Sify – [India], November 25 (ANI): Opener Murali Vijay and first drop Cheteshwar Pujara smashed blistering centuries to put India in a commanding position against Sri Lanka at stumps on Day Two of the second Test here at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium on Saturday.

Summary

  • [India], November 25 (ANI): Opener Murali Vijay and first drop Cheteshwar Pujara smashed blistering centuries to put India in a commanding position against Sri Lanka at stumps on Day Two of the second Test here at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium on Saturday.
  • Pujara smashed 13 boundaries in his unbeaten 121-run knock and he was well supported by Indian skipper Virat Kohli (54), who also notched a half century to guide India to a huge score of 312 for two at stumps.
  • Earlier, the Indian trio of Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Ishant Sharma ran through Sri Lanka’s batting line-up to put India in the driver’s seat on the opening day on Friday.
  • The trio bagged 10 wickets among themselves after Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to bat first.
  • Ashwin and Jadeja, who went wicketless in the drawn opening Test in Kolkata, finished Lanka’s first innings with four and three wickets, respectively.


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