Rohit and Kohli hit tons as India hammer Sri Lanka again

Rohit and Kohli hit tons as India hammer Sri Lanka again”

Sri Lanka too have made three changes to their team as Wanidu Hasaranga, and debutants Malinda Pushpakumara and Dilshan Munaweera are a part of the playing XI. On the other hand, the team is now having 3 matches on its kitty which is done in the 5 series One Day International Tour and today it will be the match between India and SL which is well touted ODI Match. The Indian captain departs after scoring a whirlwind 131 off just 96 balls.

Here's a quick recap of the action from the India's innings.

One of the greatest finishers in 50-over cricket, Dhoni will join India's elite "Club 300", which has Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Mohammed Azharuddin, Sourav Ganguly and Yuvraj Singh.

Sri Lanka's chase suffered setbacks nearly as soon as it began. Sri Lanka kept losing wickets at regular intervals as they perished 168 runs behind. But a tally of 91 in the last ten overs shored them to 375. Kohli's innings was laced with 17 boundaries and two sixes.

Hardik Pandya, promoted to No 4, survived a drop chance before holing out for 19, while Rohit fell immediately after getting to his hundred. His last 10 centuries were all of scores of more than 120. He has finished unbeaten in the 40s 11 times, only Michael Bevan (13) has more such scores. Although India endured a mini-collapse following the pair's wickets, MS Dhoni and Manish Pandey added a century partnership for the sixth wicket to help India post 375/5.

Rohit shifted gears and struck a six and a four in the 14th over while Kohli hit two more boundaries in the next over as the duo brought the 100 run stand.

In the bowling department, pacers Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar along with spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Axar Patel will again look to press Sri Lanka's batting which has failed to look effective in the series. He dismissed Kohli for his 300th scalp. Kohli eventually lost his wicket for 131 runs, with Malinga sending him back to the pavilion in the 30th over.

73 - Instances when MS Dhoni remained not out in ODIs - the highest for any player. After the third ODI, he jointly-held the record along with Shaun Pollock and Chaminda Vaas but in the fourth ODI against Sri Lanka at the R Premadasa Stadium, he claimed sole custody of the record.

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