Indian Express – By: Express Web Desk | Kolkata |
Published:November 19, 2017 9:30 Bhuvneshwar Kumar took four wickets for 88 runs.
- (PTI Photo)Indian bowlers could have stopped Sri Lanka from taking a lead had they bowled with a bit more discipline and not got over-excited after watching Sri Lanka bowlers running through the Indian batting line-up on day one, India fast bowler Bhuvneshwar Kumar said after the fourth day’s play of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Eden Gardens on Sunday.
- Sri Lanka took a 122-run lead in the first innings after bowling out India for 172 on day two.
- Sri Lanka’s lower order scored runs against India and took their team close to 300.
- Bhuvneshwar picked up four wickets for 88 runs and his partner Mohammed Shami also picked up four wickets for 100 runs.
- Bhuvneshwar praised Dhawan’s knock of 94 runs and said that it was tough wicket to bat on and he batted well in the second innings.