Ind vs Sl -2nd Test: India all out for 252, visitors six down for 86 runs
India had finished the first innings for 59.1 over, on the other hand, Sri Lank faced 30 overs. total 16 wickets fell on the first day of the second test. Shreyas Iyer missed the century by 8 runs. Because of him, India made a moderate score in the first innings.
Bengaluru: On the first day Indian vs Sri Lank second test match, India all out for 252 and Sri Lank lose six wickets for 86 runs.
India had finished the first innings for 59.1 over, on the other hand, Sri Lank faced 30 overs. total 16 wickets fell on the first day of the second test.
Indian medium face bowler Jasprit Bumrah took three wickets, Mohamed Shami took 2 and Patel took one wicket each. The first day and night test match is going on in Chinnaswamy stadium in Bengaluru.
From the Indian side, Shreyas Iyer scored 92 off 98 deliveries while Jasprit Bumrah remained not out. Dinner break was taken once Iyer was dismissed. Wicketkeeper-batter Rishabh Pant was the second-highest run-scorer for the Indian side, he scored 39, Hanuma Vihari, 31 and Virat Kohli scored 23 runs respectively. Captain showed poor performance scored 15 runs.
For Sri Lanka, Lasith Embuldeniya and Praveen Jayawickrama took three wickets apiece while Dhananjaya de Silva got two. Indian batsmen are struggling to score runs.
Indian bowlers bounce back, took six wickets for 86 runs. On day one, Dickwella and Embuldeniya are in the crease. The first day, Mathews was the highest run-scorer for the Sri Lankan side, he scored 43 runs by facing 85 balls.
India has made one change, bringing in a fit-again Axar Patel in place of Jayant Yadav in the playing XI. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, make two changes with Kusal Mendis and Praveen Jayawickrama replacing Pathum Nissanka and Lahiru Kumara, who were ruled out due to injuries.
Earlier India won the toss and elected to bat first. But it was not a good starter for India and lost early wickets.
At tea, Sri Lanka had reduced the hosts to 135/5. The spinners did an excellent job of keeping India at bay. Just as it appeared that the Vihari-Kohli stand was revitalizing India, both were dismissed in successive overs, dealing the hosts a double blow.
After losing the openers early in the session, India was rejuvenated by Hanuma Vihari and Shreyas Iyer,
India lost Mayank Agarwal early. He scored only four runs. Skipper Rohit Sharma made just 15 runs. Both openers were back in the dressing room in a short time. The Indian innings was anchored by, Iyer, Pant, and Hanuma Vihari, Wicket-keeper batsman Rishab Pant, who was looking aggressive, lost his wicket to Embuldenya. He made 39 in 26 balls.
India: Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma (c), Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (w), Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah.
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando, Praveen Jayawickrama.