August 6, 2010

Third Test match day 2: India vs Srilanka

Hi friends, i will be giving updates on the second of the third test match which is being played between India and Srilanka. At the start of the yesterday's play, Virender Sehwag completed his century. Sachin Tendulkar scored only 1 run in yesterday's play and got out in Lasith Malinga's delivery. Virender Sehwag also dismissed early, he departed scoring 109 runs. VVS Laxman and Suresh Raina helped the team to move closer to the target set by the Srilankan. Laxman got out after scoring 56 runs and Suresh Raina got out scoring 62 runs. After this break, India soon lost all its remaining 6 wickets and finished its innings. India had put up a total of 436 runs in first innings thereby leading Srilankans by 11 runs.

Srilanka opened its second innings with their openers Tharanga Paranavitana and Tillakaratne Dilshan. They both opened well but things changed when Virender Sehwag was brought into the attack. They both got out in his delivery and departed in the 9.5 over and 12 over respectively. Later Kumar Sangakkara and Suraj Randiv started to play. The play for the day was called off and Srilanka landed up scoring 45 runs in total and lost 2 wickets in the second innings. Let's wait n watch what happens to the remaining 8 wickets in today's play.

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