IND vs SL LIVE Score: Lunch: Ashwin removes Nissanka


IND vs SL LIVE Score: India in command – The match surely belongs to Ravindra Jadeja. After hammering 175 with the bat, he bagged a fifer (5/41) to bowl out Sri Lanka for just 174, helping India take 400-run lead. With a mammoth lead, Rohit Sharma enforced a follow-on. Follow Insidesport.in for all India vs Sri Lanka Mohali Test LIVE Updates. 

Charith Asalanka and Pathum Nissanka began the day on a bright note bringing up a 50-run stand to rescue Sri Lanka. But Ravindra Jadeja opened the floodgates. After Jasprit Bumrah broke the stand, Jadeja wrecked Sri Lanka with 5/41, dismissing the visitors for 174 to help India take a mammoth 400-run lead.

Also Read: IND vs SL Day 2 highlights: ‘Rockstar’ Ravindra Jadeja puts India in driving seat, Sri Lanka stare at massive 1st innings deficit

IND vs SL LIVE Score: Ashwin strikes again, Nissanka departs, India on course for victory; SL 23/2 (F/O)- Follow Day 3 LIVE Updates

Sri Lanka 2nd Innings, following-on: 23/2

 


Day 3, Session 2, 3rd hour: Sri Lanka 2nd Innings

  • WICKET! Ashwin strikes again to get Nissanka this time. He equals legendary Kapil Dev for 434 wickets.
  • FOUR! Sweep and a four, Nissanka takes on Ashwin for a 4.
  • Ravindra Jadeja begins second session.

Day 3, Session 1, 2nd hour: Sri Lanka 2nd Innings

  • WICKET! Ashwin strikes, Lahiru Tirimane departs for duck.
  • Shami begins with another no-ball.
  • Ashwin begins India’s attack in second innings.

Sri Lanka 1st Innings: 174 all out, trail by 400 runs

 

Day 3, Session 1, 2nd hour:

  • FIFER! Mohali should be named after Sir Jadeja. After 175-run knock, he has bagged a fifer.
  • Indians 150+ and 5 wkt haul in the same Test:Vinoo Mankad 184 & 5/196 at Lord’s 1952
    Polly Umrigar 172* & 5/107 at POS 1962
    Ravindra Jadeja 175* & 5/41 at Mohali 2022
  • WICKET! The floodgates have opened. Shami gets his wicket, sends Lasith back.
  • Sri Lanka still trail by 400 runs
  • WICKET! Another wicket and Suranga Lakmal departs on duck. Jadeja gets his third wicket after scoring 175.
  • WICKET! Ravindra Jadeja strikes, Dickwella departs.
  • Ravindra Jadeja comes into attack, replaces Ashwina after an extended spell.

Day 3, Session 1, 1st hour:

  • DRS! Full and straight and hits the pad but Pant is not convinced due to the height. Rohit and Bumrah take the DRS anyway and it’s a wicket.
  • FOUR! Asalanka gets on top of a Bumrah delivery and hammers it for a 4.
  • FOUR! Another quicker delivery but Asalanka sweeps it for a 4 to bring up a 50-run stand.
  • Rishabh is asking Ashwin to bowl little quicker and Ashwin does bowl a 95kph-er.
  • Ashwin continues. No change in that end. He has looked good but no wickets yet.
  • FIFTY! Pathum Nissanka brings up his 5th half-century in just 11 innings. He also has a century in those 11 innings, what a start to his Test career!

IND vs SL LIVE Score: Day 3: Ravindra Jadeja puts India on course for HUGE victory – Follow Day 3 LIVE Updates

IND vs SL LIVE Score: Day 3: Ravindra Jadeja puts India on course for HUGE victory – Follow Day 3 LIVE Updates

@9:15 AM: Pathum Nissanka and Charith Asalanka will resume Day 3 proceedings for Sri Lanka.

@9:00 AM: India begin warm-up. Ashwin & Jadeja will once again be crucial for India.

IND vs SL LIVE Score: Day 3 Live: Ravindra Jadeja puts India on course for HUGE victory – Follow Day 3 LIVE Updates

“They were on the field for almost two days and were naturally tired. So it wouldn’t have been easy for them to come out and start playing shots and stay further on the field. So our plan was to score quickly and declare as soon as possible,” he added.

“I look to improve my game every single time I play for India. When I get an opportunity to score runs, I look to implement that opportunity in performance and so yeah, all in all, I am very much happy,” he said.

IND vs SL LIVE Score: Ravindra Jadeja DOMINATES Sri Lanka, India take 400-run after dismissing SL for 174 – Follow Day 3 LIVE Updates

IND vs SL LIVE Score: Day 3: Ravindra Jadeja puts India on course for HUGE victory – Follow Day 3 LIVE Updates

Ravindra Jadeja scored an unbeaten 175 as India declared their first innings at 574/8 against Sri Lanka on Day 2 of the ongoing first Test before scalping three wickets of visitors here at the Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali on Saturday.

After the stumps on Day 2, Sri Lanka’s score read 108/4 as they are trailing India by 466 runs. For Lankans Pathum Nissanka (26*) and Charith Asalanka (1*) are still at the crease while for hosts Jasprit Bumrah and Jadeja bagged one wicket each. Ravichandran Ashwin was the pick among the bowlers for hosts as he scalped two wickets.

Coming to bat in the third session, Sri Lanka enjoyed a firm start as they frustrated Indian bowlers thoroughly. But in the 19th over, veteran spinner Ashwin drew the first blood for India as he trapped Lahiru Thirimanne in front of wickets for LBW.

IND vs SL LIVE Score: Sri Lanka aim to pull off rescue act after Jadeja puts India in driver's seat - Follow Day 3 LIVE Updates
Ravindra Jadeja scored career-best of 175

IND vs SL LIVE Score: Day 3: Ravindra Jadeja puts India on course for HUGE victory – Follow Day 3 LIVE Updates

Nissanka battles some early nerves and had a reprieve to stay at the crease, and was joined in by Charith Asalanka, and the duo will hope to bat time and keep the scoreboard ticking and reduce the deficit as much as they can. However, the Lankans will face a tough task with the pitch deteriorating further and with India boasting of a masterful duo on Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin.

India first innings: 574/8 Decl

IND vs SL LIVE Score: Day 3: Ravindra Jadeja puts India on course for HUGE victory – Follow Day 3 LIVE Updates

On Day 1, Rishabh Pant and Hanuma starred as India scored a massive 357/6 at Stumps. Rishabh Pant once again came to the rescue of his side after the top order suddenly experienced a collapse when Virat Kohli and Shreyas Iyer departed within a span of a few overs. But despite a slow start, Pant turned on the beast mode, going on full assault on Sri Lankan spinners. Vihari chipped in with a fine 58 at No.3, while Kohli chipped in with a fine 45 in his 100th Test for India.

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