IND vs SL Day 2 2nd Test Highlights: India comfortably gets more comfortable in the game against Sri Lanka by finishing their batting innings for just 109 runs which lead to India extending their overall lead to 204 by scoring 61/1 at tea in their 2nd innings on the 2nd day of the 2nd Test on Sunday.
Indian fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah claimed his 8th 5-wicket haul in Test cricket, his 1st fiver at home, as India swept off Sri Lanka’s lower-order in a hurry. Earlier on the day, Sri Lanka resumed at 86/6, and India just wrapped of their innings in less than 30 minutes securing a huge 143-run 1st-innings lead. Bumrah (5/24) and off-spinner R Ashwin (2/30) got better off 2 batters each as Sri Lanka’s dip in performance continued.
India were 199/5 in their 2nd innings at dinner break, Shreyas Iyer and Ravindra Jadeja were batting on 18 and 10 respectively to give India an overall lead of 342 runs.
The Indian star wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant top-scored for India with a 31-ball 50 while the Indian skipper Rohit Sharma contributed 46 with his bat. For Sri Lanka, Praveen Jayawickrama was the most successful bowler grabbing 3 wickets under his name by giving away 50 runs.
Brief Scores: India 1st innings: 252/10 in 59.1 overs and India 2nd innings: 61/1 in 18 overs (Rohit Sharma batting 30; Lasith Embuldeniya 1/33) lead Sri Lanka 1st innings: 109 all out in 35.5 overs (Angelo Mathews 43; Jasprit Bumrah 5/24) by 342 runs.