It was really a superb match played between India and Sri Lanka at Hobart today. Opener Gautam Gambir hit a fine fifty and then Virat Kohli lead the team to a easy win.
Kohli was nicely supported by Suresh Raina, who made
A brilliant hundred from Kohli shocked Sri Lanka’s huge total of 320 for four in a do or die one-dayer of the Commonwealth Bank tri-series on Tuesday.
From the Indian side, the leading run scorers are Virat Kohli 133, Gambhir 63, Tendulkar 39 and Sehwag 30.
Kohli is also now the leading run-scorer in the tournament.
Earlier of the day, the bowling from the Indian team was poor as Sri Lankan batsman Tillakaratne Dilshan and Kumar Sangakkara slammed a century each to take their team’s total 320 for four in their limited 50 overs play in the Commonwealth Bank tri-series on Tuesday.
In reply, India reached the target within 37 overs, putting the pressure on Sri Lanka to sprint even at the last hurdle in the series, one that seemed non-existent before India’s batting display.
Virat Kohli was immediately congratulated by teammate Yuvraj Singh, who is fighting with cancer in the United States.
Chekoo kohli great inings ! Have a cheekoo shake for recovery before sleeping ! Goodnight @ImVkohli, tweeted Yuvraj.