India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI 1990 Article

Read the article of India vs Sri Lanka 3rd ODI 1990 - Sri Lanka tour of India 3-match one-day international series of the 2nd ODI match played between Sri Lanka and India at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Margao in 08th December 1990.

Pace bowler Champaka Ramanayake and Spinner Don Anurasiri's combined 5-wickets before An superb unbeaten 63 by Aravinda de Silva steers to Sri Lanka consolation seven-wicket victory over India and avoid the series whitewash in a one-sided game of the third & final ODI.

* Sri Lanka salvaged some pride with a seven-wicket victory over India in their third and final one-day cricket international.

* Chasing 137 for victory, the visitors reached their target in the 33rd over with Aravinda de Silva unbeaten on 63.

* Skipper Arjuna Ranatunga, who added 79 for the fourth wicket with de Silva, was not out 30. It was Sri Lanka's first win of the 18-day tour.

India bundled out for 136 in 40.3 overs with top scorer by Sachin Tendulkar struck 30 off 29-balls including 2-sixes & a four.

Manoj Prabhakar scored a unbeaten 23 off 51-balls including two boundaries, Mohammad Azharuddin scored 20 off 47-balls included 2-fours and Sanjay Manjrekar 14.

Sri Lanka best bowler by Champaka Ramanayake picked up 3-wickets for 15-runs in 7-overs including four maidens with economy rate of 2.14.

Rumesh Ratnayake, Jayananda Warnaweera, Don Anurasiri each took 2-wickets and one for Aravinda de Silva.

Sri Lanka chased 137-3 in 32.5 overs with top scorer by Aravinda de Silva hit a unbeaten 63 off 70-balls, Arjuna Ranatunga cracked a unbeaten 30 off 42-balls including 3-fours and Asanka Gurusinha scored 19 off 38-balls included 3-fours.

Aravinda de Silva named Player of the match for his match-winning all-round performance to scored a unbeaten 63 off 70-balls including one-six & a four.



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