Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma (India vs Sri Lanka), the Indian team easily captured another series on home grounds. Sri Lanka’s poor performance was again seen in the batting. As a result, Team India hit the ground by 238 runs in the second test and won the series 2-0. Virat Kohli (Virat Kohli sportsman spirit) is being discussed a lot in this victory of India, let’s know the whole matter.
Actually, Sri Lankan batting was seen on its knees throughout the series. None of the players showed the spirit of fighting. But on the third day of the last Test, Sri Lankan captain Dimuth Karunaratne deferred his team’s defeat for a while with a brilliant century. There was a flurry of wickets from one end, but Karunaratne was frozen at the other end. Sri Lankan captain scored a century.
Virat Kohli also praised his century in front of deadly bowlers like Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel and Ravindra Jadeja. When Karunaratne hit a century in the 55th over by hitting Bumrah for a four, even Kohli could not stop himself from clapping. He scored the first century against India in 92 balls.
Dimuth Karunaratne, however, could not avoid his team’s defeat. He scored an unbeaten 107 off 174 balls, during which 15 fours also came off the bat. He became only the third Sri Lankan captain to score a century against India.