Mohali, On the second day at Stump’s, Sri Lanka is 466 runs behind India. India piled on the runs on the second day and declared on 574/8 against Sri Lanka at Mohali, with Ravindra Jadeja scoring his second Test century.
Tormenting the opposition bowling team, Jadeja scored an unbroken 175 runs. Ravichandran Ashwin, who scored fifty and demonstrated his batting prowess, also played a flawless second violin. In response, Sri Lanka lost both openers in the third and final session, with Ashwin removing Thirimanne and Jadeja taking Karunaratne’s wicket.
Rishabh Pant had earlier slammed 96 to help India reach 357 for six.
But the left-handed dasher was bowled by fast bowler Suranga Lakmal and therefore missed out on his century. Pant put on a crucial 104-run partnership with Jadeja, who was unbeaten on 45 at stumps on the first day.
Sri Lanka’s bowling attack was led by spinner Lasith Embuldeniya. Who attempted to put the home team to the test. However, Pant was at his attacking best in the last session, dishing out an entertaining knock.
Sri Lanka’s openers, Lahiru Thirimanne (17) and Dimuth Karunaratne (28) put on 48 runs for the first wicket before being bowled by R Ashwin Jadeja.
Then, in the 35th over, Jasprit Bumrah dismissed Angelo Mathews for 22 as SL stumbled over 100. Dhananjaya de Silva was removed by Ashwin for his second wicket of the day. They eventually finished Day 2 with a score of 108/4.