Virat Kohli's India Hammer Sri Lanka to End Tour 9-0

Captain Virat Kohli scored 82 off 54 balls and Manish Pandey struck an unbeaten maiden half-century to propel India to a seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in their only Twenty20 global on Wednesday. Chasing a competitive total of 171 in the one-off T20I, the Men in Blue lost KL Rahul and Rohit Sharma early but Kohli and Pandey had other ideas as they stitched together a 119-run partnership to take India closer to victory.

There was no respite for them, however, as Kohli blasted 82 and Manish Pandey smashed 51 not out to help India romp home with four balls to spare.

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Pacer Jasprit Bumrah on Monday leapfrogged 27 places to the fourth spot in the ICC rankings for One-Day International (ODI) bowlers after scalping 15 wickets at an average of 11.26 in India's 5-0 whitewash of Sri Lanka. This meant they played three frontline spinners in Axar, Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal, and for the second successive game left out the allrounder Hardik Pandya.

India thrashed Sri Lanka in the test series, winning two matches by an innings and were rarely tested in the five-match ODI series.

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"You see how Virat Kohli runs between the wickets". With this knock, Kohli also became the fastest batsman to score 15000 global runs across formats in 333 innings, improving Hashim Amla's record of 336 innings. Kohli, Pandey slams fifties.India would aim to cap off their super successful Sri Lanka tour with another ruthless victory in the one-off T20 worldwide on Wednesday.

"Very special, hasn't been done before (talking of the clean-sweep)", Kohli said after the game.

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A 12-year-old Gujarat-based cricketer who was part of India's Under-17 cricket team drowned in a swimming pool and died on Tuesday, September 5. "He will always motivate you even if you are giving runs or if you are not doing well", Chahal told India TV. You've got quality players like Rahane in the mix, and Manish has done well after coming back. The lone T20 between India and Sri Lanka proved to be a testimony to just that. Incidentally, Dhoni got a single off the penultimate delivery of the 50th over as he remained stranded on 49 not out - one short of what could have been his 100th global half-century.

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