India clean sweep Sri Lanka in ODI series
Captain Rohit Sharma named the match winner after the victory
New Delhi. The Indian cricket team made a clean sweep of the guest by winning 3-0 in the ODI series against Sri Lanka. In the third and last match, after scoring 390 runs, Team India made a world record by scoring a historic victory of 317 runs by stacking Sri Lanka for just 73 runs. After this victory, the captain of Team India praised Mohammad Siraj more for Virat Kohli who scored 166 runs in the match but missed taking 5 wickets.
After the victory, Rohit said, “This series has been very good for us. Many positive things happened to us. We bowled very well and took wickets when it was needed. The batsmen also scored runs and it was great to see that.
“The way he (Siraj) bowled, after which we fielded in the slips, he deserved it. Talent like him is rarely seen, the way he has performed in the last few years, it is very good to see. Siraj has increased his strength even more and it is very good for Indian cricket.
Siraj missed taking 5 wickets
He further added, “We tried to do everything we could but unfortunately it didn’t work out. The four wickets he took were amazing and he will be able to take five wickets very soon. He has got some pretty cool tricks that work and you can see that.”
FIRST PUBLISHED : January 15, 2023, 23:35 IST