PHOTOS: India clinch tri-series title

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Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 15:38 [IST]
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Port of Spain, July 12: When MS Dhoni is around, the game is never over for India. Time and again he has won matches for India in run chases and it was yet again his cool head that took the team to Celkon Mobile Cup tri-series title against Sri Lanka.

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It was a tense finish and Dhoni (45 not out) did not disappoint the fans. With 15 needed off the final over and just the last man Ishant Sharma for company, Captain Cool blitzed 6, 4 and a 6 to seal the victory. India were chasing 202 and a mid-inning collapse made it a thriller.

Here are the pictures from this thrilling game.


India, the champions

Indian players pose with the trophy. India defeated Sri Lanka by 1 wicket in the final.

Captain and stand-in skipper

Captain MS Dhoni and stand-in skipper pose with Celkon Mobile Cup. Kohli led India in three games.

Yes, he has done it again

Dhoni and Ishant Sharma celebrate after the former hit a six to seal the final.

Dhoni on a high

Ishant lifts Dhoni after the victory.

Dhoni controls the chase

MS Dhoni in action during his 45 not out which gave India victory.

Dhoni takes a run

Dhoni runs between the wickets with R Vinay Kumar during the tense chase of 202.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar takes two

Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrates a wicket. He had two wickets in the game. He was adjudged Man-of-the-series.

Success for India

Indian players get together after taking a Sri Lankan wicket.

Rohit Sharma hits half century

Rohit Sharma plays a pull shot en route to his half century.

Rohit on the drive

Rohit Sharma drives on way to 58.

Raina and Bhuvneshwar

Suresh Raina and Bhuvneshwar Kumar celebrate a dismissal.

Rangana Herath stumped out by Dhoni

Dhoni stumps out Rangana Herath off Ravindra Jadeja.

Raina collides with Thirimanne

Raina collides with Lahiru Thirimanne at the non-striker's end.

Shaminda Eranga gets Shikhar Dhawan

Shaminda Eranga (centre) is congratulated by his team-mates after he dismissed Shikhar Dhawan.

Kumar Sangakkara hits 71

Kumar Sangakkara plays a shot on his way to 71. He was the top scorer for Sri Lanka.

Rangana Herath takes four

Rangana Herath (right) took four wickets to put India in a spot of bother during the middle of the innings. He finished with 4/20 in 10 overs.

Shikhar-Rohit combination fails

Shikhar and Rohit take a run. They were separated early. The opening stand yielded just 23 runs.

Suranga Lakmal gets Raina

Suresh Raina is dismissed by Suranga Lakmal. He was caught behind the wicket by Kumar Sangakkara.

Story first published:  Friday, July 12, 2013, 12:23 [IST]
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