The past lucifer of the three-match T20 International series betwixt India and hosts Sri Lanka was played successful Colombo astatine R Premadasa Stadium. The Sri Lankan squad won this lucifer by defeating the Indian squad by 7 wickets. With this win, the hosts won the T20 bid 2-1. In this match, Indian skipper Shikhar Dhawan had won the flip and decided to bat. Sri Lankan bowlers dominated Team India successful the archetypal innings and reduced the people to 81 runs successful 20 overs for 5 wickets. In the 2nd innings, Sri Lanka achieved the people successful 14.3 overs with 7 wickets remaining.