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India maul Lanka by an innings and 239 runs to win 2nd Test

27 Nov 2017, 13:08 IST
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Nagpur, Nov 27 (PTI) India trounced Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs to win the second cricket Test, here today.

India dismissed Sri Lanka for 166 runs in 49.3 overs in their second innings just after lunch to wrap up the match well inside four days.

Ravichandran Ashwin (4/63) picked up four wickets for India, while Ravindra Jadeja (2/28), Umesh Yadav (2/30) and Ishant Sharma (2/43) shared six wickets between them.

India, thus, took a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.

Brief scores:

Sri Lanka 1st innings: 205 & 166 all out in 49.3 overs (Dinesh Chandimal 61, Suranga Lakmal 31 not out; R Ashwin 4/63, Ravindra Jadeja 2/28, Umesh Yadav 2/30, Ishant Sharma 2/43).

India 1st innings: 610/6 in 176.1 overs (Virat Kohli 213, Cheteshwar Pujara 143, Murali Vijay 128, Rohit Sharma 102 not out; Dilruwan Perera 3/202)

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