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Poll: Did Kohli show mature side in India's Test series win?

India beat Sri Lanka by 117 runs in the final test to win the three-match series 2-1 at the Sinhalese Sports Club on Tuesday.

cricket Updated: Sep 03, 2015 21:35 IST
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India's Ishant Sharma, left, and captain Virat Kohli, centre, celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga on the fourth day of the third and final Test match at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) in Colombo, on August 31, 2015. (AFP Photo)
India's Ishant Sharma, left, and captain Virat Kohli, centre, celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga on the fourth day of the third and final Test match at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) in Colombo, on August 31, 2015. (AFP Photo)

India beat Sri Lanka by 117 runs in the final test to win the three-match series 2-1 at the Sinhalese Sports Club on Tuesday.

Set a 386-run victory target, Sri Lanka resumed on 67-3 on the final day and were bowled out for 268 after tea with skipper Angelo Mathews top scoring for them with a defiant 110.

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Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was the pick of the Indian bowlers claiming 4-69, while paceman Ishant Sharma finished with 3-32.

It was new captain Virat Kohli's first series win ever since he took over reins of the team from Mahendra Singh Dhoni.