|Match 4 : India vs Sri Lanka
| Date: Mon, Mar 12 2018
|R Premadasa Cricket Stadium, Colombo
|Time : 19:00 local(13:30 GMT|19:00 IST)
SN Thakur's 4 for 27 and MK Pandey's unbeaten 42 of 31 balls led India to a easy win over Sri Lanka by 6 wkts
4th twenty20i match of Nidahas Trophy t20i tri-series played between India and Sri Lanka at R Premdasa International Cricket Stadium, Colombo today. Rain delayed the match and cut to 19 overs per side. Putting into bat first by India, Sri Lanka managed to put 152 runs in 19 overs. BKG Mendis played well and contributed 55 runs of 38 balls. SN Thakur bowled well for India and took 4 wickets of 27 runs in his 4 overs. India in reply made chase easily in 17.3 overs and won the match by 6 wickets. MK PAndey made 42 unbeaten runs for India. SN Thakur declared man of the match for his 4 for 27 runs.
Following target of 153 runs, India lost lost both opening batsmen early on team score 22 runs. KL Rahul and SK Raina took the charge in hand and played good cricket ititially. Both got out scoring 18 and 27 runs respectively and India were in trouble. MK Pandey and KD Karthik played sensible cricket and presented India win by 6 wickets with 9 balls remaining. MK Pandey made 42 runs and KD Karthik made 39 runs. Both remained not out till end.