India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Today Match Prediction – 3rd August 2017 at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo

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India vs Sri Lanka today match prediction for India tour of Sri Lanka 2nd Test match to be played on August 03, 2017. Test  Match between India and Sri Lanka will be held on 3 August 2017 (Test- match) in Sinhalese Sports Club Ground, Colombo so check who will win India vs Sri Lanka 03-08-2017?.

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Today Match Prediction

  • Toss Prediction: Sri Lanka will win the toss.
  • Match Prediction: India will win the match.

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Live Score

Match Preview:

India is all set to clinch the series from the host team Sri Lanka as the two teams will meet tomorrow into the 2nd test in India Tour of Sri Lanka. India is visiting Sri Lanka for 3 Tests, 5 ODI’s and one T20 match. The men in blue defeated Sri Lanka team in the last test by 304 at Galle International Stadium on Sunday 30th July 2017. With their win in the 1st test they now lead the 3 match test series against Sri Lanka by 1-0.

After wining the toss the young and aggressive Indian captain Virat Kohli opted to bat first. Indian side managed to put 600 runs on the scorecard by the thundering ton of Shikhar Dhawan who scored 190 runs with the help of 31 fours. Cheteshwar Pujara added 153 more runs to the Indian first innings with the help of 13 boundaries. Ajinkya Rahane and Hardik Pandya added plentiful runs with their handsome fifties scoring 57 and 50 runs respectively.

Sri Lankan innings started with a quick collapse when Dimuth Karunaratne was bowled lbw on just 2 runs. Upul Tharanga, Angelo Mathews and Dilruwan Perera managed to score fifties helping Sri Lanka reach 291 runs while none of the Lankan batsmen could stand long against Indian bowling attack.

In their 2nd innings Indian side declared their innings at 240 runs which Indian batting line up managed to put on the scorecard by the help of Abhinav Mukund 83 and Virat Kohli remained unbeaten at 103.

Sri Lanka needed 550 runs to win in the 2nd Innings but similar to their 1st innings their batting line up failed badly against Indian bowlers and they were all out 245 runs. Only Dimuth Karunaratne took the charge against Indian Bowling playing a classic innings of 97 runs.

Sri Lanka has made a couple of changes to their squad for the 2nd test as Dinesh Chandimal the skipper has recovered from the pneumonia and he will take the responsibility from Rangana Herath. Lahiru Thirimanne and Lakshan Sandakan have been called for the 2nd test while Suranga Lakmal has been ruled out due to the back pain.

Meanwhile Indian captain Virat Kohli has backed to call the young Lokesh Rahul who will open with Shikhar Dhawan in the 2nd test. India can win the series in the 2nd test by knocking down the Sri Lanka team. While Sri Lanka will look forward to level the series with 1-1 tomorrow.

Match Prediction:

India will win. The men in the blue had their biggest win with respect to the runs in the last match when the defeated Sri Lanka by 304 runs. Now they are eyeing to win the series and with the class and talent they have shown in their batting Sri Lanka stands no chance to safe the series from the visiting team. But they should not let go and focus on their play to grab the series from the host side.

Sri Lanka on the other hand is looking forward to level the series in tomorrow’s play and with the return of their captain Dinesh Chandimal the young Lankan team has got back their confidence. A couple of good innings from their top order batsmen can do the job for them.

India Squad:

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

Sri Lanka Squad:

Dimuth Karunaratne, Upul Tharanga, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal(c), Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne, Niroshan Dickwella(w), Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara, Lakshan Sandakan, Danushka Gunathilaka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Vishwa Fernando, Malinda Pushpakumara

  • TossSri Lanka
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  • Series: India Tour Of  Sri Lanka
  • Teams: India vs Sri Lanka
  • Video: HD
  • Match Date: 3rd August 2017
  • Venue: Sinhalese Sports Club Ground
  • City: Colombo

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