Dunith Wellalage joins Ajantha Mendis, Muttiah Muralitharan's list with fantastic fifer against India

Sports Tak Staff
September 12, 2023

Sri Lanka’s left-arm spinner Wellalage wreaked havoc in Asia Cup 2023 Super Fours game against India

Wellalage destroyed India’s top-order and then returned to complete his maiden fifer in ODI cricket

The 20-year-old became the fourth Sri Lankan spinner to take a five-wicket haul against India in ODIs

The youngster joined the list of legendary Sri Lankan spinners who have taken a fifer or more against India

Muttiah Murallitharan took 7 wickets for 30 runs in 2000 in Sharjah

Ajantha Mendis registered 6/13 in just 8 overs in 2008 in Karachi

In 2017, Akila Dananjaya took 6/54 against India in a losing cause in Pallekele

Welllage's five wickets were Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, and Hardik Pandya

Rohit Sharma becomes 8th Indian batter to achieve massive feat in ODIs

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