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India vs Srilanka 2nd Test match 1 day full scoreboard: Chetswar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane tons takes India scores to 344/3

India vs Srilanka 2nd Test  match 1 day full scoreboard: Chetswar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane tons takes India scores to 344/3
Written by Shubham Dwivedi

In 2nd test match day 1 India scores 344/3 against Srilanka with the help of undefeated tons of Chetswar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane. India vs Sri Lanka 2nd match of the series is going live now and the excitement about this is at its paramount. First of the 3 test matches was won by India with a huge margin and Indian cricket fans are hoping for the same to happen again. Of the 2nd test match, first innings in being played by India and they are giving an extraordinary person. In the  Team India has one of the finest batting line ups in the world and that kind of preparation is also required to play against Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka has had a great average of winning to losing in test cricket but boys in blue are not leaving any stone upturned in order to capture the series. If India wins this match than they already have the series to their name and will be playing the last match for courtesy purposes.

Pujara, who was nominated for the Arjuna Award this year , batting on 128 while Rahane on 103 takes India in strong position, adding 211 runs for the fourth wicket. This is the 50th test match of the Pujara, continued from where he left off in the opening match at Galle, securing his 4,000th run and his 13th century, three in a row against the Srilanka.

Putting behind him the mix-up that led to opener Lokesh Rahul’s run-out for 57, Pujara shouldered the responsibility of carrying the Indian innings to safety after skipper Virat Kohli’s (13) soft dismissal.

India vs Srilanka second Test 1 day scoreboard

Stumps: India lead by 344 runs with 7 wickets remaining
Ajinkya Rahane    103/168
Cheteshwar Pujara 128/225

Total (90 overs) 344 for 3
Shikhar Dhawan       lbw Dilruwan Perera                35  48  37  5  1  94.6
Lokesh Rahul         run out (Dinesh Chandimal)         57  129 82  7  0  69.5
Cheteshwar Pujara    not out                            128 311 225 10 1  56.9
Virat Kohli (c)      c Angelo Mathews b Rangana Herath  13  32  29  2  0  44.8
Ajinkya Rahane       not out                            103 199 168 12 0  61.3

Extras 1nb, 4b, 3lb 8

Bowling              O    M   R   W  Econ  0s  nb w
Nuwan Pradeep        17.4 2   63  0  3.6   75  0  0
Rangana Herath       24   3   83  1  3.5   100 0  0
Dimuth Karunaratne   3    0   10  0  3.3   11  0  0
Dilruwan Perera      18   2   68  1  3.8   69  1  0
Malinda Pushpakumara 19.2 0   82  0  4.2   73  0  0
Dhananjaya de Silva  8    0   31  0  3.9   24  0  0

 

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