IND vs SL 2nd Test: India wins the series, defeats Sri Lanka by 238 runs

India wins by a massive 238 runs and seals a 2-0 Test series victory over Sri Lanka. Apart from Dimuth Karunaratne’s sparkling century, they have outplayed the Lankans in this Test and the series, and nothing has gone their way in this Test.

In the fourth innings, R Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah split 7 wickets as India hammered Sri Lanka by 238 runs in the Pink-ball Test in Bengaluru. With the victory, India took a 2-0 lead in the two-match series. Fernando was the last man to fall, with Ashwin claiming the wicket.

 There have been numerous stars for India. With the bat, it was Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer, but Jasprit Bumrah once again shown why he is regarded as one of the finest in the world. 


Kusal Mendis and Dimuth Karunaratne, the overnight batsmen, came out with a strong, optimistic desire to score runs, and they did it in the first session of Day 3, despite losing three wickets. The Lankans got off to a flying start with to Kusal Mendis and Dimuth Karunaratne, who picked up where they left off on Day 2. For a time, Karunaratne and Mendis both appeared at ease while playing their shots. 

 Karunaratne on Sunday played a superb knock in the chase of 447-run innings. After Kusal Mendi’s dismissal, all eyes were on the skipper to see if the Indian bowlers could go down the Sri Lankan batting order. 

Karunaratne hit 15 boundaries and reached his 14th Test century during his time at the crease. At the same time, he became only the third Sri Lankan captain to score a Test century in India, following Kumara Sangakarra and Dinesh Chandimal. 

But soon after, Sri Lanka’s captain was clean bowled by Jasprit Bumrah, and the Indian bowlers closed up the game in the following three overs.