• Tuesday, May 17, 2022

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India leave Sri Lanka reeling at 154-5 in first Test

India firmly on top after on day 2 of the Test match with Sri Lanka.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

India’s bowlers tore through the Sri Lankan top order to put the visitors firmly on top on the second day of the first Test in Galle on Thursday (27). Paceman Mohammed Shami picked two wickets in the same over and Umesh Yadav got rid of opener Dimuth Karunaratne after India posted a commanding 600 all out, their biggest total in Sri Lanka. Former captain Angelo Mathews was batting on 54 with Dilruwan Perera on six when stumps were drawn for the day, with Sri Lanka still trailing by 446 runs with five wickets in hand. Indian batsman Cheteshwar Pujara, who struck a solid 153, said he was…

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