India win third Test to claim series in Sri Lanka after 22 years

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This is Virat Kohli's first Test series win as the Indian captain. (Reuters Photo)

This is Virat Kohli's first Test series win as the Indian captain. (Reuters Photo)

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India's Lokesh Rahul, left, and captain Virat Kohli celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne during the final day of the third and final Test match in Colombo, on September 1, 2015. (Reuters Photo)

India's Lokesh Rahul, left, and captain Virat Kohli celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne during the final day of the third and final Test match in Colombo, on September 1, 2015. (Reuters Photo)

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Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne avoids a bouncer off the bowling of India's Ishant Sharma. (AFP Photo)

Sri Lanka's Lahiru Thirimanne avoids a bouncer off the bowling of India's Ishant Sharma. (AFP Photo)

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Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews plays a shot. (Reuters Photo)

Sri Lanka's captain Angelo Mathews plays a shot. (Reuters Photo)

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India's Ravichandran Ashwin, left, celebrates the dismissal of Thirimanne with teammates. (Reuters Photo)

India's Ravichandran Ashwin, left, celebrates the dismissal of Thirimanne with teammates. (Reuters Photo)

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India's Ishant Sharma, right, unsuccessfully appeals for the wicket of Thirimanne, unseen, as Mathews, left, watches. (AP Photo)

India's Ishant Sharma, right, unsuccessfully appeals for the wicket of Thirimanne, unseen, as Mathews, left, watches. (AP Photo)

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Sharma, left, walks back toward his run-up after bowling to Thirimanne. (AP Photo)

Sharma, left, walks back toward his run-up after bowling to Thirimanne. (AP Photo)

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