PLAYER RATINGS: Centurions Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul and Angelo Mathews battle for surpremacy

NICK HOWSON AT HEADINGLEY: Three players reach their hundred but they were almost overshadowed by a fine bowling display by Jasprit Bumrah


Sri Lanka

Dimuth Karunaratne (10): Had no answer to Bumrah and could only edge behind after wafting at a wide one. 3

Kusal Perera (18): Another who went to India's premier seamer, doing well to get an inside edge on the ball. 4

Avishka Fernando (20): Tried to produce one of his wristy shots but only edged to Dhoni. 5

Kusal Mendis (3): Tried an unnecessary shot to give Jadeja his first wicket of the tournament. 3

Angelo Mathews (113): An innings of real majesty which again came at the perfect time with Sri Lanka in trouble. 8


Lahiru Thirimanne contributed a vital half-century in the middle of the innings

Lahiru Thirimanne (53): Put on 124 with Mathews and ably played the role of the anchor with just four boundaries in his half-century. 7

Dhananjaya de Silva (29* & 0-51): Another slow innings as Sri Lanka tried to make sure they batted out the overs. Was slapped around during his six overs. 5

Thisara Perera (2 & 0-34): Another rather anonymous display. Poor with the bat and solid with the ball. 4

Isuru Udana (1* & 1-50): Couldn't offer any variation with the ball though not as expensive as many of his teammates. Late wicket of Pant was deserved. 4

Kasun Rajitha (1-47): Unable to make an impression and was cannon-fodder at the start of the innings. 4

Lasith Malinga (1-82): Didn't get the 50-over World Cup send-off he deserved with just the one victim, though it was a beauty to dismiss Rahul. 5



KL Rahul (111): Any fears over his ability to open the batting are all-but over. Fine hundred but under little pressure. 8

Rohit Sharma (103): A record-breaking fifth century which was as flowing and brilliant as ever. 9

Virat Kohli (34*): Played second fiddle but looked as solid as ever. Headingley crowd thrilled to get a sighting of the great man. 6

Rishabh Pant (4): Missed the chance to nail down a place at the problem position at No.4. Questions remain. 2

Hardik Pandya (7* & 1-50): Tidy with the ball and did what he needed to do with the bat late on. 6

MS Dhoni (DNB): Three catches and a stumping meant it was an impressive day behind the stumps but injury problems remain. 6


Jasprit Bumrah produced an inspired opening spell to hold Sri Lanka back

Dinesh Karthik (DNB): Place might be under threat after Jadeja display but has no contribution to make. 5

Ravindra Jadeja (1-40): Solid 10 overs on his maiden outing in this tournament which could be enough to secure a semi-final appearance. 7

Bhuvneshwar Kumar (1-73): The most expensive of the bowlers during a Sri Lanka innings which didn't include many attacking strokes. Mohammad Shami braced to return. 3

Jasprit Bumrah (3-37): Unplayable again. Opening spell should be shown to kids around the world. India's trump card ahead of the knock-out stage. 8

Kuldeep Yadav (1-58): Concerning spell which will swell the calls for Chahal to return next week. 4

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