Sri Lanka suffer heaviest Test defeat as India thrash tourists

Sri Lanka suffered their heaviest defeat in Test history as they lost by an innings and 239 runs to India in the second Test in Nagpur.

The tourists were bowled out for 166 on day four by India, who themselves equalled their largest win.

Spinner Ravichandran Ashwin claimed 4-63 to become the fastest bowler to 300 Test wickets.

Sri Lanka made 205 in their first innings before India declared on 610-6 and completed their win on Monday.

Captain Virat Kohli scored a double century for the home side and three other batsmen scored tons during India’s innings.

Dinesh Chandimal’s 61 was the highlight of Sri Lanka’s second innings.

BBC

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