India snatched victory when they beat Sri Lanka after being 7 wickets down in the second ODI. India captures the series with this win. This was also India's 10th successive win over Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka in 10 ODIs.

Deepak Chahar uneaten at 69 who has been adjudged as the Man of the match, stitched a record unbroken 84 run partnership with Bhuvneshwar Kumar to overhaul a target of 276 in the last over. 


SL vs IND 2nd ODI: Deepak Chahar's heroics help India take unassailable 2-0 lead in series


India snatched victory from the jaws of defeat when they beat Sri Lanka after being 7 wickets down in the second ODI.


Deepak Chahar emerged as India's unlikely hero with the bat as the fast bowler hit an unbeaten 69 to help the visitors gun down a 276-run target in a thriller in the 2nd ODI of a 3-match series against Sri Lanka in Colombo on Tuesday.

Deepak and Bhuvneshwar Kumar came up with an unbeaten 84-run stand for the 8th wicket as India recovered from 193 for 7 to pull off a stunning win. India has taken an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the 3-match series.


The third ODI will be played on Friday.


Sri Lanka, who are among the worst-performing teams in the middle overs, struggled again in the crucial stage of the game. They took 97 balls to take find their next boundary after the eight over.

From 77 for no loss in the 14th over, Sri Lanka slipped to 134 for four in the 28th over.