India Crush SriLanka By 304 runs

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A comprehensive Day 4 performance sees Indian Cricket Team beat Sri Lanka Cricket by 304 runs in Galle:

What was the most impressive thing about India’s victory?

Ashwin and Jadeja conspire to take 6 wickets as Virat Kohli’s team takes a 1-0 lead in the three-Test series.

Chasing a mammoth 550, Sri Lanka, reduced to nine men after skipper Rangana Herath and Asela Gunaratne were ruled out, failed to put up a fight before being bundled out for 245 in their second innings.

India’s spin duo of Ashwin (3/65) and Jadeja (3/71) dominated with the ball on the penultimate day of the match as opener Dimuth Karunaratne and stumper Niroshan Dickwella provided some resistance before falling on respective scores of 97 and 67.

Brief Scores: India 600, 240/3 (Virat Kohli 103 not out, Abhinav Mukund 81) beat Sri Lanka 291, 245 (Dimuth Karunaratne 97, Niroshan Dickwella 67, Ravichandran Ashwin 3/65, Ravindra Jadeja 3/71) by 304 runs.

India: 600/10 (133.1)   1st Innings
India: 240/3                    2nd Innings
Sri Lanka: 291/9 (78.3) 1st Innings
Sri Lanka: 245/8 (76.5) 2nd Innings

 

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