India v Sri Lanka 2nd Test Shreyas Iyer: The first innings of the Indian team ended with 252 runs in the Pink Ball Test match which started in Bangalore. With the exception of Shreyas Iyer, no batsman has been able to bat to his liking. Shreyas Iyer scored 92 off 98 balls. During the match, Iyer hit four sixes and ten fours. With the exception of Shreyas Iyer, no batsman has been able to stand up to the Sri Lankan bowler. Hanuma Vihari and Rishabh Pant played small games. However, they failed to make a big play. Pant scored 39 and Hanuma Vihari 31 runs.
In the day and night Test match, captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bat first. Mayank Agarwal and skipper Rohit Sharma did not give India a good start. Mayank Agarwal was run out. After that Rohit Sharma also returned immediately. Mayank scored four and Rohit Sharma 15 runs. Even though Hanuma Vihari and Virat Kohli seemed to be the perfect pair, once again the Lankan bowlers bowled at the right stage to give India a series of shocks. Hanuma Vihari (31) and Virat Kohli (23) returned. Rishabh Pant, who came on the field while the wickets were falling in a row, batted explosively. However, Pant also took wickets. Pant returned with 39 off 26 balls. Jadeja and Ashwin, who came after him, could not bat according to their tradition. Jadeja (4) and Ashwin (15) returned. Akshar Patel also failed to make a big play. Akshar Patel was dismissed for 9 runs.
Royal Challengers Bangalore’s home ground i.e. M. Cricket fans were hoping that the huge ‘drought of centuries’ would end at the Chinnaswamy Stadium. However, Virat Kohli disappointed once again. After a good start, Virat Kohli was dismissed. After the dismissal of Virat Kohli, the discussion of Virat Kohli’s centuries has started on social media once again.
India’s Test team:
Mayank Agarwal, Rohit Sharma (captain), Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Shreyas Iyer, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Akshar Patel, Mohammad Shami, Jaspreet Bumrah.
Sri Lanka Test team –
Dimuth Karunaratne (captain), Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Charith Aslanka, Niroshan Dickwella (wicketkeeper), Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Ambuldenia, Vishwa Fernando, Praveen Jayavikrama