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India wins 2nd Test against Lanka by an innings and 239 runs

India has taken a 1-0 lead in the three-match series

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

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Indian captain Virat Kohli along with team mates celebrates the wicket of Sri Lankan batsman Lahiru Thirimanne during the 2nd cricket test match played in Nagpur on Monday. PTI Photo

trounced by an innings and 239 runs to win the second cricket Test, here on Monday.

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


(4/63) picked up four wickets for India, while (2/28), (2/30) and (2/43) shared six wickets between them.

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

Brief scores:

1st innings: 205 & 166 all out in 49.3 overs (Chandimal 61, Suranga Lakmal 31 not out; 4/63, 2/28, 2/30, 2/43).

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

First Published: Mon, November 27 2017. 13:19 IST
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