 39/5 in 10 overs. Chamika Karunaratne was run out by Mohammed Siraj, forcing Sri Lanka to 39/6. Sri Lanka Skipper Dasun Shanaka was bowled by Kuldeep Yadav with a lovely delivery, making Sri Lanka totter 50/7.

Ultimately Sri Lanka was bundled out for 73 runs in 22 overs. It was a disciplined, fine bowling performance by Siraj, Shami, and Kuldeep Yadav that forced Sri Lanka to have a massive defeat at the hands of India.

Avishka Fernando c Shubman Gill b Mohammed Siraj1480025
Nuwanidu Fernando b Mohammed Siraj1927344070.37
Kusal Mendisc †Rahul b Mohammed Siraj47111057.14
Charith Asalanka c Patel b Mohammed Shami14110025
Dasun Shanaka (c)b Kuldeep Yadav1126422042.3
Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva b Mohammed Siraj17120014.28
Chamika Karunaratne run out (Mohammed Siraj)16130016.66
Dunith Wellalage c Yadav b Mohammed Shami313210023.07
Kasun Rajitha not out1319332068.42
Lahiru Kumara b Kuldeep Yadav919292047.36
Ashen Bandara absent hurt------
Extras(b 1, lb 2, w 7)10
TOTAL22 Ov (RR: 3.31)73

Fall of wickets: 1-7 (Avishka Fernando, 1.5 ov), 2-22 (Kusal Mendis, 3.6 ov), 3-31 (Charith Asalanka, 6.3 ov), 4-35 (Nuwanidu Fernando, 7.3 ov), 5-37 (Wanindu Hasaranga de Silva, 9.3 ov), 6-39 (Chamika Karunaratne, 11.4 ov), 7-50 (Dasun Shanaka, 14.6 ov), 8-51 (Dunith Wellalage, 15.4 ov), 9-73 (Lahiru Kumara, 21.6 ov)

India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI India Bowling

Mohammed Shami62202
Mohammed Siraj101324
Kuldeep Yadav51162
Shreyas Iyer1020


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