22 Feb 2012

Sri Lanka overtake India with Tri-series win in Brisbane

7:11 pm on 22 February 2012

Sri Lanka have beaten India by 51 runs in the latest Tri-series cricket one dayer across the Tasman, and moved into second place on the table behind Australia.

Needing 290 to win at the Gabba in Brisbane, India were dismissed for 238 in the 46th over.

The Sri Lankan opening batsmen Jayawardene and Dilshan gave their side a flying start to the match piling on 95 runs off the first 19 overs.