India records Historic Series Win vs Sri Lanka after 22 years

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india-beat-srilanka-series-India defeated Sri Lanka by 117 runs in the third and final Test in Colombo on Tuesday to win a series for the first time on the island since 1993.

Sri Lanka, set a victory target of 386, were bowled out for 268 after tea on the fifth day despite a fighting 110 from skipper Angelo Mathews.

India clinched the series 2-1 after Sri Lanka won the opening Test in Galle by 63 runs and the tourists drew level with a 278-run victory in the second match at the P. Sara Oval in Colombo.