Virat Kohli, Vihari steady India

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IND vs SL LIVE SCORE – Bengaluru Test LIVE Updates: Chasing a record second consecutive clean-sweep, Rohit Sharma won the toss and opted to bat first at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Axar Patel made a comeback in place of Jayant Yadav. – Follow INDIA vs SRI LANKA LIVE Updates with InsideSport.IN

As for Playing XI, India have made only one change. Axar Patel comes in place of Jayant Yadav. For Sri Lanka, there are two changes.

IND vs SL LIVE SCORE: Virat Kohli, Hanuma Vihari anchor India after early blows- IND 70/2: Follow Bengaluru Test LIVE Updates

India 1st Innings: 70/2

 


IND vs SL LIVE SCORE: Day 1, Session 1, 2nd hour

  • DRS! Jayawickrama strikes Hanuma Vihari on the pad and the finger goes up. But Kohli asks Vihari to take the DRS and he survives.
  • Kohli is looking more comfortable now.
  • FOUR! Kohli gets on to the front foot and hammers a Lasith delivery off the covers for a 4.
  • CHANCE! Virat Kohli survives big scare. Jayawickrama managed to find an edge off Kohli but it didn’t carry to the cover fielder.
  • Vihari is taking the fight to Lankan spinners. He takes on Lasith and drives it for a 4 and brings up 50 for India.
  • FOUR! First boundary from Hanuma Vihari. Sri Lanka bring in Jayawickrama and Vihari pulls him for a 4.


IND vs SL LIVE SCORE: Day 1, Session 1, 1st hour

  • End of first hour and Sri Lanka have the upper hand early on with two big wickets.
  • Virat Kohli comes in and the crowd welcomes him with a thundering applaud.
  • WICKET! Lasith Embuldeniya is already creating magic on dusty pitch. Skiddish delivery and Rohit edges it to slip.
  • Early change in ball and Lakmal is receiving treatment for a neck injury.
  • Lasith Embuldeniya comes in early. Puff of dust coming off the pitch and Sri Lanka want to take advantage of that.
  • SIX! Rohit is in no mood to play strokes. He goes for the big hit and gets his first six.
  • Lakmal is managing extract wild swing at times. But he hasn’t been successful yet.
  • Hanuma Vihari comes in.
  • DRAMA! WICKET! Mayank Agarwal departs. Appeal for an LBW but denied. Umpire takes a referral and it was found to be no-ball. But Mayank tries to steal a single only to be denied by Rohit and it ends up being a run-out.
  • FOUR! Vishwa Fernando comes into attack and Rohit opens his account with a boundary.
  • FOUR! Agarwal opens his account with a fantastic cover drive for a 4.
  • Suranga Lakmal, who is playing his last Test match, opens the bowling
  • Mayank Agarwal and Rohit Sharma open for India

Match Timings: Start: 14.00, Tea: 16.00-16.20, Dinner: 18.20-19.00, Close 21.00

India Playing XI: Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma(c), Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant(w), Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah

Sri Lanka Playing XI: Dimuth Karunaratne(c), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Asalanka, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando, Praveen Jayawickrama

@13:30: Rohit Sharma wins toss and India will bat first. As predicted, Axar Patel comes back in place of Jayant Yadav.

@13:20: Pitch report: Russel Arnold says the pitch will have something for the spinners. Winning the toss and batting first would be key.

IND vs SL LIVE SCORE: Rohit Sharma wins toss and opts to bat first, Axar Patel comes in: Follow Bengaluru Test LIVE Updates

@13:10: It’s decision time. Who will get the nod? Mohd Siraj or Axar Patel? The pitch is dry and the cracks opening up could aid spinners.

@13:00: The trophy is here and Rohit Sharma will be eager to get his hands on that. He is on a hot winning streak.

@12:45 PM:

IND vs SL LIVE SCORE: Rohit Sharma wins toss and opts to bat first, Axar Patel comes in: Follow Bengaluru Test LIVE Updates

@12 PM: India begin warm up ahead of 2nd Test.

Indian cricket team will attempt a SPECIAL RECORD during the 2nd test vs Sri Lanka in Bengaluru. India clean swept the West Indies 6-0 (3-0 in ODI & 3-0 in T20 Series). This was followed by 3-0 victory over the Lankan team in the 3 T20 match series. The winning streak continued for India in the Mohali test. Now if India can win the 2nd Test, India will not only win its 11th consecutive match but will clean sweep 2nd consecutive series for the 1st time in its entire cricket history.

  • In India’s entire cricket history, never ever any India team had CLEAN SWEPT two consecutive series across formats.
  • For Rohit Sharma also this winning streak will be important. No Indian captain till date has won 11 consecutive matches in ROW as captain across formats.

IND SL Bengaluru Test: Sri Lanka likely to add ‘MYSTERY Spinner’ Praveen Jayawickrama to playing XI for 2nd Test: Follow LIVE Updates

IND vs SL LIVE SCORE: Rohit Sharma wins toss and opts to bat first, Axar Patel comes in: Follow Bengaluru Test LIVE Updates

IND vs SL 2nd Test – ROHIT Special Captaincy Record: Rohit just at the start of his captaincy stint has already started winning accolades. Be it cricket pundits or teammates all are singing the same tune about Rohit’s captaincy.

Also Read: IND vs SL 2nd Test: Virat Kohli’s WORST NIGHTMARE, 50 average in all formats under BIG THREAT – Check why?

IND vs SL LIVE SCORE: Rohit Sharma wins toss and opts to bat first, Axar Patel comes in: Follow Bengaluru Test LIVE Updates

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IND SL LIVE Streaming: How to watch the live streaming of the 2nd Test between India and Sri Lanka?

The live streaming of the 2ND Test between India and Sri Lanka will be available on the Disney+ Hotstar app and the website. You can also catch the live commentary, scorecard and latest updates here at InsideSport.IN

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