Day 3 Highlights of the 2nd Test between India and Sri Lanka: India defeats Sri Lanka by 238 runs in Bengaluru, completing a clean sweep in the two-match series1 min read
India won the series 2-0 by defeating Sri Lanka by 238 runs in the second Test match at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Sri Lanka skipper Dimuth Karunaratne, on the other hand, waged a solitary struggle for the visitors, scoring a century after Tea. After Tea, Axar Patel struck again to dismiss Niroshan Dickwella and Charith Asalanka, respectively, and then Bumrah and Ashwin got the remaining wickets to seal India’s triumph.
Ravichandran Ashwin defeated Kusal Mendis and Dhananjaya de Silva in the first session, while Ravindra Jadeja defeated Angelo Mathews for 1. Earlier, India built a commanding lead after dismissing Sri Lanka for 109 in their first innings. The hosts had scored 252 runs in their first innings, led by Shreyas Iyer’s 92-run effort.