After the triumph in Sri Lanka, India should be one of the favourites for the Champions Trophy. But not if they field and bowl like they did in the final.
Sachin Tendulkar has rated his match-winning 138 against Sri Lanka in the final of the Compaq Cup as "one of his best innings".
India regained the 2nd spot in the ICC ODI rankings following their tri-series win and are in with a chance to clinch the top spot if they manage a good show in CT.
Sachin Tendulkar make up the 44th century of his ODI career. Harbhajan Singh claimed five crucial wickets to help India beat Sri Lanka by 46 runs to win the tri-series final at Colombo.
After slumping to a humiliating defeat at the hands of Sri Lanka, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said toss will play a vital role in Monday's final.
Barely 24 hours at the top, the Indians suffered a moral-shattering 139-run defeat.
Indian skipper MS Dhoni would have never thought that within 24 hours of India becoming the best One-Day International team, he would have to endure one of his worst days in office.
India's position at the top of the ICC rankings lasted less than 24 hours as Angelo Mathews took 6 wickets to hand Sri Lanka a 139-run win in the third ODI.
Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and chose to bat against India in the third ODI of the tri-series at the Premadasa stadium on Saturday.
India climbed to top of the ODI rankings, thrashing New Zealand on Friday at Colombo.