Colombo: Indian cricket team on the Sinhalese Sports Club ground last day of the third Test decisive 117-run win over Sri Lanka on Tuesday and won the three-match series 2-1. India won Test series in Sri Lanka after a gap of 22 years is.
Chasing a target of 386 runs in the fourth innings Sri Lanka skipper Angelo Mathews (110) Despite the struggle bowled out 268 runs.
Mathews with efficient Pereira (70) also fought well and 135-run partnership for the sixth wicket played. India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin bagged four wickets, five wickets in the first innings, while Ishant Sharma three crucial wickets. Ishant with 200 wickets in Tests completed.
India first innings Pujara (145 not out) scored with the help of 312, were bowled out for 201 in reply Sri Lankan innings. In the second innings, India Rohit Sharma (50) and Ashwin (58) and the half-innings scored 274 to help Sri Lanka to win the challenging target of 386 runs.
The first Test in Galle, Sri Lanka won by 63 runs. Then the team p. Sara Oval 278 runs in the second Test at Sinhalese Sports Club won the third match and win the series 2-1, he occupied.