With 9 wickets victory over Sri Lanka in the third twenty20 cricket match at Visakhapatnam, Indian cricket team have won the 2016 T20I series by 2-1. India won 3rd game of series quite comfortably to win the series and retain their top position in ICC t20 rankings.
In this last match of series, India won toss and chose to field. Their decision was proven right when spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 2 wickets in the first over of match. After this visitors never got back on the track and whole Sri-Lankan team got all out in 18 overs after scoring just 82 runs. Only two batsmen succeed to score in 2 digits. Ashwin took 4 wickets in his 4 overs bowling quota after spending just 8 runs.
It was an easy target for in form Indian batting line-up and Men in Blue chased it in 13.5 overs after losing just 1 wicket of Rohit Sharma. Shikhara Dhawan remained not out on 46 whereas Ajinkya Rahane returned pavilion on 22. Man of the match and Player of the series awards were given to Ravichandran Ashwin.
Now both teams will play each other in the T20 Asia Cup starting from 24 February in Bangladesh.