Indian won the test series against Sri Lanka after 22 years and in the third test match Team India won with a margin of 117 runs. Ishant Sharma took 8 wickets and joined the 200 wickets club and under Kohli’s captaincy Team India won the first test series on a foreign soil. Ashwin took four wickets and Sharma three wickets in the second innings. Sri Lanka batsman Mathews made 110 runs and Perara 70 runs and their combination turned formidable for India at one stage. But Ashwin and Ishant jointly dismissed them and India could win the series. India score 312 and 274, Sri Lanka – 201 and 268, Man of the Match is Pujara who played a key role with 145 runs not out. Man of the series is Ashwin taking 21 wickets in three matches.
Wins over Lanka after 22 years
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