8. India vs Srilanka, November 2, 2014
In the build up to the World Cup 2015 with only the Tour down under separating Team India & the World Cup, the neighbours Srilanka were rushed in to provide some vital practice for the Men in Blue. This being the first match of the Five match series, It set the tone for the upcoming matches were Rahane & Shikhar Dhawan blew past Sri Lanka with their respective hundreds. The duo put on a 200 run partnership. With Angelo Mathews using all of his 8 bowlers rather unsuccessfully, Sri Lanka were faced with a stiff target of 364. Umesh Yadav along with Ishant Sharma, who managed a four for did the final rituals as the mighty Lankans fell short by 169 runs.