Not only Kohli, these 5 players were the heroes of Indian team’s victory
Indian team got historic win by 317 runs in Thiruvananthapuram
Team India won the ODI series 3-0
New Delhi. The proposed three-match ODI series between India and Sri Lanka has come to an end. The last match of the prestigious series was played on January 15 at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram. In this exciting match, the Indian team defeated the opposition team by 317 runs. It is also the biggest win in ODI history by a margin of runs. Let’s talk about the five players who played an important role in this historic victory that India got in Thiruvananthapuram, then their names are as follows-
Experienced batsman Virat Kohli had an important contribution in this historic victory of India. Batting at number three for the team, he played an unbeaten explosive century of 166 runs in 110 balls. Meanwhile, 13 fours and eight excellent sixes came out of his bat. Due to this excellent innings of Kohli, the Indian team was also able to reach the huge score of 390 runs.
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Young Shubman Gill is also less appreciated. While opening the innings, he gave a solid start to the Indian team. Meanwhile, facing 97 balls, he played an excellent century inning of 116 runs with the help of 14 fours and two sixes. Whenever this historic victory of the Indian team will be discussed, then Gill’s name will be taken with respect.
Although small, Captain Rohit Sharma’s innings will never be forgotten in the victory of the Indian team. He made a splash with the first bat and played an important inning of 42 runs for the team. After this he won the hearts of the people with his captaincy. Under the leadership of Sharma, the Indian team managed to win the three-match ODI series against Sri Lanka by 3-0.
Mohammad Siraj spoiled the move of the Sri Lankan team who came in the field to chase the big target. He took the wickets of four key players of the opposition team and completely removed them from the match. In the third match, Siraj bowled a total of 10 overs. Meanwhile, he got maximum four successes while spending 32 runs. Siraj’s victims became Avishka Fernando, Nuwanidu Fernando, Kusal Mendis and Vanindu Hasaranga.
The praise of Mohammed Shami is also less. When Mohammad Siraj was taking wickets in the initial overs. During that time, Shami worked to create pressure on the opposition team with his tight bowling. In such a situation, the opposition batsmen went to score runs against Siraj and lost their wickets. Shami bowled a total of six overs in the third ODI. Meanwhile, he got two successes while spending 20 runs. Shami’s victims became Charit Aslanka and Dunith Welles.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 15, 2023, 20:56 IST