Day/Night Test, session 2: India bowled out for 252
India were bowled out for 252 in the second session on Day 1 of the second Test versus Sri Lanka in Bengaluru on Saturday. The Day/Night Test saw India manage 93/4 in the first session before tea. Sri Lanka ended that session on a high. After tea, India lost six more wickets as Sri Lanka have the upper hand. Here's more.
India lose Pant and Jadeja
Rishabh Pant, who was looking in good touch with the bat, departed quickly in the second session. He departed for a 26-ball 39, smashing seven fours. Pant held back for a dab and was cleaned up. Ravindra Jadeja departed thereafter, managing just four. India were reduced to 148/6. For the Lankans, Embuldeniya claimed both the wickets. Jadeja got out, playing a cut shot.
Iyer and Ashwin add 35 runs as Lanka impress
India found some comfort in the former of Shreyas Iyer and R Ashwin. Iyer found his range and played as per the situation. He played an aggressive knock, keeping the scorecard ticking along nicely. Ashwin supported him with a knock of 13 from 33 balls (35-run stand). Ashwin was dismissed ny Dhananjaya de Silva. Axar Patel came in next and departed cheaply.
Iyer smashes a whirlwind 92-run knock
Iyer deserves all the credit for standing tall and scoring a positive 92-run knock. He was the reason behind India getting past 250. The 27-year-old struck his second fifty in Tests. The knock will give Iyer confidence. He smashed 10 fours and four sixes.Share this timeline