India won the first test match by an inning and 222 runs with Sri Lanka

In the first test match, India won the test match by an inning and 222 runs with Sri Lanka due to great performance in batting and bowing. After winning the first test match, India leads the series by (1-0) in the two-test match series against Sri Lanka.

Earlier, India won the toss and chose to bat first and made a huge score of 574/8d due to great inning by Ravindra Jadeja 175* (228), Rishabh Pant 96 (97), Ravichandran Ashwin 61 (82), Hanuma Vihari 58 (128), and Virat Kohli 45 (76). Suranga Lakmal 2/90 (25), Vishwa Fernando 2/135 (26), Lasith Embuldeniya 2/188 (46), Lahiru Kumara 1/52 (10.5), and Dhananjaya de Silva 1/79 (18.2) were taking wickets from the Sri Lanka side.

In the first inning, Sri Lanka was all out at 174/10 due to great bowled by Ravindra Jadeja 5/41 (13), Jasprit Bumrah 2/36 (14), Ravichandran Ashwin 2/49 (20), and Mohammad Shami 1/27 (12). Pathum Nissanka 61* (133), and Charith Asalanka 29 (64) were good batting from the Sri Lanka side. After the first inning, India leads by 400 runs against Sri Lanka in the first test match. Thus, India gives follow-on to Sri Lanka due to leading by 400 runs against Sri Lanka.

In the second inning, Sri Lanka was again all out at 178/10 and lose this test match by an inning and 222 runs with India due to great bowled by Ravindra Jadeja 4/46 (16), Ravichandran Ashwin 4/47 (21), and Mohammad Shami 2/48 (8). Niroshan Dickwella 51* (81), and Dhananjaya de Silva 30 (58) were good batting from the Sri Lanka side.

Ravindra Jadeja (IND) 175*, 5/41, 4/46, was declared as the Player of the Match due to his great performance in batting and bowling.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. aparna12 says:

    Hurray! Three cheers to Team India. Thanks for a wonderful sports update.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. daneelyunus says:

      Most welcome, thanks for appreciation and reading my post

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