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
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.
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.
First Published: Sep 01, 2015 16:24 IST