Sl Vs Ind: India win by 8 wickets

India has reach the finals by beating Sri Lanka by 8 wickets in the 5th match of tri-series at the Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on Sunday.

Chasing a target of 214, Gautam Gambhir and Dinesh Karthik gave India a good start scoring 71 and 48 runs respectively.

Virat Kohli batted superbly, he made 71 runs not out from 68 deliveries , Yuvraj made 8 runs not out.

Thilan Thushara and Thissara Perera were the only wicket takers, both taking a wicket each.

Earlier,Sri Lanka won the toss and opted to bat against India. Sri Lanka were bowled out for 213 runs in 46.1 Overs .

Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed 33 from just 17 balls before getting out to Zaheer Khan. Kumar Sangakkara scored 68 from 78 deliveries hitting nine boundaries. Suraj Randiv made 56 of 76 balls hitting five boundaries.

Zaheer Khan and Amit Mishra took 3 wickets each, while Yuvraj Singh, Sudeep Tyagi and Sreesanth managed to take a wicket each.

Virender Sehwag, Ashish Nehra and Harbhajan Singh had been rested for this match.

India and Sri Lanka are in the finals of of tri-series, they will be playing on January 13 Wednesday.

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