Visakhapatnam: India rode on a strong bowling performance to restrict Sri Lanka to 215 runs in the third and final One-Day International (ODI) here on Sunday.

Spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal did most of the damage by taking three wickets each.

Yadav returned figures of 3/42 off his 10 overs while Chahal conceded 46 runs for his three wickets.

Hardik Pandya notched up figures of 2/49 while fellow pacers Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Jasprit Bumrah picked up a wicket each.

Upul Tharanga was the highest scorer for the visitors with 95 runs off 82 balls. The left-hander's 36th ODI half-century was studded with 12 boundaries and three hits into the stands. 

Sadeera Samarawickrama gave him excellent support from the other end, scoring 42 runs off 57 deliveries, hitting five boundaries along the way.

The two of them added 121 runs between them to hand the visitors a solid platform.

Brief scores:

Sri Lanka: 215 in 44.5 overs (Upul Tharanga 95, Kuldeep Yadav 3/42, Yuzvendra Chahal 3/46) vs India.

IANS