India Wins Over Sri Lanka By 67 Runs

Guwahati: India won the first ODI of the three-match ODI series at Barsapara Stadium in Guwahati tonight by 67 runs. BCCI confirmed the news through an official tweet.

Rohit Sharma and Shubman Gill gave a flying start as the pair began their boundary-hitting stint and whacked 10 fours and two sixes in eight overs.

Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka gets to his fourth ODI fifty off 50 balls. However, Dhananjaya de Silva and Pathum Nissanka’s partnership gave Sri Lanka some hope when they both put up a 72-run partnership off 65 balls for the fourth wicket.

The next match of the ODI series is scheduled for January 15 at Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram. This tournament was initially in the International Cricket Council’s Future Tour Program and BCCI shall be keeping its commitment.

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