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India defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in 2nd Test

Sunday, Aug 6, 2017,15:44 IST By anju A A A

Colombo | India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in the second cricket Test to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series, here today.

Opener Dimuth Karunaratne top scored for the hosts with a fighting 141-run knock while Ravindra Jadeja returned a five- wicket haul for the winners.

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

Brief Scores:

India 1st innings: 622 for nine declared Sri Lanka: 183 and 386 all out in 116.5 overs (Dimuth Karunaratne 141, Kusal Mendis 110; Raindra Jadeja 5/152).