Jos Buttler opened the innings and displayed immense class to stay unbeaten until the end, scoring 101 runs off just 67 deliveries.
Sri Lanka ended their tour of England without a win for the second straight time as the Bristol ODI was washed out.
Karthik conceded that it was certainly not the right thing to say and assured of better choice of words during commentary in the future.
Sam Curran took five wickets for the first time in his career as England defeated Sri Lanka in the second ODI at The Oval.
Sri Lanka's combined 11 for the first ODI in Durham is less than Eoin Morgan's overall experience.
England won the second Twenty20 International by five wickets to take a 2-0 lead in the three-match series.
Sri Lanka cricketers Dhananjaya Lakshan and Ishan Jayaratne have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the Bangladesh tour