Ind Vs SL: Biggest win in history, India clean sweep visitors

India Vs SL
India clean sweep visitors

The third and final match of the three-match ODI series between India and Sri Lanka was played at the Greenfield Stadium in Kerala. In this match, India defeated Sri. Lanka were all out for 317 for a record win. With that win, the Blue Brigade made a clean sweep of the series. In that match, Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and chose to bat first.

Team India had a great start. When Team India's first wicket fell in the form of Rohit Sharma (42), India's score reached 95 runs. After that, Virat Kohli, who came in to bat, seemed to be in great rhythm right from the start. Meanwhile, opener Shubman Gill also bowled brilliantly and pushed the team's score ahead. On the other hand, Shubman Gill scored a brilliant 116 runs. Meanwhile, Virat Kohli remained unbeaten on 110 off 166 balls, hitting 13 fours and 8 sixes in his innings.

Shreyas Iyer also contributed for Team India with 38 runs. So Team India set a mammoth target of 391 runs against series losers Sri Lanka. Chasing this goal, the Sri Lankan team performed backwards from the start. The situation in front of India's sharp bowling was such that only 3 Sri Lankan batsmen reached double figures. For India, Mohammed Siraj took wickets and Kuldeep Yadav and Mohammed Shami took 2 wickets each. In this way, the Sri Lankan team lost only 73 runs.

By winning this match, Team India not only clinched the series by making a 3-0 clean sweep. Rather, ODI cricket also achieved the biggest victory in history. Previously, this record was registered in the name of New Zealand. New Zealand beat Ireland by 290 runs in 2008. In 2015, Australia beat Afghanistan by 275 runs. Meanwhile, South Africa defeated Zimbabwe by 272 runs in 2010 and Sri Lanka by 258 runs in 2012. However, the highest winning record in this case is held by the New Zealand women's cricket team. In 1997, New Zealand defeated Pakistan by 408 runs in the women's cricket team.

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