Live Score, India vs Sri Lanka Day 4: India has won the match by 304 runs now leads the series 1-0.
India vs Sri Lanka Live Score: So, That’s it! India has won the match by 304 runs now leads the series 1-0. It was an all round performance from team India. The batsmen did really well in the first innings to put up a massive score on the board before the bowlers stepped up to dismiss Sri Lanka for 291 runs in the first innings. Once India had set a target of 550 runs for the hosts, it was only a matter of time before they had started celebrating. As it turned out, the spinners came into action and wrapped up things quickly for the visitors.
Shikhar Dhawan was a huge positive for the Indian team scoring 190 runs in the first innings, in his comeback match. Pujara looked solid as well and Virat Kohli crossed the three-figure mark in the second inning. Abhinav Mukund also took the opportunity with both the hands and scored 81 runs in the second innings. Hardik Pandya had a decent Test debut and smashed a fifty in the first innings.
Here is India vs Sri Lanka Live Score:
1:23 PM: OUT! Jadeja strikes again! That’s his second wicket and it’s the biggest of them all. Angelo Mathews is gone for 2. Sri Lanka is in deep trouble.
1:20 PM: OUT! Ravindra Jadeja strikes for India. He gets the big wicket of Kusal Mendis. Is this the opening India was looking for?
12:20 PM: Spinners are operating from both the ends at the moment but have failed to produce much impact. The partnership for the third wicket is of 56 runs.
11:55 PM: Sri Lanka – 78/2
Dimuth Karunaratne – 40 (66)
Kusal Mendis – 21 (37)
11:25 PM: Sri Lanka has lost two wickets in the first session itself and is really struggling at the moment. Interestingly, Virat Kohli has used just two bowlers in this inning so far.
10:50 PM: Good start for the Indian team. Mohammed Shami has provided the first breakthrough. India is right on top.
Here are the playing XIs for India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test:
Sri Lanka – Dimuth Karunaratne, Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Angelo Mathews, Asela Gunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath (c), Lahiru Kumara, Nuwan Pradeep.
India – Shikhar Dhawan, Abhinav Mukund, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik Pandya, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami