Kumar Sangakkara's ton leads Sri Lanka past India and to top of Asia Cup table

Despite Ravindra Jadeja's three wickets, Sri Lanka defeat India by two wickets in a nail-biting encounter. Kumar Sangakkara's 103 proves to be the defining factor.

updated: February 28, 2014 23:18 IST
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Fatullah, Bangladesh: Experienced Kumar Sangakkara showed the way with a breathtaking 84-ball 103 as Sri Lanka recovered from a middle-order batting collapse to pull off a thrilling two-wicket victory over India in the Asia Cup here on Friday. (Scorecard)

Chasing 265 for win, the islanders rode on the 36-year-old's masterclass to complete the task with four balls to spare at the Khan Shaheb Osman Ali Stadium. (Highlights)

The win helped Sri Lanka jump to the top of table in the five-nation continental tournament. (Pics)

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