PHOTOS: Virat Kohli hits ton as India sweep series 5-0

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Ranchi, Nov 17: India captain Virat Kohli scored his 21st century in One Day Internationals to power India to a 5-0 clean sweep over Sri Lanka here on Sunday (November 17).

Scorecard; Match Report

Kohli remained unbeaten on 139 to guide India to a three-wicket victory in the 5th ODI at the JSCA Stadium. It became tense in the end with India losing wickets in quick succession. But the captain took the responsibility to the guide the team home while chasing 287.

Here are the pictures from the match

How India started

Tillakaratne Dilshan was bowled by Stuart Binny after Sri Lanka opted to bat first in the 5th ODI.

Dinesh Chandimal

Dinesh Chandimal did not last for long at the crease. He was dismissed for just 5.

Captain to the rescue

Sri Lanka captain came to the teams rescue. He came to bat at No. 5.

Mathews goes for a big shot

Angelo Mathews plays a shot on way to his maiden ODI ton.

Reaching 100

Angelo Mathews completes his maiden ODI hundred.

Ecstatic

After a long time, the moment finally arrived and these celebrations tell the story. Angelo Mathews jumps in joy after his 100.

Mathews in action

Angelo Mathews remained unbeaten on 139 as Sri Lanka posted 286/8 in 50 overs.

Happy bunch

Virat Kohli, Akshar Patel and debutant Kedar Jadhav celebrate a Sri Lankan wicket.

Poor start

Ajinkya Rahane was bowled out for just 2 by Mathews.

No record today

Rohit Sharma after a record setting 264 in the previous game, fell cheaply, for 9, to Mathews.

Virat Kohli show begins

Virat Kohli raises his bat after completing half century. He came to bat at number 4.

Ton

Captain Kohli celebrates his 21st ODI ton.

Easy going

Virat Kohli raises his bat and helmet after completing hundred runs.

I did it

Virat Kohli gestures towards his team-mates after sealing the victory and a clean sweep of 5-0. Akshar Patel is also seen.

Congratulations

Kohli being congratulated by Seekkuge Prasanna after the match as Akshar looks on.

Posing with the trophy

Indian players and support staff pose with the trophy after completing 5-0 whitewash.

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