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LIVE – Nidahas Trophy: India scores 153 runs, wins match against Sri Lanka

LIVE – Nidahas Trophy: India scores 153 runs, wins match against Sri Lanka
Sri Lankan cricketer Kusal Mendis (R) raises his bat to the crowd after scoring a half-century (50 runs) during the fourth Twenty20 (T20) international cricket match between India and Sri Lanka of the tri-nation Nidahas Trophy at The R. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on March 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / ISHARA S. KODIKARA

Colombo: India won the toss and elected to bowl first against Sri Lanka in their third match of Tri-Nation Nidahas Twenty20 Cup being played at the R. Premadasa Stadium here on Monday. The match has been reduced to 19 overs each.

Four bowlers can bowl four overs, and one can bowl three, according to the new rules. The toss and the match were delayed due to rain and a wet outfield, earlier.

Sri Lanka scored 152 runs with the loss of 9 wickets in 19 overs. India needs 153 runs to win the match.

Sri Lanka Playing XI: Danushka Gunathilaka, Kusal Mendis, Kusal Perera, Upul Tharanga, Dasun Shanaka, Thisara Perera, Jeevan Mendis, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal, Dushmantha Chameera, Nuwan Pradeep

India Playing XI: Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Suresh Raina, Manish Pandey, Dinesh Karthik, Vijay Shankar, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, Jaydev Unadkat.

Live updates:

India scored 153 for 4 and won the match by 6 wickets

After 17 overs: India’s score is 144 for 4.

After 16 overs: India’s score is 134 for 4.

After 15 overs: India’s score is 123 for 4.

After 14 overs: India’s score is 114 for 4.

After 13 overs: India’s score is 109 for 4.

After 12 overs: India’s score is 101 for 4.

After 11 overs: India’s score is 92 for 4.

After 10 overs: India lost another wicket of Lokesh Rahul, scored 85 runs.

After 9 overs: India’s score is 83 for 3.

After 8 overs: India’s score is 75 for 3.

After 7 overs: India lost another wicket of Suresh Raina, scored 63 runs.

After 6 overs: India’s score is 50 for 2.

After 5 overs: India’s score is 46 for 2.

After 4 overs: India lost another wicket of Shikhar Dhawan, scored 30 runs.

After 3 overs: India score 22 runs and lost one wicket of Rohit Sharma