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Batting debacle in first innings cost us heavily says Chandimal

Sri Lanka will now have to play for pride and look to avoid a whitewash having been completely outplayed thus far.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

An upset Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal on Sunday (6) admitted that his side was completely outplayed by India in the second Test, primarily due to their “disappointing” batting effort in the first innings. India on Sunday secured an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series after having thrashed Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in the second Test. Sri Lanka were sub-standard with the bat in the first innings as they were bowled out for a paltry 183 in reply to India’s mammoth 622 for nine declared. “We were completely outplayed. The first innings effort was disappointing…

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