There is still 2 days of play left in the Wellington Test, in which Sri Lanka would like to bat as much as possible. Because the more he bats, the more his chances of losing will keep decreasing.
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New Delhi: Sri Lanka has new zealand The Test series against India started with a bang. However, he also got a defeat by 1 run in the first test played in Christchurch. But seeing his game, it was felt that the path of the second Test would not be easy for New Zealand. But, the picture which has been seen in Wellington is telling a completely opposite story. In the second Test being played here, Sri Lanka is now in danger of defeat.
In fact, in the first innings, the entire Sri Lankan team together did not even score as many runs as Kane Williamson scored for the Kiwi team alone. Kane Williamson scored 215 runs alone in the first innings. In response, the entire Sri Lankan team together could score only 164 runs. That is, leave New Zealand’s score, they were only 51 runs away from Kane Williamson.
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New Zealand have a lead of 416 runs in the first innings.
Compared to the entire New Zealand team, Sri Lanka trailed them by 416 runs in the first innings. Batting first in the second Test being played in Wellington, the Kiwi team declared their first innings by scoring 580 runs for 8 wickets. In response, the entire Sri Lankan team together scored 164 runs.
Sri Lanka fed follow on
After getting such a huge lead, New Zealand invited Sri Lanka to follow on. He also got the benefit of this decision. At the end of the third day, Sri Lanka’s 2 wickets also fell in the second innings. And, they are still 303 runs behind New Zealand. By the end of the third day, Sri Lanka have scored 113 runs for 2 wickets in their second innings.
Defeat in Wellington on Sri Lanka’s head
Captain Dimuth Karunaratne, who scored 89 runs alone in the first innings for Sri Lanka, also scored 51 runs in the second innings. The good thing is that Kusal Mendis is at the crease after scoring a half-century. While Angelo Mathews is supporting him. But, Sri Lanka still have a big challenge to avoid the defeat in Wellington, from which they will overcome only when senior players like Mendis and Mathews play heavy innings.
There is still 2 days of play left in the Wellington Test, in which Sri Lanka would like to bat as much as possible. Because the more he bats, the more his chances of losing will keep decreasing. But in the current situation, the defeat is on the head.
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