India win the series with two games remaining

 India win the series with two games to go.

Captain Ajay Reddy led from the front with both bat and ball as India beat Sri Lanka by 20 runs in the 3rd T20 match of the 5 match T20 series played here in Bhopal. With this win the home team have taken an unassailable 3-0 lead. Batting first India with the help of Ajay’s half century and decent contributions from the other batsmen put up a formidable total of 209/5 in their 20 overs.

The Sri Lankans chasing the target lost early wickets and were struggling to keep up with the required rate. Ajit Silva was the star man again for the Lankans as scored a well composed half century. With the series already lost the teams have a two day break before the fourth game on the 20th in Ludhiana.

Brief Scores: India 209/5 in 20 overs.

Ajay 83*, Venkateswara 35, Durga 34*

Sri Lanka 189/8 in 20 overs

Silva 50, Desapriya 35, Ajay 2/23

Man of the match: Ajay Reddy

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