Indian cricket team is in commanding position in Colombo Test after India score a sum up of 622/9 on the second day. In reply to India's massive declared score of 622-9, Sri Lanka had a disappointing start as the hosts lost opener Upul Tharanga for a duck on Ashwin's delivery.
Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin struck twice in quick session to reduce Sri Lanka to 50-2 at the end of the second day's play of the second Test of the three-match series at the Sinhalese Sports Club Ground.
Virat's warrior are not just beating the Sri Lankan team in the game but they are also doing this in style. After R Ashwin dismissed Lankan opener for a duck in second over, Indian skipper Virat Kohli and KL Rahul celebrated the wicket in style by doing the 'dab' dance.
Earlier, centuries from Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane and blistering half-centuries from Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, and wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha helped India post a monstrous first inning score on Day Two.
Resuming at yesterday's score of 344-3, the visitors declared at 622-9 in the last session of the day.
While Pujara (133) and Rahane (132) contributed to the bulk of the total, Jadeja, Ashwin and Saha scored 70*, 54 and 67 respectively.
Ashwin, meanwhile, became the fourth fastest cricketer to achieve the double of 2000 runs and 200 wickets in Tests.
Leg-spinner Rangana Herath was the pick of the Sri Lanka n bowlers as he picked up four wickets, while debutant Malinda Pushpakumara scalped two wickets. Dimuth Karunaratne and Dilruwan Perera also chipped in with a wicket each.
-With ANI inputs