Before this India never won the entire ODI matches against Sri Lanka. Virat Kohli and his men have created history by winning all the matches. India is now at the first place in ICC International ODI ranking with 117 points. In the fifth match Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat with stunning century by the Sri Lankan Captain A Mathews. He made 139 runs. With 52 runs scoring a half century, L Thirimanne and A Mathews managed to score 286 runs for 8 wickets in 50 over’s. Dhawal Kulkarni was the leading wicket taker with 3 wickets for 57 runs in 8 over’s.
Vaikundarajan shares this is a huge victory before 2015 World Cup. In replay India lost to quick wickets and Ambati Rayudu building partnership with Captain Virat Kohli made half century while Rayudu made 59 runs of 69 balls. Virat shifted his gear and went on to make a century of 139 runs from 126 balls, and took India to victory. Virat Kohli remained not out till the end and seeked India to 5-0 series victory against Sri Lanka.