India crush Sri Lanka to clinch five-match ODI series in a match marred by crowd trouble

Catch the best images from India's six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in Palekelle on Sunday

FirstCricket Staff August 28, 2017 10:22:25 IST
Chamara Kapugedara won his first toss as Sri Lanka's ODI captain and elected to bat first in Palekelle. AP
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Chamara Kapugedara won his first toss as Sri Lanka's ODI captain and elected to bat first in Palekelle. AP
Indian bowlers made early inroads dismissing openers Sri Lankan openers Niroshan Dickewella and Kusal Mendis early. AP
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Indian bowlers made early inroads dismissing openers Sri Lankan openers Niroshan Dickewella and Kusal Mendis early. AP
Sri Lanka's Milinda Siriwardena (L) plays a handy knock at the death to take Sri Lanka to 217 in the 50 overs. AP
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Sri Lanka's Milinda Siriwardena (L) plays a handy knock at the death to take Sri Lanka to 217 in the 50 overs. AP
Lasith Malinga strikes early to remove the in-form Shikhar Dhawan as India crawl to 61 for 4 in 15 overs. AP
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Lasith Malinga strikes early to remove the in-form Shikhar Dhawan as India crawl to 61 for 4 in 15 overs. AP
Rohit Sharma scores a brilliant century to have India on course for a win at Palekelle. AP
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Rohit Sharma scores a brilliant century to have India on course for a win at Palekelle. AP
As India inched towards a series-clinching victory the crowd at Palekelle threw bottles at the players to stop the match. AP
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As India inched towards a series-clinching victory the crowd at Palekelle threw bottles at the players to stop the match. AP
Rohit Sharma (L) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (R) sit on the field as the game is halted before guding India to a six-wicket win later. AP
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Rohit Sharma (L) and Mahendra Singh Dhoni (R) sit on the field as the game is halted before guding India to a six-wicket win later. AP