India Vs Sri Lanka Match News: India Beats Sri Lanka
India wins against Sri Lanka in the Second Test Match of 3 Match Series .Kumar Sangakkara played his Final Test Match.
India Vs Sri Lanka Second Test Match: India Wins by Runs
India has levelled the Three Test Match Series at 1-1 after defeating the Sri Lankans by 278 Runs at SLC, Colombo. Ravichandran Ashwin was the star for Team India as he took 5 Wickets in the final innings of the Match which also marked the last glimpses of Legendary Batsman, Kumar Sangakkara. India has won its first Test Match under the captaincy of Virat Kohli which had good contribution from all the players especially Ajinkya Rahane who made 126 runs in first innings and Ravi Ashwin with heap of wickets.
India Vs Sri Lanka Match Report
India had batted first and managed to put a good total of 393 Runs in the First Innings with KL Rahul scoring 108 Runs which is his second International Ton and Vital contributions from Virat Kohli (78) and Rohit Sharma (79). Sri Lanka Replied with a good total of 306 with Captain, Angelo Mathews scoring 102. India batted well in the second innings and declare their innings at 325/8 with Ajinkya Rahane scored 126 Runs and thus giving a humongous target of 413 Runs which turned out too big for the Lankans as Ashwin rattled through their batting line up and also got Sangakkara for the fourth consecutive time in the series and ended Sanga’s elating career at the score of 18. Sri Lanka couldn’t give any fight in their second innings and got out for 134 Runs and thus losing the match by 278 Runs.
Kumar Sangakkara Played his Last Innings
Kumar Sangakkara, The modern day great played his last international cricket innings and scored mere 18 Runs for his team. Ashwin got better off him for the fourth consecutive time in the series. Murali vijay caught Sangakkara at the second slips after which every Indian player went on to wish Sanga and so was the stadium with crowd at their feet. Sanga couldn’t win his last game for his side but he has done more than enough for Sri Lanka in past 15 years. Kumar Sangakkara Retirement mean, we won’t see those glorious cover drives anymore.