Saturday, August 2, 2008

Indians Take Lead on Day 3 of the Second Test Match

A spirited India titled the balance of the second cricket Test in their favour by taking an overall lead of 237 runs to push Sri Lanka on the backfoot at close on the 3rd day. The visitors first dismissed the hosts for 292 to gain a vital 37-run lead playing a key role and then gave a solid batting display to reach a comfortable 200 when play was called off early due to bad light.
Brief Scores : India 1st innings 329. Sri Lanka 1st innings 292 all out (93.3 overs), Jayawardene 86. Bowling Harbhajan 6/102, Kumble 3/81. India 2nd innings 200/4 (56.4 overs), Gambhir 74, Sehwag 50, Dravid 44. Bowling Vaas 2/32.

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