India becomes 1st visiting country to inflict 5-0 whitewash on Sri Lanka

India becomes 1st visiting country to inflict 5-0 whitewash on Sri Lanka

India has whitewashed host Sri Lanka 5-0 in One Day International cricket series. Yesterday, in the fifth and final match at Colombo the men in blue beat the host by six-wickets. By winning all games, India became the first visiting country to inflict a 5-0 defeat on Sri Lanka.

Skipper Virat Kohli made unbeaten 110. The stage was set by Kohli and Manish Pandey who scored 36 with a 99-run stand for the third wicket. Kohli got able support from Kedar Jadhav who made 63. Their partnership added 109 runs for the fourth wicket.

Earlier for India, Bhuvneshwar Kumar was the highest wicket-taker with a tally of 5 for 42. Electing to bat, the hosts were all for 238 in 49.4 overs.

India had, earlier, also whitewashed the 3-match Test series. They will conclude the tour on Wednesday after the lone Twenty-20 match to be played at R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo. The Match will start at seven PM.

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