IND vs SL 3rd ODI: India Register Record Win In History Of ODI Cricket, Thrash Sri Lanka By 317 Runs
India National Cricket Team hammered Sri Lanka National Cricket Team by 317 runs to achieve the first-ever 300-plus runs triumph in the history of ODI cricket. The Men In Blue went past New Zealand's 290 runs victory against Ireland in Aberdeen in July
The Rohit Sharma-led India National Cricket Team scripted history during the dead rubber third ODI of the three-match series against the Dasun Shanaka-led Sri Lanka National Cricket Team at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, January 15, by registering the biggest ever win in the history of One Day International (ODI) cricket.
India National Cricket Team won the toss and elected to bat first in the match. The decision proved to be beneficial for the side as two of India's top-3 - Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill - smoked terrific tons.
The Punjab-conceived player Shubman Gill crushed 116 runs off 97 balls, with 14 fours and 2 sixes. It was his second hundred years for India in 50-over cricket in his eighteenth innings. In the mean time, the advanced batting extraordinary Virat Kohli showed his class by and by and enlisted his 46th ODI century and in general 74th hundred years in global cricket. He pummeled 166* runs off 110 balls, including 13 fours and 8 sixes.
Rohit Sharma (42) and Shreyas Iyer (38) likewise contributed with vital commitments to assist India with posting a mammoth 390/5 on the board in 50 overs. Protecting the objective, Mohammed Siraj destroyed Sri Lanka's batting unit with the new ball and afterward Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammed Shami stowed two wickets each to diminish Sri Lanka to 73/9 out of 22 overs and Powder-colored Bandara was missing hurt, subsequently, the guests were packaged out for a similar score, passing out India a tremendous success.
India National Cricket Team hammered Sri Lanka National Cricket Team by 317 runs to achieve the first-ever 300-plus runs triumph in the history of ODI cricket. The Men In Blue went past New Zealand's 290 runs victory against Ireland in Aberdeen in July 2008, which came while defending 403.
India's past greatest triumph in 50-over cricket was by 257 goes against Bermuda during the 2007 World Cup in Port of Spain, which came while guarding 414. The third ODI among India and Sri Lanka at the Greenfield International Stadium was just the second ODI held at the setting.
The first ODI at the scene was played in November 2018 among India and West Indies. In that match, while batting first, West Indies were bowled out for 104, and India pursued it down with nine wickets in excess and 211 balls remaining. That was India's greatest ODI victory while batting second as far as balls remaining.