21 Jun 2013

India into Champions Trophy final

9:56 am on 21 June 2013

The Indian cricketers have thrashed Sri Lanka by eight wickets to reach the final of the Champions Trophy tournament in Britain.

Set a modest 182 to win the second semi-final, the world champion Indians reached their target with 15 overs to spare.

Shikhar Dhawan made 68 and Virat Kohli was 58 not out.

Earlier, after winning a helpful toss, India held Sri Lanka to 181 for eight with seamer Ishant Sharma taking three for 33.

India will meet England in Sunday night's final at Edgbaston.