• Thursday, October 06, 2022


India face selection ‘dilemma’ after massive Sri Lanka win

The success of the top four leaves Kohli and Shastri with a tough decision to make ahead of the second Test.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

India’s thrashing of Sri Lanka in the first Test has left captain Virat Kohli with a “massive” yet welcome headache as he ponders his team selection for the next match. India dominated the first Test from the outset to win by 304 runs with a day to spare in Galle. The tourist’s top order batsmen fared well, with Shikhar Dhawan making 190 in the first innings and fellow opener Abhinav Mukund contributing a quickfire 81 in the second. Chatesh Pujara also blasted 153 batting at three in the first innings while Kohli chipped in with an unbeaten 103 batting at four…

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