In Mohali, India and Sri Lanka will play their first Test match of the two-match series. This match is on its second day. India’s responsibility of scoring runs lies with Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja. Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant both played outstanding innings on the first day. At the end of the first day, India has scored 458 runs for six wickets. There are 100 runs by Ravindra Jadeja and 2 runs by Jayant Yadav at the crease.
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The century was scored by Jadeja
A brilliant century has been scored by Ravindra Jadeja. The second century of Jadeja has been completed. In 159 balls, he scored 100 runs. The batter batted very patiently. The toss was won by Rohit Sharma, who chose to bat first against Sri Lanka.
A brilliant inning has been played by Rishabh Pant as the wicketkeeper. Pant played an aggressive inning with 96 runs. Everyone was fascinated by his batting. Hanuma Vihari also scored 58 runs as a replacement for Cheteshwar Pujara. Ravichandran Ashwin played a magnificent inning and scored a half-century. Jadeja was played very well by him. 61 runs were scored by Ashwin.
Sri Lanka is dominated by India
India and Sri Lanka have played Test cricket for a long time. Since 1982, both teams have played test matches in India. There have been 20 Test matches between Sri Lanka and India, but if we take a look at the statistics, winning this series will be very difficult. The two teams have played 20 matches between them, and India has won 11 of them while Sri Lanka has yet to win one.
The starting XIs of both teams in the first Test:
India: Rohit Sharma, Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, and Jayant Yadav.
Sri Lanka: Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Lahiru Thirimanne, Pathum Nisanka, Charit Aslanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando, Lasith Embuldeniya, Lahiru Kumara.
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