WI Tri series 6th match live scores: India 119/3 (29/29 ov); Sri Lanka 96 (24.4/26 ov, target 178); India won by 81 runs (D/L method). Sri Lanka have won the toss and will bowl first. India Vs Sri Lanka 6th ODI at Port of Spain, Jul 9, 2013. Match scheduled to begin at 09:30 local time (13:30 GMT, 07:00 PM IST).
Sri Lanka’s impressive win against hosts West Indies on Monday has put India under additional pressure as they look to qualify for the finals of the ongoing tri-series. In the last league encounter of the tournament, they will take on the rampant Lankans who, with nine points from three games are all but through to the final.
Sri Lanka have made it to the Finals of the Tri-Series after beating hosts West Indies by 39 runs in a rain-affected match at Port of Spain which was played for two days. Kumar Sangakkara played a great knock of 90* from 95 balls on a difficult batting track to help the Lankans post 219 for 8 in 41 overs.
The West Indies-Sri Lanka match at Port of Spain moved into the rest day following heavy showers on Sunday. The match will resume on Monday from where it stopped with Sri Lanka at a shaky 60 for 3 in 19 overs on a track that was heavily loaded in favour of the seamers.
India knew that they had to beat hosts West Indies at Port of Spain handsomely to stay alive in the competition. They managed to do so successfully, and it was most amazing to see the manner in which they fought back after the reversals...
A superb 14th ODI century from Skipper Virat Kohli followed up by a demolition job from the bowlers kept India alive in the Tri-Series. The Men in Blue gave a sound thrashing of 102 runs to hosts West Indies in Match 4 of the Celkon Mobile Cup.
Following their defeats in the first two games of the ongoing tri-series, India have fallen so behind in the tournament that even if they win the next two games handsomely, they might not make it through to the final.