He bagged 3 crucial wickets bowling 31 overs out of 90 during the day.
Just one bad series against Pakistan in UAE saw Mendis dropped for the series against India
Former captain with his relatively more impactful contributions in the recently-concluded Sri Lanka series, silenced some of these talks.
A perfect year in Rohit's career.
Sandeep Patil - Virat Kohli fans might not like it but I have to say Rohit Sharma is currently the better batsman.
Jaydev Unadkat was named man of the match as well as man of the series for his brilliant performance with the ball.
Team India won the T20I series against 3-0 on Christmas eve.
The young team had a separate hat for the former skipper MS Dhoni who was the Santa amongst them.
The captains later agreed to play a 25-over exhibition match for the big crowd that turned up.
MS Dhoni was the centre of attraction in the final moments of the game as he also donned the Santa look after winning the game for his country