Team India brought joy to all of the Indians on Christmas Eve by defeating Sri Lanka in the 3rd and final T20I in Mumbai by 5 wickets and clinching the 3 match series 3-0.
MS Dhoni did the honors of hitting the winning runs in the final over of the match and during the presentation celebrations, wore a Santa Claus hat to the amusement of his teammates and audience present in the Wankhede Stadium.
MS Dhoni was accompanied by his wife Sakshi and daughter Ziva and in a video; you can hear Ziva sing ‘We wish you a Merry Christmas.’
Here is the video:
India ended 2017 with 37 international wins in all formats, just one behind Australia’s record of 38 wins in 2003. India defeated Sri Lanka before also, whitewashing them 9-0 in their own backyard and then won the Test series 1-0, ODI series 2-1 and T20I series 3-0 when Lankans paid them a visit.
India will start their new year with a visit to South Africa for 3 Tests, 6 ODIs and 3 T20I matches.