After Galle Test win, Virat Kohli is 'chilling by the pool'

Cheteshwar Pujara will be eyeing his fourth double ton as India look to consolidate their advantage on Day 2 of the first Test against Sri Lanka at Galle. Live streaming and live cricket score of India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Galle Day 2 will be availabl

He smashed nine boundaries in the innings.

Dimuth Karunaratne - who only scored two in the first innings - steadied the ship to lunch with the help of Kusal Mendis (36), but their resistance did not last long into the second session of the day as India's spin kings took over from their seamers.

India, the number one ranked side, were playing its first Test since the end of March in Dharamsala against Australia and while, typically, Kohli said there was plenty of scope for improvement, he did admit that the team had ticked most of the boxes. "You can not utilise so much energy in that but it always feels good to score runs especially when the team wins", Kohli, who scored 103 not out, added. I trusted my game, worked hard and when I got a hundred in Sri Lanka in 2015, everything changed. Mohammed Shami struck the first blow, going around the wicket, hitting the seam, and getting the ball to bounce disconcertingly at Upul Tharanga.

Karunaratne enhanced his reputation as a specialist in the second innings - where he now averages 42.14 as against 27.32 in the first - with 97, while Dickwella contributed a skittish 67 to a fifth-wicket stand of 101.

Jadeja pushed one through quicker to Mendis that caught the outside edge into Wriddhiman Saha's gloves, Kohli's challenge overturning the on-field decision of not out. Rahul had missed the opening Test due to a flu but seemed in good spirits despite not being part of the playing XI. In India's horror tour of England in 2011, Abhinav made 49 in the first innings at Lord's when none of India's batsmen save Rahul Dravid made a significant contribution.

But Karunaratne and Dickwella then steadied the innings and helped the hosts to cross the 190 run mark without any hiccups. In doing so, they became the 14th pair to put up 2000-plus runs in Test cricket for India.

Chasing a victory target of 550, Sri Lanka finished at 245/8.

Indian spinners-Ravindra Jadeja and R Ashwin- shined with the ball as they picked up three wickets each. That's better than any other team.

Kohli's innings of 103 not out, which was his 17th Test ton, took his average in Test cricket to 50.03, making him the only player to average over fifty in all three worldwide formats.

Veteran Rangana Herath, who himself is hopeful of playing the second Test after suffering a finger injury in Galle, was confident of Chandimal's return in Colombo this week. With Ajinkya Rahane by his side, the duo lifted India's lead past the 500-run mark early into the innings.

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