311 Runs – 1 wicket – 90 Overs India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test
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After the Indian spinners, Ashwin and Jadeja ripped the Sri Lankan batting line up on the first day of the 2nd test, the visitors were made to work on the 2nd day. The Lankan bowlers only managed to pick up 1 wicket after bowling 90 overs in the day. They had conceded 311 runs on the 2nd day of the 2nd test. At the end of the 2nd day, India were 312/2 and are currently leading by 107 runs with 8 wickets remaining in the 1st innings.
After Rahul went cheaply for 7 runs towards the end of the 1st day, Pujara and Vijay steadied the Indian ship. Both went on to score centuries and formed a 209 –run-partnership for the 2nd wicket. Vijay scored 128 runs, while Pujara is still batting in the crease at 121*. The Indian Skipper, Virat Kohli is currently batting at 54*.
Vijay got out to a full-toss from Rangana Herath after he lost his control while trying to sweep the ball.
Though the day started with a good spell from the Sri Lankan bowlers in the first hour, they were left high and dry with the Indian batsman showing their resilience. Kohli’s 54 came off just 70 balls at an intimidating strike rate of 77.14 with 6 boundaries to his name.