After whitewashing Sri Lanka 5-0 in the One day International series, Mahendra Singh Dhoni took Indian teammates to a ride across R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo yesterday night. The former Indian captain sat on the front seat. On the backseat, Indian team mates Axar Patel, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shardul Thakur, KL Rahul all were there with the trophy.
Hardik Pandya and Manish Pandey were standing as MS Dhoni took the Indian team to a fun ride after smashing Sri Lanka by 6 wickets in the final ODI. India dominated ODI series with ease. Chasing the target of 239 yesterday, Rahane and Rohit Sharma were dismissed early but Kohli scored his 30th ODI century to help India the match with 21 balls to spare. Jasprit Bumrah was awarded the car.
Virat Kohli, Rahane, Kuldeep Yadav were sitting together. It was a great ride for team India who whitewashed Sri Lanka in test series and also ODI series.
Sri Lanka won the toss and elected to bat. At one stage Sri Lanka was looking good to post a competitive total. After Thirmanne wicket, the hosts lost wickets at regular intervals and were bowled for 238.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar was named the man of the match for 5/42 and Jasprit Bumrah took 15 wickets in 5 matches, awarded as the man of the series. Mahendra Singh Dhoni also completed 100 stumping’s in ODI cricket.
Virat Kohli remained not out on 110 and Kedar Jadhav scored 63. There were two good partnerships which made the work easy for India to whitewash Sri Lanka. Mahendra Singh ride is a happy guy who performed well with the bat. He is the most senior and experienced cricketer in Indian dressing room.