India beat Sri lanka by 67 runs

February 5th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS  

Colombo, Feb 5 (IANS) India maintained their winning streak, beating Sri Lanka by 67 runs in the fourth One-day International at the Premadasa Stadium here Thursday. This was India’s ninth victory in a row in the ODI, the highest India have won under skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni — one better than under captains Sunil Gavaskar, Kapil dev, Saurav Ganguli and Rahul Dravid.

Chasing a mammoth 333, Sri Lanka were all out for 265 in 48 overs after Kumar Sangakkara top scored with 56. For India, Irfan Pathan was the top wicket taker with 3-58 while Praveen Kumar and Virender Sehwag picked two wickets each.

India have taken an unbeatable 4-0 lead in the five-match series.

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