Second Test between India- Sri Lanka ends in a draw


Colombo: The second Test between Sri Lanka and India ended in a tame draw on July 30 after 1,478 runs and just 17 wickets over five days of cricket.
Sri Lanka declared its second innings at 129-3 and both captains decided to end the match just 13 over after tea on the final day with no hope of a result on the batting paradise at Sinhalese Sports Club.

The hosts declared their first innings on 642-4, including three centuries from Kumar Sangakkara (219), Mahela Jayawardene (174) and Tharanga Paranavitana (100).

India then racked its highest score on foreign soil at 707 with double centuries from Sachin Tendulkar (203) and debutant Suresh Raina (120).
Sri Lanka leads 1-0 going into the final test starting on July 27 at Colombo.

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