India beats Sri Lanka by an innings and 24 runs

India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 24 runs Sunday on the fifth day of the third and final test match, winning the series 2-0.

The victory took India to the No. 1 place in the International Cricket Council’s test rankings:

Scores:

Sri Lanka 1st Innings: 393 (Tillakaratne Dilshan 109, Angelo Mathews 99, Tharanga Paranavitana 53; Harbhajan Singh 4-112, Pragyan Ojha 3-101); Sri Lanka 2nd Innings: 309 (Kumar Sangakkara 137; Tharanga Paranavitana 54, Zaheer Khan 5-72) vs. India 1st Innings: 726-9 dec. (Virender Sehwag 293, Mahendra Singh Dhoni 100 not out, Murali Vijay 87, Rahul Dravid 74, V.V.S. Laxman 62, Sachin Tendulkar 53, Muttiah Muralitharan 4-195, Rangana Herath 3-240).