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Match Day

829dThe Report by Karthik Krishnaswamy

Kohli, Pandey lead the way as India complete 9-0 sweep

Virat Kohli followed up successive hundreds in the last two ODIs with another display of ruthless efficiency in a chase, and ensured India left Sri Lanka no crumbs of comfort at the end of a long and chastening month-and-a-half of one-sided contests

828dAndrew Fidel Fernando

'India very like the All Blacks' - Pothas

Sri Lanka's interim coach commended India's collective effort and work ethic, comparing them to arguably the most successful rugby team in the world

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830dThe Preview by Andrew Fidel Fernando

Last chance for Sri Lanka to redeem wretched home run

India are brimming with confidence after sweeping both the Test and ODI legs of their Sri Lanka tour, but the home side will hope their recent successes in the shortest format can spur them towards a consolation win

Kohli's landmark

50

No. of T20Is for Kohli. He becomes the fifth India player to appear in 50 or more T20Is.

Failed capitalizing

80

Runs scored by SL in the last 10 overs of the innings. In the first half, they were 90 for 3. They scored only 54 runs in overs 11th to 18th and then brought up 26 runs from last 2 overs.

Starting strong

9.07

Sri Lanka's run rate in Powerplays in T20Is this year. Only Australia and Bangladesh have higher run rate among top-10 teams.

Home advantage?

2-11

Sri Lanka's win-loss record in T20Is at Premadasa, before this match. India have a 5-1 record at the venue.