IND vs SL: Host cruises to innings win

Follow the live updates of the fourth day of the 1st Test between India and Sri Lanka in Nagpur

Updated : Nov 27, 2017 15:20 IST

Will it be a happy Day Four for Kohli and Co.?
Will it be a happy Day Four for Kohli and Co.?

Will it be a happy Day Four for Kohli and Co.?

India demolished Sri Lanka as it won the second Test by an innings and 239 runs, with Ashwin picking up his 300th wicket. The off spinner fastest to the milestone, achieving it in 54 Tests, ahead of Australia's Dennis Lillle who took 56 Tests to reach the mark.

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The win saw India take a 1-0 lead in the series after the teams had shared the honours in the first Test at the Eden Gardens. The visiting side started the day in Nagpur on 21-1 after conceding a 405-run first innings lead. The Sri Lankan batsmen, however, failed to put up any resistance and crashed to 166 all out in the second session.

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Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin claimed four wickets to return overall match figures of 8-130. Skipper Dinesh Chandimal top-scored with 61.

The third and final match starts in New Delhi on December 2.

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