Pink ball Test: Bumrah bags five-for as India bowl Sri Lanka out for 109, take 143-run lead


India pacer Jasprit Bumrah took a historic five-for (5/24) as India bowled Sri Lanka out for 109 in their first innings, taking a massive lead of 143 runs on the second day of the second and final Test (pink ball game) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium, here on Sunday.

Resuming the Day 2 at 86/6, Sri Lanka could add only 23 runs more in their first innings. Angelo Mathews (43) and Niroshan Dickwella (21) were the top-scorers for them.

On the other hand, it was a maiden five-for for Bumrah at home. Apart from him, Ravichandran Ashwin (2/30), Mohammed Shami (2/18) and Axar Patel (1/21) were the other wicket-takers for India.

Earlier on the opening day, Shreyas Iyer played a counter-attacking knock of 92 runs and propelled the hosts to 252 in their first innings.



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here