India cruise to series-clinching victory over Sri Lanka

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India completed a 2-0 T20 series victory over Sri Lanka with a resounding 78-run victory in Pune.

Openers KL Rahul (54) and Shikhar Dhawan (52) dominated the visiting bowlers in a 97-run opening stand, and Manish Pandey (31 not out) and Virat Kohli (26) helped steer India to 201 for six.


FULL SCORECARD: India (201/6) beat Sri Lanka (123) by 78 runs


Sri Lanka were never in the hunt after slumping to 26 for four inside six overs.

Dhananjaya De Silva (57) and Angelo Mathews (31) provided the only resistance as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 123 in 15.5 overs, with Navdeep Saini (three for 28) the pick of the India bowlers.

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