IND vs SL 3rd ODI: In the third and last ODI match, Sri Lanka’s team defeated India by 3 wickets. However, in this series, India had already captured the series by winning 2 consecutive matches. Shikhar Dhawan was captaining in this series. Dhawan won his first series as captain. In the match played at R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, the Indian team was reduced to 225 runs in 43.1 overs while batting first. In this match interrupted by rain, the Sri Lankan team got a target of 227 runs in 47 overs under the DLS rule."text-align: justify;"The Sri Lankan team, chasing the target of 227 runs, got the first blow very soon in the form of Minod Bhanuka. He returned to the pavilion on a personal score of seven runs. At the time when Bhanuka was out, the score of the Sri Lankan team was 35 runs. He became a victim of Krishnappa Gautam.
Rahul Chahar raised hopes of a comeback in the match by getting opener Fernando caught by Prithvi Shaw. But by then the team’s score had reached 214 runs. Fernando faced 98 balls and hit 4 fours and a six in his innings.