The game is scheduled to commence at 2:30 AM according to the local time.
Superstar batsman Virat Kohli destroyed Sri Lanka in the first half of India’s innings to move into outright third spot on the all-time list of ODI centuries during the fourth ODI in Colombo. After winning the toss on a batting belter, skipper Kohli joined Rohit after Shikhar Dhawan (4) was dismissed trying to slash an Angelo Mathews delivery over point. The live telecast is on Sony Six, Sony LIV, Ten 3, and other channels of the network. He will be the 20th cricketer overall, and the sixth India player to the milestone.
Sri Lanka pace maestro Lasith Malinga has vowed to keep playing global cricket and added that he has no plans to call time on his illustrious career.
Men in blue have been superior throughout the series of Test and ODI matches played against Sri Lanka. Kohli made 131 for his 29th one-day global century, facing 96 deliveries and hitting 17 boundaries and two sixes. For India, this is their third-biggest win over Sri Lanka.
The Indian team is now leading the five-match series 3-0, after three successive matches.
In the three innings since his single-digit score in the opening ODI, Rohit has grown from strength to strength as he has amassed runs at will and now tops the batting charts for this series. Series won by India. Also, the India may test with their squad on fourth and fifth match. The bad performance of Sri Lanka in past matches also a reason for the India’s victory.
Among players with at least 3,000 ODI runs, Dhoni is one of only five batsmen to have an average in excess of 50.
Pandey was unbeaten on 50 when India completed 50 overs, and Dhoni was on 49. Former captain MS Dhoni has his own set of reasons to be excited.
It was a special occasion for Thakur, whose debut coincided with Dhoni’s 300th match.
Rohit Sharma was caught out with 104 runs from 88 balls.
Hardik Pandya is on the strike next. Kohli reached his 29th ODI century off just 76 balls with a boundary off Milinda Siriwardana to the square-leg fence as he toyed with the bowling attack.
Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are maintaining the good partnership. Dhoni’s 124 runs helped India to put a mammoth 354 run total which included nine fours and three sixes.