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India Vs Sri Lanka Test 2 Day 1 Cricket Highlights

India Vs Sri Lanka Test 2 Day 1 Cricket Highlights

India Vs Sri Lanka Test 2 Day 1 played in Colombo India did 319 runs with the help of Lokesh century and half centuries of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, India lost 6 wickets on first day.

At Thursday Indian captain Virat Kohli wins the toss and decides to bat first, then at the early stage this decision seems to be not right and they lost 2 wickets.

First player who out were Murli Vijay who lost his wicket at the 4th ball due to leg by wicket of first over of the first innings, After curing from injury Murli could not make a single run and this wicket is taken by Parsad.

India Vs Sri Lanka Test 2 Day 1
Sri Lanka got his second success also with the help of Parsad and got wicket in 5th over when he got wicket of Ajinkya Rahane through the catch of Karunaratne.

However at this stage Lokesh Rahul and Virat Kohli control team position and did 164 runs in 3rd wicket partnership. This Partnership is broken by Rangana Herath who was Sri Lankan hero in first test match, he got Virat Kohli Wicket who is give catch to Anglo Mathews and lost his wicket on his individual 78 runs.

23 year old Lokesh did second century of his career with the help of 13 fours and a six; he did 108 runs and lost his wicket with the hands of Chameera.

Lokesh played beautiful strokes in first inning of second test match who was zero in first test match but in second he came back and becomes hero.

Stuart Binny give his catch to Chameera and lost his wicket on the Rangana Herath ball, Rohit Sharma did 3rd half century with the help of 2 fours and 2 sixes, and he is lbw on 79 runs on the ball of Mathews.

After lost first test with 63 runs India come in ground with three changes, Injured Shikhar Dhawan, Harbhajan Singh and Veron Arvin did not playing this match. Murli Vijay, Stuart Binny and Amish Yadev take place of them.

Also this is the last test match of Experienced Sri Lankan batsman Sangakara; his career was as long as of 15 years, in which he did approximately 28,000 runs in all three formats. He debut in international test match against South Africa.

Before his farewell match Sangakara did 13,350 runs in 133 test matches with average of 57.71, in which include 38 centuries and 52 half centuries.
Sri Lanka is leading with 1-0 in three match test series.

Updated: Aug 20, 2015 — 7:56 pm

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