Pujara's 50th test turned out to be an eventful one as India's number three almost perished in the slip early in his innings and ran out partner KL Rahul before making amends with his burgeoning 211-run stand with Rahane. Saha played some of the classic shots but go out on 67. Thereafter, Saha and Hardik Pandya (20) put on 45 runs for the seventh wicket. However, the Tamil Nadu all-rounder departed right after reaching the milestone, after scoring a well-contributed 54.
Left-handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanne was also recalled for the second Test as a replacement for injured Asela Gunaratne, who suffered a fractured thumb in the first Test.
WICKET! A rash decision by Rahane.
"Elaborating further, Pothas said: "(Ajinkya) Rahane played well. As a No. 5, he often comes in at a time when the ball has begun to turn and reverse. And batted well in the first Test.
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Sri Lanka started their inning very badly as they lose their first wicket too early. That would have hurt really bad. India got the momentum back.
WICKET! Sri Lanka got the early wicket that they wanted. a bit of wicket-to-wicket medium pace does the trick for the hosts. Wicket-keeper Dickewella took no time in removing the stumps and Saha had to head back.
Ravichandran Ashwin, on the 2nd day of the ongoing India vs Sri Lanka Test series, became the fastest player to record Test double of 2000 runs and 250 wickets.
Mohammed Shami chipped in with 19 runs, while Jadeja ended up making 70 not out, which came off 85 deliveries and included four boundaries and three sixes, before India declared on 622/9, which is the third-largest total made by a visiting team in Sri Lanka.
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Karunaratne said that his team was determined to save the test match hoping that Indian spinners may not be as threatening on day three as the hardness of the ball wears off.
"Nuwan is out for one or two months", said Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne on Friday.
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