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IND vs SL 2nd Test Highlights: India win by 238 runs, Bumrah, Iyer shine

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test: India registered yet another clean-sweep under Rohit Sharma's captaincy after a huge 238 run victory in the second Test vs Sri Lanka. Bumrah-8 wickets, Iyer-159 runs

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Indian team celebrates a wicket during the second India vs Sri Lanka Test, 2022 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. Photo:@BCCI
Indian team celebrates a wicket during the second India vs Sri Lanka Test, 2022 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru. Photo:@BCCI
2nd Test Highlights : The beat the by a huge margin of 238 runs in in the second and final Test match of the two-match Test series at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, Karnataka. With this win, the Indian team completed a clean sweep ahaving won the first Test by an innings and 22 runs. This is now the fifth clean sweep in a row across formats by the Indian team under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma

India vs Sri Lanka: Player of the Series 

Rishabh Pant, who scored a brilliant 96 in the first Test and then made game-changing 39 and 50 in the first and second innings of the second Test respectively, was rightfully named Player of the Series. Along with his batting, his wicket-keeping was class apart as well as he had to name 8 dismissals in the series which also included two stumpings. But more than all this, his input in the Decision Review System was very crucial for to make decisions. 

Ind vs Sl 2nd Test: Player of the Match

was named as the Player of the Match and rightly so for his 92 in the first innings and 67 in the second as those were the runs on the back which India managed to get Sri Lanka under pressure so he would take the award gleefully

Ind vs Sl: How the action unfolded on Day 3

Requiring 419 to win, it was always going to be very tough for Sri Lanka who were 28-1 overnight with Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis at the crease. However, the duo started well and added 69 in the first session before Mendis gifted away his wicket by stepping out and getting stumped. He scored 54. Quick wickets fell on the other end. However, Karunaratne kept on going to score a brilliant century, his 14th of the Test career. Eventually, he too got out and the entire Sri Lankan team after crossing the 200 mark for the first time in this series, was all out for 208. Thus, in the end, India won by 238 runs. 

Earlier in the Test, after winning the toss and electing to bat first, India scored 252 in its first innings in reply of which Sri Lanka were all out for 109. In the second innings, India declared its innings at 303/9.
 
India Playing 11

Rohit Sharma(c), Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant(w), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel

Sri Lanka Playing 11

Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Praveen Jayawickrama, Vishwa Fernando

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