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India wins second Test against Sri Lanka, takes 2-0 lead

India took a 2-0 lead in the three match series against Sri Lanka. Photograph: (AFP)

WION Web Team Colombo, Sri Lanka Aug 06, 2017, 09.30 AM (IST)

India has taken a 2-0 lead in the three-match series against Sri Lanka by winning the second Test match at Colombo.

The hosts were bowled out for 386 during their follow-on.

Dimuth Karunaratne was the top scorer for the hosts with 141 runs.

Ravindra Jadeja was declared player of the match for his five-wicket haul and an unbeaten 70 runs in the first innings.

The third and final Test will begin on August 12 in Pallekele.

 

 

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