July 31, 2010

Second Test match updates: India vs Srilanka

Second test cricket match which was played between India and Srilanka ended yesterday. On the fifth day of the second test match, India completed its first batting innings and Srilanka started its second batting innings. So far i had given updates till the day 3. I did not give update on the fourth day of the play.

On fourth day Virender Sehwag got out missing his century, he scored 99 runs and got out Suraj Randiv's delivery. Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar made his 48th test century and had a good partnership with Suresh Raina till the end of the day.

On the fifth day, Sachin Tendulkar added one more century to his test cricket centuries thereby totaling 49 centuries. Later he got out scoring 203 where he was tricked by Tillakaratne Dilshan's delivery by giving a straight catch to Prasanna Jayawardene. Suresh Raina got out after scoring his century. After the fall of 8 wickets, India had made a total score of 643 runs i.e, leading Srilanka by a run. But the last 2 wicket from Indian side showed a beautiful batting performance of 64 runs. India made a total score of 707 runs and lost all its 10 wickets thereby by putting an end to its first batting innings. Srilanka started its second batting innings and played for 45 overs. By the end of the day Srilanka scored a total run of 129 runs and lost 3 wickets. Match got drawn and man of the match was chosen as Kumar Sangakkara. Srilankans are leading the series by 1-0.

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