The India-Sri Lanka cricket match on Sunday was played in a half-empty stadium in Thiruvananthapuram for which the Congress and the BJP blamed the Minister's comment on the ticket rates.
Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill scored sublime centuries to help the hosts post an imposing 390 for five.
Despite their exploits in T20Is in recent times, both players were not considered for the first two ODIs against Sri Lanka in the ongoing three-match series.
The throwdown specialists use a sidearm, a cricketing equipment in the shape of a long spoon, to hurl the ball at high speed (in the range of 140-150kmph) to test the batters at nets.
The match was rendered inconsequential after India took an unassailable lead by winning the first two games of the heavily one-sided series.
As he enjoyed another 'Player of the Match' award, albeit in coloured clothing, all Kuldeep would want for his 3/51 and 10 not out is a fair run.
In the absence of Jasprit Bumrah Siraj has emerged as India's most successful bowler in ODIs in the past year.
Rahul scored an unbeaten 64 off 103 balls as he gradually consolidated India's position in the second ODI at the Eden Gardens.
Rahul scored an unbeaten 64 off 103 balls on a difficult track as India chased down a modest target of 216 in 43.2 overs.
Sri Lanka were bundled out for 215 in just 39.4 overs with Siraj and Kuldeep accounting for three wickets each as the visitors found the going tough on a...
The 57-year-old Azhar is a bit disappointed that a player of Rahul's talent isn't realising his full potential.
"Those who are starving need not go to watch the match," V Abdurahiman said.
Sri Lanka came close in the first T20I before losing by two runs, while in the second T20I in Pune they defeated India by 16 runs.
Bumrah was expected to return in the three-match series, but it has been delayed further after he failed to recover completely from the stress fracture in the...
Surya produced yet another incredible knock in the shortest format -- a 51-ball 112 not out -- as India outplayed Sri Lanka by 91 runs in the third T20I.
Coming back from a long injury layoff, the premier all-rounder was made the Gujarat skipper in a bold move by the first-timers.
The 32-year-old smashed an unbeaten 51-ball 112 against Sri Lanka in the third T20I to pave the way for India's 91-run win.
Suryakumar hit an unbeaten 112 off 51 balls as India posted an imposing 228 for five after opting to bat first.
Powered by Suryakumar Yadav's century, India set Sri Lanka a mammoth total of 228 runs to chase. In reply, the visitors folded for 137 runs.
Put into bat, skipper Dasun Shanaka (56 not out) and Kusal Mendis (53) scored sizzling fifties to power Sri Lanka to an imposing 206 for 6.
Dasun Shanaka produced a sensational performance, with the bat first and later defending 21 runs off the last over. The final T20I will be played on January 7.
Samson hurt his knee while fielding in the series opener in Mumbai, which India won by two runs on Tuesday.
Samson hurt his knee while fielding in the series opener, which India won by two runs.
Playing in his maiden T20I, Mavi took two wickets in powerplay finishing with match figures of 4/22 against Sri Lanka.
The series against Sri Lanka will mark a regime change with Hardik Pandya leading a new-look side without the likes of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul.
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