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SL v IND

1st ODI | 20th August 2017 | India tour of Sri Lanka ODI series 2017
Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
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India won by 9 wickets

Target: 217

Can attack Malinga more with his pace down: Dhawan

Nic Pothas calls for consistency in Sri Lanka selections, says chopping and changing doesn’t help players or coaching staff

Dhawan finds the zone and the Zen

“The last time I felt like I was batting in this zone was in 2013 during the Champions Trophy,” says opener after third century on Sri Lanka tour

Pothas lashes out at outside interference in team

Sri Lanka coach admits to frustration after nine-wicket defeat in first ODI, but says players should be given more time and care

Axar, Dhawan lead nine-wicket rout of Sri Lanka

Left-arm spinner leads the attack as hosts crumble from 150/2 to 216 all out before opener smashes 132 not out to seal win in 28.5 overs

Indian spinners shoot Sri Lanka out for 216

Home side collapse in 43.2 overs despite getting to 150/2 after 27

Rahul, Chahal return as India opt to field

India leave out Pandey and Rahane; Vishwa Fernando makes his ODI debut for Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka need giant-killing act against India

While the visiting side have most pieces in place, their only concern will be how MS Dhoni shapes up