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India 442-5 at lunch day 2 of 22nd test vs. Sri Lanka

India 442-5 at lunch day 2 of 22nd test vs. Sri Lanka

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — India lost overnight centurions Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane but stretched its first innings score to 442 for five over Sri Lanka on the second morning of the second test on Friday.

India started the second day on 344 for three and with six more runs on the board lost Pujara trapped lbw to part-time seam bowler Dimuth Karunaratne who reviewed a not out decision and had it overturned.

Pujara made 133 in his second straight test century after his 153 in the first innings of the first test. He faced 232 deliveries and hit 11 boundaries and a six.

Pujara and Rahane added 217 runs for the fourth wicket.

Rahane was out stumped by Niroshan Dickwella for spinner Malinda Pushpakumara's maiden international wicket. He made 132 runs facing 22 deliveries and hitting 14 boundaries.

Ravicchandran Ashwin was batting on 47 with Wriddhiman Saha on 16 at the lunch break.

Sri Lankan bowlers did not pose much of a threat as the Indian batsmen scored 98 runs in the first session.

Karunaratne returned the best bowling figures 1-31 in eight overs.


Updated : 2021-02-25 18:49 GMT+08:00