SL vs IND Live: Avishka Fernando in action against India in 3rd ODI.© AFP
Indian bowlers have brought the team back in the game after they picked four wickets against Sri Lanka in the 3rd ODI. On the other hand, Sri Lanka have already got an upper hand in the game after opener Avishka Fernando and number 3 batsman Bhanuka Rajapaksa stood for 109 run partnership. Chetan Sakariya broke the well-settled partnership between Fernando and Rajapaksa. Till now the pitch has helped the spinners, with Sri Lanka’s Akila Dhananjaya and Praveen Jayawickrama getting 6 wickets in complete and now Rahul Chahar and Krishnappa Gowtham in action for India. The match has been reduced to 47 overs a side because of rain and only two bowlers can bowl 10 overs and the rest can bowl a maximum of 9 overs.(LIVE SCORECARD)
3rd ODI Live, Sri Lanka vs India From R. Premadasa Stadium, Colombo
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Sri Lanka Near To Victory!
Sri Lanka need 16 runs from 12 overs.
Sri Lanka 211/5 in 35 overs.
Chahar to Dasun Shanaka, OUT nice catch by Manish Pandey. Sri Lanka captain departs.
Sri Lanka 195/5 in 32.4 overs, need 32 runs to win
Pandya to Asalanka, OUT lbw.
Asalanka reviewed but the ball was once clearly hitting the wicket.
Sri Lanka 194/4 in 32 overs, need 33 runs to win.
Gowtham to Asalanka, FOUR good shot to deep backward point.
Asalanka-Avishka In Rebuilding Process!
Four to end the over. Seven runs from the over.
Sri Lanka 171/3 in 29 overs, need 56 runs to win.
Another wicket for Chtetan Sakariya, Caught and BOWLED this time.
Dhanajaya de Silva (2) departs.
Srfi Lanka 151/3 in 25 overs.
Sakariya to Rajapaksa, OUT caught by Krishnappa Gowtham. First international wicket for the young man.
Rajapaksa departs after scoring fifty runs.
Sri Lanka 144/2 in 23 overs.
Chetan Sakariya to Rajapaksa, FOUR Rana dropped it. Another boundary this time to backward square leg
Boundary for Rajapaksa!
Short ball from Sakariya and Bhanuka Rajapaksa manages to hook it fine for a boundary
Fifty for Rajapaksa!
Bhanuka Rajapaksa hits two back-to-back boundaries to receive to his maiden ODI half-century!
Sri Lanka Going Strong!
Fernando-Bhanuka going strong for Sri Lanka in the 227 run chase.
Sri Lanka 117/1 in 19 overs.
100 up for Sri Lanka after losing the first wicket early.
Sri Lanka 101/1 in 16 overs.
Fernando-Rajapaksa Retain Sri Lanka Ticking!
Sri Lanka 81/1 in 13 overs.
Gowtham to Rajapaksha, FOUR.
Good shot, to the point.
50 up for Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka 50/1 after 9 overs.
Saini to Rajapaksa, FOUR straight down the ground.
First international wicket for Krishnappa Gowtham.
Good catch by Chetan Sakariya.
Sri Lanka 35/1 in 5.3 overs.
Brilliant Over From Chahar!
Here’s Rahul Chahar on his ODI debut.
Just 1 run from the over.
Sri Lanka 25/0 in 5 overs.
What a shot!
Saini to Avishka, SIX, to fine leg.
Sri Lanka 16/0 after 2.1 overs.
Chetan Sakariya to Avishka Fernando, FOUR, to covers.
5 Runs From 1st Over!
5 runs form the first over.
Sri Lanka 5/0 after 1st over.
Chameera to Navdeep Saini, OUT. Good catch by Avishka Fernando.
India all out for 225 runs in 43.1 overs.
Karunaratne to Rahul Chahar, in the air and yes it’s another wicket. Caught and bowled by Karunaratne.
Rahul Chahar departs.
India 225/9 in 42.4 overs.
Final 5 Overs Left!
India are 222/8 in 42 overs. Only 5 over are left from here and with just two wickets remaining Indian team is in total trouble.
Can India go past 250 runs?
Sri Lanka On Top!
Sri Lanka Spinners have totally dominated the game till now.
India 218/8 in 40 overs.
200 up for India after hosts faced a batting collapse.
India 202/8 in 36 overs.
Dananjaya to Nitish Rana, OUT another catch for M Bhanuka
Spinners are completely dominating the game now.
Another wicket falls for India.
Krishna Gowtham this time. Akila Dhananjaya got his second wicket.
India 194/7 in 32.2 overs.
India SIX Down!
Dananjaya to Suryakumar, OUT lbw.
Another superb review from Sri Lanka.
India 190/6 in 31 overs.
Jayawickrama to Hardik Pandya, OUT.
Good review from Sri Lanka. Third wicket for Jayawickrama.
India 179/5 in 28.3 overs.
Hardik-Surya In Action!
Hardik Pandya and Suryakumar Yadav are rebuilding India’s innings.
India 179/4 in 28 overs.
Jayawickrama to Manish Pandey, out Caught by Minod Bhanuka,
Manish Pandey goes for 11, fails to make his affect yet again after spending some time on the crease.
India 157.4 in 24.5 overs.
Play resumed after rain. Both the teams will now play 47 overs.
Only two bowlers can bowl 10 overs rest can bowl maximum 9 overs.
Sri Lanka Cricket just tweeted an update of rain getting stopped and covers going off.
The rain has stopped and covers are coming off slowly. #SLvIND pic.twitter.com/X1YrIon6kK
— Sri Lanka Cricket (@OfficialSLC) July 23, 2021
Lot Of Water!
Murali Karthik has also tweeted from R Premadasa Stadium.
Still drizzling and numerous water to lucid for the Groundstaff.. All the time feel for them in a rain affected game #INDvSL pic.twitter.com/bT3nTd62nM
— Kartik Murali (@kartikmurali) July 23, 2021
Rain Stops The Play!
Rain stops the play in the third ODI.
India 147/3 in 23 overs
India- 147/3 In 23 Overs!
5 runs from the over.
India 147/3 in 23 overs
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