India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 3 Highlights: The Hosts India dominantly defeats the visitors Sri Lanka by an innings and 222 runs inside three days in the opening Test at Mohali on Sunday to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
Sri Lanka made 178 in their second innings after getting bundled out for 174 in the first. India, who declared their first innings on 574-8, enforced the follow-on.
The Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja, who not only played a memorable inning of 175*but also bagged 4 wickets in the 2nd innings making it to a total of 9 of the match. Off-spinner Ravi Ashwin took 4/47 which were enough for him to surpass Kapil Dev to become the 2nd highest wicket-taker from India. Ravindra Jadeja deservingly won the Player of the match award due to his all-round performance.
Brief Scores: India 1st innings: 574 for 8 declared in 129.2 overs (Ravindra Jadeja 175 not out, Rishabh Pant 96; Suranga Lakmal 2/90, Vishwa Fernando 2/135, Lasith Embuldeniya 2/188) defeated Sri Lanka 1st innings: 174 for 10 in 65 overs (Pathum Nissanka 61 not out; Ravindra Jadeja 5/41) and Sri Lanka 2nd innings(f/0): 178/10 in 60 overs (De silva 30; Ravi Ashwin 4/47) by an innings and 222 runs.