Mohammed Shami, R Ashwin leave Sri Lanka teetering at 154/5 on Day 2 to maintain control in 1st Test

Mohammed Shami, R Ashwin leave Sri Lanka teetering at 154/5 on Day 2 to maintain control in 1st Test

India's domination at Galle continued as Sri Lanka were left reeling at 154/5 at stumps on Day 2. AP

Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep celebrates the dismissal of India's Cheteshwar Pujara. AP

Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep celebrates the dismissal of India's Cheteshwar Pujara on Day 2 of the first Test at Galle. AP

Lahiru Kumara also got rid of Ajinkya Rahane to help Sri Lanka crawl back into the game. AP

Lahiru Kumara also got rid of Ajinkya Rahane to help Sri Lanka crawl back into the game. AP

However Ravichandran Ashwin stabilised India's innings and scored 47. AP

However Ravichandran Ashwin stabilised India's innings before getting out for 47. AP

Hardik Pandya's maiden fifty guided India to the 600-run mark. AP

Hardik Pandya's maiden Test fifty guided India to the 600-run mark. AP

India's Mohammed Shami struck twice in the 15th over to peg Sri Lanka further back on Day 2. AP

India's Mohammed Shami struck twice in the 15th over to peg Sri Lanka further back on Day 2. AP

The experienced pair of Angelo Mathews and Upul Tharanga stitched together a 57-run stand. AP

The experienced pair of Angelo Mathews and Upul Tharanga stitched together a 57-run stand. AP

Abhinav Mukund, at short leg, and wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha combined to send Upul Tharanga back to the hut. AP

But Abhinav Mukund, at short leg, and wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha combined to send Upul Tharanga back to the hut. AP

Niroshan Dickwella's wicket late in the third session, scalped by Ravichandran Ashwin, proved to be the icing on the cake for India. AP

Niroshan Dickwella's wicket late in the third session, scalped by Ravichandran Ashwin, proved to be the icing on the cake for India. AP

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Updated Date: Jul 27, 2017 20:15:33 IST

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