Deepak Chahar hit an unbeaten 69 as India edged out Sri Lanka by three wickets in the second ODI to clinch the three-match series on Tuesday.
India chased down
their target of 276 with five balls to spare as Chahar recorded his maiden ODI
fifty after the tourists, who took an unbeatable 2-0 lead in the three-match
series, slipped to 193-7 in Colombo.
Chahar, who also
took two wickets with his pace bowling to limit Sri Lanka to 275-9, was
involved in an unbeaten 84-run eighth-wicket stand with Bhuvneshwar Kumar, who
made 53 off 44 balls while Sri Lankan leg-spinner Wanindu Hasaranga took three
The final ODI is
on Friday at the same venue.