Dhananjaya and Dilruwan are having trouble here. PM IST: Ishant is troubling the Sri Lankan batsmen with his line. PM IST: After that costly over by Ishant, Shami does the damage control with a maiden. Dilruwan Perera directs the fast bowler towards fine leg off the third delivery and in the fourth delivery hits him towards sweeper cover. His expressions showed that he was declaring to show that India wil bowl in these conditions. In some other places in Delhi it is ‘hazardous’. PM: Suranga Lakmal completes the over. Chandimal seems to make Kohli understand to urgency to take a break.
Sri Lanka 10/ PM IST: Ishant Sharma comes from the other end. PM: India declare on 536/7 after Sri Lanka ran out of substitute fielders. PM: ESPNCricinfo saying cricinfo says ICC match referee David Boon took advice from a doctor on the pollution PM: Play stopped again, Gamage again feeling unwell, doubling over in some discomfort. He falls to a short ball as he is caught by Perera. PM: Play has resumed though Gamage is still rubbing his chest. PM: Umpires are having a serious discussion here. This is embarrasing for the National Capital. PM: India’s run-rate has climbe up to 4.25 now.
After Murali Vijay and Kohli plundered the Sri Lanka bowlers on Day 1 to take India to 371/4, the Indian batsmen’s success story did not change on the second day too.
However, Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews frustrated Indians with a 50-plus stand.
India 518/5 PM: Kohli is on a record breaking spree today.
When he reached 236* it was the highest individual score at Feroz Shah Kotla. And with that the India captain has now gone past his previous highest Test score of 235. He is four short of crossing his highest ever Test score of 235.
He now also has the highest-ever Test by an Indian captain. PM: Meanwhile, several Sri Lanka fielders are wearing face masks because of the smog there.
This seriously turning out to be a menace for people in Delhi. PM: Welcome back!de Silva lbw b Ishant 1(14)Ishant gets his first as the good length ball nipped back a litle bit a hits his pads. He is trapped in front of the wicket by Lakshan Sandakan. PM IST: From the other end Shami is also troubling SL batsmen. The Indian pacer questioned Karunaratne with a short ball, who edges to wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha. PM: The SL openers are here. PM: Virat Kohli was clearly angry on the behavious of the Sri Lankans. India 530/7 in 127 overs PM: Play has again stopped! He has a chat with the umpires and is back in the pavilion. India want to play but Sri Lanka thinks the conditions are suitable for a game of cricket. The India captain went for DRS but it the umpire’s decision is proved right. PM: According to an air pollution report, AQI number is 200 at ITO.- which is ’Unhealthy’.Today’s post match press conference will be interesting. PM IST: Sri Lanka 18/2 at Tea, trail India by 518 runs PM IST: OUT! Did that halt in play cause a lapse in concentration?The second session has all the potential to witness Virat Kohli’s triple century. Rohit looked good to reach the triple figures but edges to Sandakan. The Indian batsman takes a review but snicko shows there was an edge. While Kohli is breaking his world records, Rohit is writing his own story. All the six double centuries of Kohli have come in the past 17 months.