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  • Sri Lanka end its 4-year losing streak in ODIs against India
  • India were 225 all out, Sri Lanka chased a revised target of 227 in 47 overs

Sri Lanka finally tasted victory on Friday as they beat a new-look India by 3 wickets in the 3rd ODI. India however, won the series 2-1. With that, the Lankans also ended their four-year losing streak in ODIs against India.

Batsmen let the men in blue down as Dhawan's men were bowled out for mere 225. Chasing a revised target of 227 in 47 overs, the hosts raced to 144/1 in the 23rd over. Bowlers tried to bring India back into the contest with quick wickets but the target wasn't big enough. 

Avishka Fernando top-scored with 76 while Bhanuka Rajapaksa made 65 as the hosts crossed the finish line in the 38th over.

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