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Team India is in terrific form and the host sealed the test series by 2-0 against Sri Lanka. The day-night test match got completed in just three days after Sri Lanka tumbled down in both the innings. India won the toss and elected to bat first. India scored 252 in their first innings and Sri Lanka tumbled down for 109. Team India scored on a faster note in the second innings and scored 303 for the loss of 9 wickets and declared their innings. Rohit Sharma (46), Rishabh Pant (50), Shreyas Iyer (67) are the top scorers for the Indian side.
Sri Lanka had to score 447 to win the test match and the team tumbled down for 208. Indian swept the two-test match series by 2-0 and won the second test by 238 runs which is a record. Dimuth Karunaratne (107), Kusal Mendis (54) are the top scorers for the Srilankan side. Jasprit Bumrah (3/23), Ravichandran Ashwin (4/55), Axar Patel (2/37) and Ravindra Jadeja (1/48) bagged the wickets among the Indian bowlers. Rishabh Pant has been named as the Player of the Series and Shreyas Iyer is named as the Player of the Match.
By Siva Kumar