However, he was unable to convert it into a bigger score as he was caught by Rohit Sharma at cover off the bowling of Bumrah for 58, which came off 58 balls and included two boundaries and a six.
Mendis was a rage in the media too with the army boy from little-known Moratuwa town who could not speak or understand English pushed to do one-on-ones with Indian TV channels using the aid of a translator.
Hardik Pandya, Axar Patel and Kedar Jadhav all chipped in with a wicket each.
However, before India's innings could get underway, the heavens parted and India's target was revised to 231 runs off 47 overs.
Sharma and wicketkeeper MS Dhoni, who hit an unbeaten 67, shared an unbeaten fifth-wicket stand of 157 as India - who won the Test series 3-0 - chased down Sri Lanka's modest total.
In the last five matches of Sri Lanka, they have lost four matches and won one match. Virat Kohli & Co will not be looking to repeat the same mistakes they made in the 2nd ODI.
He dealt two more blows to leave India reeling on 131-7 when Dhoni reprised his finisher's role and Kumar proved a ideal foil as they bailed out India with a century partnership.
But Rohit remained defiant even as Lokesh Rahul (17) and Kedar Jadhav (0) fell, the 30-year-old paying fluently and chalking up his century from 118 deliveries.
Virat Kohli's men, who are brimming with confidence after registering a cake-walk victory in Dambulla, will look to continue their winning streak. We didn't capitalise again.
It was not easy at the start with Bhuvneshwar and Bumrah on fire, but they stuck it out. He is now the only batsman to average over 100 among those with at least 1000 runs. "Our bowling and fielding has improved".
Sri Lanka cricket fans are known to be one of the best in the world, supporting their team with lots of energy. We don't have any regrets. We would not leave that because by adding singles we wouldn't reach a stage of needing 6-7 runs per over as we didn't have many batsmen left. We'll be more careful next time. Taped up, Chandimal gritted it out a while longer before flicking a short of length ball from Pandya right down Bumrah's throat at deep square-leg.
"The off-spin was working, so continuously used the variations".
Fellaini's goal was the sixth goal out of Manchester United's 10 so far this season that has come after the 80th minute. Replays showed that Lacazette was clearly onside, and the Gunners should have had their equalizer.
Debris was scattered on roads and a shipping container was washed up on its side in front of a temple after Wednesday's storm. However, most of these risks (especially the casino risks) are ceded to the worldwide reinsurance market.
Hearing in the murder case of journalist Ram Chander Chhatrapati is in the final stage in the special CBI court. Television footage showed a railway station and petrol pump rampaged , and several vehicles were set of fire.
France is a main partner in the USA -led coalition helping Baghdad fight the militants who seized parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014. Obaidi added that most of Tal Afar residents had fled towards Turkey, noting that many districts in the city had been deserted.
"The feeling is not so great because of the way we conceded the last goal", Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino said. Tottenham's sorry record at their new temporary home now reads just one win from their last 11 matches.
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain joined Arsenal from Southampton as a promising youngster, full of untapped potential. Arsenal are reportedly set to hold crunch talks with Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain this week to resolve his future.
Rough surf, rip currents and coastal flooding are anticipated Monday and Tuesday along the coast from Georgia to the mid-Atlantic. Here in the Piedmont, we're only expecting a few scattered showers from this system, mainly Monday night and Tuesday .
If he were another retailer who was locked out of deals with Amazon or Google, McKnight said, "I'd be wetting my trousers now". According to Morgan Stanley, Whole Foods prices are now about 15 percent higher than the average grocery store.
Trump again tweeted about Flake on Wednesday. "Tax policy - I do believe the president's instincts are good on that", he said. Trent Franks (R) suggested a pardon is imminent. "That is what I have done with every president, Republican or Democrat".
Samsung, Motorola and Huawei Gets Android 8.0 Update
Some of the recently launched device support wide-gamut color and many third party applications get benefitted due to this. The new update is reported to improve mobile device efficiency and user experience - generally polishing the Nougat 7.0.
Iraqi Forces Break through ISIS Lines in Tal Afar
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Was This The Night King's Plan All Along?
Anyway, if the Night King can see into the future, even partially, things are going to get really tricky, really quickly. They may look human-like, but they have wispy white hair, otherworldly pale skin and terrifying ice-blue eyes.
Roger Federer could face Rafael Nadal in US Open semi-finals
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"Humans of New York" docuseries heads to Facebook Watch
Now the project is being transformed into a 12-part documentary series that will be hosted on Facebook's redesigned Watch tab . The show arrives on Facebook next week, and new episodes will be released weekly, according to The Hollywood Reporter .
Questioned in Fargo Woman's Disappearance
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India's top court suspends controversial Muslim divorce law
Unlike most Hindu civil laws, which have been codified and reformed, Muslim personal laws have largely been left untouched. The historic verdict on instant triple talaq pronounced by the Supreme Court had mixed reactions from various quarters.