First One-day International

INDIA v SRI LANKA 1982-83

At Amritsar, September 12. India won by 78 runs. When India were put in to bat Srikkanth set the pace with a sparkling knock of 57 off 43 balls. His strokes all round the wicket included a 6 and ten 4s. Sri Lanka were never in the chase, being unable to shake off a slow start of 27 in their first ten overs.

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