India clean sweeps ODI series against Sri Lanka with 317-run massive win in third match

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India thrashed Sri Lanka by 317 runs in the third ODI on Sunday to clinch the ODI series against the Asian champions 3-1. Earlier this year, the young Indian team, led by Hardik Pandya, won the ODIs by defeating Sri Lanka 2-1 in the T20I series.

The margin of victory is the largest in the history of men’s One Day International cricket.

Virat Kohli thrashed Sri Lankan bowlers and inched closer to some of the best records in the world of cricket. Kohli made a mammoth contribution of 166 off 110 balls, combined with another century by Shubman Gill, as India’s final score reached 390/5.

The Sri Lankan batsman faced the first balls against the Indian fast bowlers with Mohammed Siraj taking 4 wickets in the game. The team was bowled out in just 22 overs and got all out for 72 runs.

The team’s opening partnership again performed well and scored a total of 95 runs with Rohit Sharma scoring 42 runs while Gill scored 116 runs.

Wins in both the T20 and ODI series against the Asian giants will be a big boost for the Indian cricket team ahead of the Cricket World Cup 2023.

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