A batting Powerplay that cost Sri Lanka three wickets for 16 runs sucked the oxygen out of an already imperiled innings, and set the visitors on course for a third hiding on the trot
The losses against India have brought into sharp focus some long-standing concerns around Sri Lanka's contingency plans, but the side has time to correct them and the resources to thrive at the World Cup
Stats highlights from the third ODI between India and Sri Lanka, in Hyderabad
After making his presence felt with a four-wicket haul in yet another clinical win against Sri Lanka, India seamer Umesh Yadav said that he was not taking place in the team for the upcoming tour of Australia for granted
Plays of the Day from the third ODI between India and Sri Lanka in Hyderabad
As India prepare for the third ODI against Sri Lanka, their captain Virat Kohli is looking to be as ruthless as possible to ensure the visitors don't recover from their first two hefty losses
Number of bilateral ODI series that India have lost to Sri Lanka at home - India have now won eight series and drawn one.
Number of ODI innings in which Shikhar Dhawan has reached 2000 runs - the fastest by an Indian and the fifth fastest ever
Number of times that Sri Lanka have beaten India after being bowled out for 250 runs or less. They have lost 34 times.
Number of 50+ scores for Dilshan in ODIs versus India, the sixth highest by any player, five of whom are Sri Lankans
Number of times that Kumar Sangakkara has scored a golden duck against India - more than against any other team