lankans hold their nerve to level the series

After a painful loss in Rajkot for Lankans, they wanted put a better show in Nagpur and level the series. Indian captain MSD won the toss and elected to bat. Inform sehwag paired with sachin opened the innings. But Lankans gets sehwag early in first over of the match. Due to early wicket gambir came in the one down in the match but he got the wrong end of the decision when he run out by mathews and young lad virat kohli came in as a next batsman which surprises many, because inform dhoni is still not in field who came one down in previous match he has average 50 above in odi with average of 80 above in one down. Virat showed his temperament and scored 3rd ODI 50,which followed by dhoni and raina to set a 302 runs as a target. Dhoni begins his day with lucky edge which carried to boundary and to continued with sanga drops 2 catches and misses 1 stumping of dhoni and mendis also drops one catch of dhoni which favour him to score his 6th ODI century. A young lad Randiv from srilanka to be noticed for his excellent performance in his debut match who has impressed everyone in a pressure and bowled an economical last over of the match and picked two wickets in his last over.
Srilankan openers started the chase rapidly dilshan went on to score another century and supported by tharanga and scored century partnership. Bhaji broke the partnership that brought inform srilankan captain to crease, due to misunderstanding in running between the wicket cost the sanga wicket. Dilshan went on to score 5th century, after dilshan wicket, srilankan batting order started to collapse mathews hold the nerve to finish the game. First time MSD scored his century in losing cause. Indian efforts were went in vain because of dilshan, Who have been performing very well for sirlankan team whenever they required him, he cross every hurdle made by the Indian, Mathews finished it and helped srilankan to level the series 1-1.