India won first at Gale with a day to spare. Though there was interruption on day 3 by rain. Kohli’s Entourage finished the test match in four days. On flip-side Srilanka has to forget what has happened in first test. Couple of player who missed out in first test are available in second test for Srilanka. Dinesh Chandimal who missed out in first test due to viral fever is all set to lead the side. Liharu Thirumane is also available to play the test match.
Shikhar Dhawan has given team India a blazing start to the test match. Unfortunately he missed out a double by falling 10 runs short. Kohli also scored a ton in the second half of the test and ensured India to give a daunting task to Srilanka. Rangana Hearath has lead the side in the absence Dinesh Chandimal.
KL Rahul was not in the side of first test, But his absence is merely spent. He might straight away replace Abhinav Mukund. Second test is a significant one for Pujara as it is his 50th test. He is also just 34 runs away from reaching milestone of scoring 4000 runs in test cricket. He has 12 centuries in his kitty. Colombo will host second of three test series.
India’s home season calendar has been released today. From September to December will likely play 24 international matches. India will play Australia and New Zealand before playing against srilanka again on home soil Toughest task would definitely be against Aussies. Dates are yet to be finalized .T20 match will be played in Hyderabad against Aussies and ODI against Srilanka will be played at Vizag.
India to win the test.
KL Rahul to top score in India line up,
Team chasing in the match will win the match.
Dinesh Chandimal will be top scorer from Srilanka