Another one-day international is decided with the ball. Huzzah. It went the other way this time, however.
Zaheer Khan took 4-21 and Sri Lanka crumpled like a supermarket receipt to 142 all out. We’re increasingly thinking that if there’s swing, you want Zaheer Khan in your side.
Bowlers continued to lord it over meek batsmen when India batted, but the target was reached in no-style-at-all with seven wickets down.
This is what one-day cricket’s all about: shambling, spazzy run-chases.