India thrashes Sri Lanka
Nagpur: A heartless India equalled their greatest triumph edge when they devastated a dull Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 keeps running in the second cricket Test, taking a 1-0 lead in the three-coordinate arrangement, here.
Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin (4/63) finished a pined for individual point of reference of speediest 300 Test wickets in 54 recreations beating Dennis Lillee's past record of 56 matches.
The triumph edge was indistinguishable to India's Test triumph against Bangladesh at Mirpur in 2007 when Rahul Dravid was chief.
Ashwin, who had a match-pull of 8 for 130, rocked the bowling alley Lahiru Gamage with a doosra to cut down blinds on a standout amongst the most cut sided Test coordinates as of late. The festivals were extremely quieted with colleagues shaking hands with Ashwin before discreetly strolling off the field.
Captain Dinesh Chandimal (61) was the main Sri Lankan batsman to demonstrate some protection as others never coordinated upto what is required to play largest amount of global cricket.
The way of degraded surrender in this Test match would absolutely hurt the island country, which till couple of years back was a power to figure in worldwide cricket. Much the same as the Test coordinates in Sri Lanka, they lost the Test coordinate well inside three and a half days.
Ishant Sharma (2/43) looked threatening as he rocked the bowling alley short and speedy while Ravindra Jadeja (2/28) was the recipient of some sharp handling from Murali Vijay and tactlessness from the piece of restriction batsmen.
Umesh Yadav (2/30) had a shot of finishing his 100 wickets in Test however missed the mark as the Tamil Nadu tweaker got to his development first.
Dimuth Karunaratne (18) was the first to get out when he endeavored to flick Jadeja and Murali Vijay remaining at short leg had the ball stick into him. The Tamil Nadu player indicated great reflexes as Karunaratne was left dazed.
Lahiru Thirimanne (23), at present a senior player in the group paralyzed every last one when he pursued a wide conveyance from Umesh Yadav to hand Jadeja at point the most straightforward of gets.
It was a stunning rejection as the ball was on the fanciful 6th stump and ought to have been allowed to sit unbothered.
Previous commander Angelo Mathews (10) was relied upon to demonstrate some obligation while batting close by Chandimal however his decision of shot likewise left a great deal to be wanted.
Having hit Jadeja for a six over long-on, he attempted a similar shot over long-off yet neglected to clear Rohit Sharma at mid-off. The previous captain is a pale shadow of his self and inquiries have been raised about his frame and responsibility which has been harming Lankan cricket for quite a while.
Mathews used to look a fine player when Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara were around however post their retirement, he has not possessed the capacity to discover his magic.
The Sri Lankan cricket had anticipated that Mathews would bear on the inheritance of Mahela and Sangakkara yet finished the previous two years, he has flopped hopelessly with no huge commitment in Sri Lankan triumph.
Niroshan Dickwella (4) got a snorter from Ishant which he fumblingly battled off to Virat Kohli at third slip, who ate it on second endeavor.
It was then Ashwin, who joined the gathering after Shanaka hit him over the line for a limit and a six. In any case, it was a demonstration of edginess that was for a concise timeframe before he was holed out at long-on by KL Rahul giving the off-spinner his 297th casualty.
Dilruwan Perera and Rangana Herath were then rejected with hardly a pause in between as he surrounded is world record.
For Chandimal, it was tied in with being vulnerable viewing the way of rejections with none of the batsmen demonstrating any stomach for battle. More than the strategy, it was the disposition that was flawed considering that the pitch and conditions weren't the most hard to bat on.