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Kohli leads India to victory as India beat Sri Lanka 5-0

  • India’s Virat Kohli smashed an unbeaten 139 to lead India to a three-wicket win against Sri Lanka and complete a 5-0 whitewash of the visitors in the one-day series.

    Kohli, the stand-in captain, led from the front after the hosts, chasing a total of 286-8, were struggling at 231-7. Eventually, India won the match with eight balls remaining.

    This was Kohli’s first century in the series and his one-day career’s 21st.  

    Earlier, Angelo Mathews, the Sri Lankan captain, scored 139 too.

     

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