This is the first time ever in win for the Indian team, who has completely whitewashed opponents with 3-0 complete 3-day Test series. With 171 runs of clear victory, Indian team beat Sri Lanka in 3rd Test on Day 3 at Pallekele.
India crush Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 keeps running in the third and last Test to clear their first historically speaking arrangement abroad. Quick bowler Mohammed Shami took two wickets as India walked towards an innings triumph and an arrangement whitewash over Sri Lanka on day three of the third Test on Monday. The hosts were 82-4 at lunch while following-on, as yet trailing India by 270 runs. Captain Dinesh Chandimal on 26 and Angelo Mathews on 17 were at the wrinkle in Pallekele. Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin struck the primary pass up sending back opener Dimuth Karunaratne for 16 after the left-gave batsman was gotten at slip.
3-0 to India! Ashwin bowls the carrom ball outside off, Kumara approaches to protect however is beaten outwardly edge. The ball collides with the stumps and that is it for India. India win by an innings and 171 runs! Eighth arrangement win under Virat Kohli and this has been a far reaching one. Sri Lanka turned out to be fairly a walkover in the arrangement, not to mention this match.
Thus closes our scope of the three-Test arrangement amongst India and Sri Lanka, with the last getting outflanked in each office, surrendering each match compliantly to get whitewashed. The Indians are back to their commanding routes with this notable win — which happens to be their first decisive victory in an arrangement with three Tests or progressively — and will now be relied upon to convey the same over to the ODI and T20I legs of the continuous visit.