Live Cricket Score, India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test, Day 1: KL Rahul Hits Fifty On Return
Indian skipper Virat Kohli would not want to make too many changes in the game of eleven after winning the first convincing match against Sri Lanka.
KL Rahul is ready to make a comeback in the eleven game instead of Abhinav Mukund while the rest of the team is likely to remain the same.
Cheteshwar Pujara will play his 50th test match and India will try to get the early lead on the first day of the second test match with the hosts really struggling to get their team combination.
For India, the two new pitchers worked well in the final round and spinners coming to the party in the second possibility of the Galle Test, visitors almost all bases covered.
24:40 IST: Welcome back! KL Rahul and Cheteshwar Pujara are moving towards the center. Rangana Herath launches the second session.
24:01 IST: It’s a LUNCH in Colombo. India 101/1 in 28 overs.
11:28 IST: Cheteshwar Pujara struck this powerful, but the ball hit the Kusal Menis helmet in front of the short leg. Pujara checks if the player is good.
11:23 IST: FOUR! KL Rahul Rangana Herath sends to the middle window deep for a limit. India 90/1 in 19 overs.
11:19 IST: FOUR! KL Rahul will be back-up and hitting the ball to the mid-deep cleat. A shot of the law. India 84/1 in 18 overs.
11:12 IST: FOUR! Excellent KL Rahul shot. The right-hander for the track and sent the ball to the deep extra cover for a limit. India 74/1 at 15.2 overs.
11:10 AM IST: FOUR! Cheteshwar Pujara down the court and crushes the ball over a limit. India 70/1 at 14.5 overs.
11:08 IST: Cheteshwar Pujara plays instead of the window. There will be 2 races.
10:51 PM IST: Cheteshwar Pujara is the new Batman in the fold. This is his 50th test match.
10:48 IST: WICKET! A strong attractive BPN Dilruwan Perera. The referee is not interested. Sri Lanka has requested a review. It is line of passage, and that is outside. Shikhar Dhawan share 35 races. India lost its first shutter. India 56/1 in 10.1 overs.
10:40 IST: A great attraction BPN Dimuth Karunaratne. The referee stopped working. I waited! Rahul asked about the criticism. And it is not outside. The referee must reverse his decision. India 52/0 in 9.1 off.
10:37 IST: FOUR! KL Rahul used the ball and sent it to the right leg. Nuwan Pradeep is not happy with this one. India 52/0 in 8.4 off.
10:36 IST: FOUR! Shikhar Dhawan led Nuwan Pradeep to the deep extra cover. India 47/0 in 8.3 off.
10:26 IST: FOUR! India now occupies borders. Shikhar Dhawan takes a long step and pushes the ball through the covers. Left-handed beautiful shot. India 36/0 in 6.3 off.
10:25 IST: FOUR! KL Rahul stuns the middle stop holder and got another border. A great use of law adjustment. India 32/6 off.