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Dhawan and spinners lead India to series-clinching win over Sri Lanka

Shikhar Dhawan

By: Sarwar Alam

Opener Shikhar Dhawan’s blazing century and a decisive spell by their wrist spinners powered India to a series-clinching eight-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third one-day international on Sunday. Chasing 216 for victory, India rode on a 135-run partnership between Dhawan (100 not out) and Shreyas Iyer (65) to romp home in 32.1 overs in Visakhapatnam. Dhawan completed his 12th ODI hundred in 85 balls, his knock laced with 13 fours and two sixes, before taking India to their eighth consecutive ODI series victory since June 2016. But it was Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal who set up the comprehensive victory after taking three wickets each…

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