India thump Sri Lanka in Ludhiana

India closes in on a whitewash.

India beat Sri Lanka by 7 wickets in the 4th T20 match here in Ludhiana to take a 4-0 lead and close in on a whitewash. Batting first Sri Lanka were never able to get off the blocks and were bowled out for a below par 137.

Chasing a small target India experimented with their top order but lost 3 quick wickets. Then the captain Ajay Reddy stitched together a partnership with half centurion Sunil as the hosts completed a comfortable win. The last game of the series takes place on the 22nd in Faridabad.

Brief Scores: Sri Lanka 137 all out in 19.5 overs.

Desapriya 21, Ajay 2/23

India 138/3 in 18.4 overs.

Sunil 54*, Bhaskar 28

Man of the match: Ajay Reddy

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