India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test 2017

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test 2017

India, after winning the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle by a massive margin of 304 runs, will now head to Colombo to take on the home team in the second Test of the three-match and will look to seal the series by winning the match.

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test 2017
India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test 2017

India began the Sri Lanka tour with a thumping win in the first Test at Galle. The 304-run win in the Test was India’s biggest overseas win in terms of runs while it was Sri Lanka’s second biggest loss at home. Now, the action moves to Colombo. The Sri Lanka capital will host the second Test match between the two nations and India will like to continue theor winning run in the series.

Nuwan Pradeep and Lahiru Kumara are the only front-line pacers. Along with Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera and Malinda Pushpakumara already in the squad, Sandakan is now the fourth front-line spinner in contention for a spot in the playing XI.

Thirimanne has played 26 Tests so far, scoring 1056 runs with a highest score of 155 not out against Bangladesh at Galle in March 2013.

In the first Test, Sri Lanka suffered a 304-run defeat as India outclassed the hosts and buried the ghosts of a humiliating loss at the same venue, exactly two years ago on Saturday. India lead the three-match series 1-0. This was India’s biggest overseas win (in terms of runs) surpassing 279 run-victory against England at Leeds in 1986. For Sri Lanka, it was their biggest defeat (in terms of runs), surpassing their 301-run loss against Pakistan in 1994.

Sri Lanka, on Tuesday, announced their 16-member squad for the second Test against India:

Squad: Dinesh Chandimal (captain), Angelo Mathews, Upul Tharanga, Dimuth Karunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella, Kusal Mendis, Dananjaya de Silva, Danushka Gunathilaka, Lahiru Kumara, Vishwa Fernando, Nuwan Pradeep, Rangana Herath, Dilruwan Perera, Malinda Pushpakumara, Lakshan Sandakan and Lahiru Thirimanne.

India: Shikhar Dhawan, Abhinav Mukund, KL Rahul, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane, Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav, Ishant Sharma, Rohit Sharma, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami

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