Mendis run out for 89, SL lose 3rd wicket
June 08, 2017  21:53

SL 227-3 (37 ovs) vs India 321-6 | Scorecard

Jadeja comes back as Perera steers the fourth ball through point for his first four as Sri Lanka go past the 200-run mark, in the 34th over.

Pandya replaces Bhuvi and he bowls a tight over, conceding just three runs with Perera and Angelo Mathews content to play him safe.

Sri Lanka are 206 for three in 35 overs, needing another 116 runs from 15 overs for victory at an asking rate of just under eight.

Sri Lanka's batsmen have gone after Jadeja. This time Perera plays the reverse sweep to good effect for a boundary and then sweeps the next ball for two runs followed by four singles to get 10 from the over.

Pandya bowls a poor delivery on the pads as Mathews helps it round the corner for a four. Three singles from the next four balls before Perera jumps down the track and clobbers Pandya over mid-on for another four as Sri Lanka continue with their attacking approach, getting 21 runs from the last two overs.
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