India vs Sri Lanka 5th ODI at Ranchi, 16 Nov, 2014

Toss: Sri Lanka, who chose to bat
Sri Lanka 286/8 (50)
India 288/7 (48.4)
India won by 3 wickets
Man of the Match: Angelo Mathews
  • Axar Patel 17 * (14)
  • Virat Kohli 139 * (126)

Over 4.4 DS Kulkarni bowls a good length delivery to DPDN Dickwella, CAUGHT, slower one on to the pads and Dickwella looks to check his flick shot but he is already into the stroke and spoons a low catch to the forward diving Rayudu at squareleg.

Over 5.6 STR Binny bowls a good length delivery to TM Dilshan, BOWLED HIM, Dilshan falls across and plays all around in a flick and the ball brushes his pad and goes on to hit middle and leg. That was a cross seam delivery bowled at a slower pace of 116 kmph by Binny.

Over 14.4 Akshar Patel bowls a tossed up delivery to LD Chandimal, CAUGHT, Chandimal bends down and under pressure attempts a slog sweep against the turn but only to get a top edge which is caught by Rohit at mid on.

Over 18.3 R Ashwin bowls it flat in the air to DPMD Jayawardene, CAUGHT, Mahela moves back for a late cut but the ball hits a crack outside off and turns in sharply to hit the pad in front of off and kicks up to kiss the shoulder of the bat and lob up to Rahane at slip.

Over 44.6 R Ashwin bowls a flighted delivery to HDRL Thirimanne, CAUGHT, Thirimanne steps out for a big hit but can only give catching practice to Rayudu at long on.

Over 47.5 Akshar Patel bowls it flat in the air to NLTC Perera, CAUGHT, Perera makes room and heaves the full toss into the hands of the man Jadhav posted at deep backward squareleg. The Umpire checked if that full toss was over the waist but it wasn't and India have one more wicket.

Over 49.3 DS Kulkarni bowls a bouncer to Seekkuge Prasanna, CAUGHT, Prasanna backs away and top edges his hook shot towards deep backward squareleg where Akshar moves to his right to take a good catch.

Over 49.3 DS Kulkarni bowls a pitched up delivery to Seekkuge Prasanna, 1 wide, leaves the widish yorker sprayed miles outside off

Over 49.6 DS Kulkarni bowls a short and rising delivery to BAW Mendis, CAUGHT, Mendis top edges a slog pull in the air straight down the ground where Karn Sharma makes lots of ground to his right to take a stunning one handed catch! India need 287 runs to win from 50 Overs.