India lose their first encounter in the Tri Series against Srilanka

Tri Series: India Vs Srilanka
Srilanka after beating Bangladesh yesterday in the tri-series opener, today registered a convincing win over India. Chasing 280 to win, Srilanka comfortably reached the target with 2 overs and 5 wickets in hand. Thilan Samaraweera scored a brilliant 105 from 106 balls. The next best contributor from Srilankan side was the captain himself, Sangakarra who scored 60 from 80 balls.In the end it was Thissara Perera who hammered Indian bowling scoring 36 from 15 balls.

Earlier today India lost Gambhir and Kohli very cheaply at the start of the innings. Sehwag scored a quick 47 and later on Dhoni (37) and Yuvraj (74) managed to balance the Indian innings. Raina (35) and Jadeja (39) played handy knocks to take India to 279.

Sri Lanka lead the table with 8 points and two wins from two games. India meets Bangladesh on 7th January 2010.

India Vs Srilanka Scorecard

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