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India vs Srilanka 2nd Test day 3 update: Ashwin takes 5 wickets , enforced Srilanka to play follow on

India vs Srilanka 2nd Test day 3 update: Ashwin takes 5 wickets , enforced Srilanka to play follow on
Written by Karu Cheema

In the second match day 3 of the series between India and Srilanka ,Ravichandran Ashwin takes India in strong position and en-forced Srilanka to play the follow-on. Ravichandran Ashwin takes five-wicket haul as India bowled out Sri Lanka for 183 runs in the first innings to take a lead of 439 runs at lunch on the third day of the second cricket Test here on Saturday. Ashwin ended up with figures of 5/69 in 16.4 overs. Fast bowler Mohammed Shami bowled superbly for figures of 2/13 while left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja returned 2/84. Fast bowler Umesh Yadav also bagged a wicket.

Niroshan Dickwella was the highest scorer among the Lankans with a quickfire 51 runs off 48 deliveries which included seven boundaries and a six.

After lunch India welcomed back the Srilankan Openers. Umesh Yadav strikes early and takes the Tharanga wicket.

Brief scores:

Sri Lanka (first innings): 183 (Niroshan Dickwella 51; Ravichandran Ashwin 5/69) vs India (first innings): 622/9.

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