Team India clinch Eight ODI series in a row

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After the first match defeat, Indian Cricket Team was not considered the winner of this three one day bi-lateral series. But Indian Team bounced back and today they have registered their record eight consecutive series win with 2-1.

Today Indian captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and offered Sri-Lanka to bat first. In starting Sri Lanka was looking to set a big total when they were 136-2 but as WU Tharanga got out at 95off 82 ( 12 fours &3 Sixes) whole Sri-Lankan team could manage only 225runs in 44.5 overs. From India’s side, Kuldeep Yadav and YS Chahal took 3 wickets each.

Chasing a total 225, India lost their first wicket in form of Rohit Sharma at 14runs but after that Shreyas (65off 63 balls) and Dhawan (100 off 85 balls) managed a partnership of more than 120 runs. After Shreyas, Dhawan and Kartik did not lose another wicket and India won this match by 8 wickets (with 107 balls remaining).

Man Of the Match -Kuldeep Yadav ( 3-42), Man of the Series- Shikhar Dhawan

  1. The previous series win – 1. India Vs Zimbabwe  2016   India won by 3-0
  2. New Zealand In India   2016-17      India won by 3-2
  3. England in India          2016-17      India won by 2-1
  4. India in West Indies     2017           India won by 3-1
  5. India in Sri-Lanka        2017           India won by 5-0
  6. Australia in India         2017           India won by 4-1
  7. New Zealand in India   2017           India won by 2-1
  8. Sri-Lanka in India         2017          India won by 2-1

Here is how twitterati congrats team India:

Suresh Raina wrote on Twitter:

Another series & another victory. Great all-round performance by the entire team. Coming back & winning the series after an unexpected defeat in the first game is truly commendable, . My best wishes for the T20 series.

Rajeev Shukla also congrats Team India for this 8th Consecutive bilateral series win:

 

 

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