India thrash Sri Lanka in 1st Test Virat Kohli’s men struggled against the pace and bounce in South Africa
Eastern Eye Staff
India captain Virat Kohli completed his 17th Test ton on Saturday (29) and then let his bowlers demolish injury-hit Sri Lanka to claim a 304-run victory inside four days in the first Test. It was India’s biggest winning margin in Sri Lanka and showed just why they are the top-ranked Test side in the world. Set a daunting 550 to win, Dimuth Karunaratne made 97 for Sri Lanka, but after his departure in the final session their hopes sank in Galle. With all-rounder Asela Gunaratne and stand-in captain Rangana Herath unable to bat through injury, Sri Lanka called it a day with…
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