It was yet another crushing victory for India as they thrashed SL by 168 runs. Rohit and Kohli took center stage and propelled India towards a mammoth total. However, it was Dhoni who took the limelight, as he sent Twitter into meltdown, with his very own "Dhoni Review System".
Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat first handing Shardul Thakur his first ODI cap and he also brought in Kuldeep Yadav and Manish Pandey in the playing XI in the place of Yuzvendra Chahal, Kedar Jadhav, and Bhuvneshwar Kumar. On the other hand, Sri Lanka gave entry to two new faces Dilshan Munaweera and Malinda Pushpakumara while Wanidu Hasaranga also made his way for the fourth ODI.
Here are the best tweets from the game :
Rohit started taking SL apart from ball 1
Rohit Sharma's ODI centuries coming in less than 100 balls:— Sampath Bandarupalli (@SampathStats) August 31, 2017
85 balls v Sri Lanka, Today
98 balls v South Africa, 2015#SLvIND
And then Kohli joined in the act!!
Ravindra Jadeja (@SirJadeja) August 31, 2017
Not many people can boast this stat, eh?
Dhoni's 300th ODI ends well for him:— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) August 31, 2017
Most not outs in ODI..
Two successful DRS..
Good innings with the bat..
Thankfully, looks like Ranatunga did not watch today's match
Kohli was Malinga's 300th ODI scalp, but it was all smiles
Rohit Sharma hugged Malinga after he took wicket of Virat Kohli.— Pakchikpak Raja Babu (@HaramiParindey) August 31, 2017
This Mumbai-Delhi hatred is getting too much. #INDvSL
And then Dhoni walked
MS Dhoni:— Broken Cricket (@BrokenCricket) August 31, 2017
Total international fifties: 99*
Today remained not out for: 49*
That's right. SL actually committed this CRIME!
Don't drop Dhoni. Never. #INDvSL— Ganesh Kulkarni (@ganeshkulkarni) August 31, 2017
Why need Umpires when you have Dhoni behind the stumps? #DhoniReviewSystem
This defeat had other implications for SL too