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India Vs Sri Lanka 2017: Viratkohli, Rohit Sharma Tons Help India Beat Sri Lanka By 168 Runs In 4th Odiicon

Colombo: ViratKohli and Rohit Sharma hammered magnificent hundreds of years as India pound Sri Lanka by 168 keeps running in the fourth ODI at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on Thursday. This is the biggest annihilation at home for Sri Lanka in ODIs (as far as runs). ViratKohli and Co. bettered India's past record of 147-run win in 2009, which additionally came at a similar setting.

Pursuing a humongous focus of 376, the hosts didn't have the best of begins as Shardul Thakur scalped his lady ODI wicket by expelling NiroshanDickwella. Notwithstanding, India utilized the 'Dhoni Review System' to get this wicket into their kitty after an edge of the southpaw's bat was not seen by the on-field umpire.

KusalMendis too stuck to this same pattern as he went for a self-destructive run and was run-out by KL Rahul ā€” who was handling at point locale and influenced an immediate hit at the non-strikers end.

Bumrah at that point scalped his first wicket of the day as Munaweera was expelled in an indistinguishable manner as Dickwella. The batsman hit the ball, umpire said not-out, Dhoni requested the DRS and in the end, it was given out after the third umpire took a gander at the replays.

Angelo Mathews and LahiruThirimanne steadied the ship after three early blows and put on a tolerable association for the fourth wicket. In any case, Hardik Pandya put a conclusion to the 31-run organization by disposing of Thirimanne for 14.

Mathews at that point united with MilindaSiriwardana and the team took the hosts' score past the 100-run check. Be that as it may, soon a while later, Siriwardana lost his fixation and hit the ball straight under the control of Dhoni and turned into Pandya's second scalp of the day.

Mathews keep on fighting a solitary fight as he indented up his merited 50 years. Be that as it may, wickets continued falling on the flip side with WaniduHasaranga getting run-out for 22.

Axar Patel at long last disposed of Mathews for 70 and with that left any expectation of a marvel for the hosts. KuldeepYadav tidied up the tail in the 43rd over as India frolicked home in style.

Prior, ViratKohli's energy pressed ton and Rohit Sharma's wonderful century empowered India to post a record 375/5 in their assigned 50 overs. India's aggregate was the most astounding posted by any meeting group in an ODI in Sri Lanka, bettering their own particular record of 363 for 5 at a similar ground in 2009.

Affability captain Kohli's (131 off 96 balls) 29th ODI hundred and his 219-run second-wicket remain with an in-frame Sharma (104, 88 balls), India could establish the framework for a forcing all out. Sharma, who hit consecutive hundreds, now has 13 three-figure scorers in the 50-over organization.

The Indian batsmen made happy as Manish Pandey used his initially possibility of the arrangement without limitations with an unbeaten 50 off 42 balls while captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni stayed undefeated one shy of 50 years score in his 300th ODI appearance.

By chance, Dhoni got a solitary off the penultimate conveyance of the 50th over as he stayed stranded on 49 not out ā€” one shy of what could have been his 100th global 50 years.

The Dhoni-Pandey unbroken organization for the 6th wicket yielded 101 keeps running in just 12.2 overs.

In the wake of winning the hurl on a batting heaven, captain Kohli joined Sharma after ShikharDhawan (4) was expelled attempting to cut an Angelo Mathews conveyance over point.

With the ball going onto the bat, stroke-play turned out to be simple. Sharma at first set aside opportunity to settle down as Kohli assaulted the drowsy Sri Lankan rocking the bowling alley from the word go.

The initial 50 fell off 52 balls, yet the innings gradually assembled pace as India checked 100 off only 84 balls. Kohli hustled to his 50 years off 38 balls even as their 50 association fell off 46 balls.

The frenzied pace of scoring proceeded as Kohli and Sharma commended their 100 association off just 76 balls with the last additionally achieving 50 years off 45 balls.

Kohli confronted 96 balls and hit 17 fours and also 2 sixes while Sharma's innings had 11 limits and three maximums. On the way their organization, Kohli-Sharma twosome broke various records.

Their association enhanced the past most elevated second wicket remain on Sri Lankan soil - 197 runs included by Dhawan and Kohli in the main ODI of this present arrangement in Dambulla.

It was additionally India's third-most noteworthy second wicket association against Sri Lanka in ODIs, after 318 at Taunton in May 1999, and 236 at Nagpur in March 1999 - both set by SouravGanguly and Rahul Dravid.

This was additionally their third 200 or more remain as a couple equalling the record held mutually by Sachin Tendulkar and Ganguly, and GautamGambhir and Kohli.

Sri Lankan bowlers had a nightmarish time with pacers LasithMalinga (1/82 out of 10 overs) and Vishwa Fernando (1/76 out of 8 overs) berated. AkilaDananjaya (1/68 out of 10 overs) likewise did not make any inconvenience the batsmen.

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