In the year 2000, Sri Lanka also recorded a similar victory over India in the final of the Coca-Cola Champions Trophy. Batting first in that match, Sri Lanka scored 299 runs for the loss of 5 wickets. Captain Sanath Jayasuriya scored 189 runs. Russell Arnold scored 52 runs. In that match, Jayasuriya was dismissed by Ganguly on the first ball of the 49th over. Otherwise, the legendary Sri Lankan batsman would have scored a double century.
India, who entered the ring with a target of 300 runs, were bowled out for 54 runs by Chaminda Vasu. Robin Sharma (11) was the only Indian batsman to score in double figures. All others are limited to single digits. Vasu, who dismissed Sachin, Ganguly, Yuvraj and Vinod Kambli in the top order, gave away 14 runs and took 5 wickets in 9.3 overs. Muttiah Muralitharan took 3 wickets for 6 runs in 6 overs. It is noteworthy that this is the lowest score for the Indian team in ODIs. Sri Lanka scored less than 300 runs in that match.. Although India were bowled out for 54 runs.. the team won by 245 runs.
Team India bowled out Sri Lanka for 73 runs in the Thiruvananthapuram ODI. By winning by 317 runs, they took revenge against Sri Lanka after 23 years. Then Jayasuriya scored 189 runs.. Now Kohli stood not out with 166 runs. If Chaminda Vasu took 5 wickets, now Siraj took 4 wickets.
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