India won the series 2-0. (Source: BCCI)
KL Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan notched up a partnership of 97 for the first wicket. (Source: BCCI)
India did lose momentum in the middle overs after quick fall of wickets but Kohli and Pandey did steady the ship for the home team. Pandey remained unbeaten on 31 off 18 balls while Kohli scored 26 off 17.
Later, Shardul Thakur chipped in with an 8-ball 22*. (Source: BCCI)
Sri Lanka then had a dismal start to the chase. They were reduced to 26/4 before Angelo Mathews and Dhananjaya de Silva re-built the innings for the side. The duo put 68 for the fifth wicket but their efforts were not at all sufficient as Sri Lanka were bundled out for 123 in the 16th over. (Source: BCCI)
Navdeep Saiani picked up a three-for while Thakur and Washington Sundar bagged a couple of wickets apiece. (Source: BCCI)
“A good start to this year. We started on the right track, chasing one game and setting the other. Very clinical as well, so I am very happy,” Virat Kohli said. (Source: BCCI)