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Cricket: India complete 3-0 series sweep against Sri Lanka

Cricket - Sri Lanka v India - Third Test Match - Pallekele, Sri Lanka - August 14, 2017 - India's Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews (not pictured). REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte
Cricket - Sri Lanka v India - Third Test Match - Pallekele, Sri Lanka - August 14, 2017 - India's Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates with his teammates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews (not pictured). REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (Reuters) - India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs inside three days in the third and final test to complete a 3-0 whitewash on Monday.

The hosts were all out for 181 in their second innings after made to follow on. Sri Lanka were bundled out for 135 on Sunday after India posted 487 in their first innings.

India had won both in Galle and Colombo inside four days.

(Reporting by Sudipto Ganguly in Mumbai; editing by Amlan Chakraborty)

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