July 28, 2010

Second Test match day 2 updates: India vs Srilanka

On day 1, Srilanka had made a total of 312 runs and lost only 2 wickets. Srilankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara was unbeaten scoring 130 runs and Mahela Jayawardene at 13 runs. 

On the day 2, Srilanka had put up a massive total of 642 runs loosing only 4 wickets in total. Kumar Sangakkara made a brilliant double century and got out when he scored 219 runs. On the other hand, Mahela Jayawardene scored 174 runs before getting out. Thilan Samaraweera was unbeaten at 76 runs. Srilanka decided to declare the innings when Mahela Jayawardene got out. In yesterday's play, only Harbhajan Singh and Virender Sehwag took wicket of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara respectively.

India opened its first batting innings with the openers Murali Vijay and Virender Sehwag. At the end of the day 2 session 3 play, India made a total score of 95 runs from 18 overs and did not loose any wicket. Murali Vijay was unbeaten at 22 runs and Virender Sehwag was unbeaten scoring 64 runs from 63 deliveries which included 12 fours. As of now, India has given a strong reply to the massive score set by the Srilankans. India need another 348 runs to avoid follow on. Let hope for the best that India will not loose all its wickets and make a follow on :-)

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