LIVE Cricket Score, India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test, Day 2 at Nagpur:

India Vs Sri Lanka Live Score (TEST)

India 312/2 (98.0) R/R: 3.18
Cheteshwar Pujara will look to make most of conditions on Day 2 in Nagpur
Swift fifty for Virat Kohli
Sri Lanka would've hoped for a breather after Vijay's exit but it only got worse for them as far as keeping the runs down was concerned. Kohli arrived and has blazed away to a swift 66-ball half-century. The much talked about (and abused terminology) intent was there to see in Kohli's game, as he laced his essay with five fours. India's lead has now gone past 100 runs!
The Pujara constant
That's century #14 for India's No.3. His innings has been a bit understated, only because Vijay's 128 - oozing with class and elegance - was the focus of all the talk around India's innings. Pujara has taken 246 balls to his century - a typically solid effort from the No.3.
WICKET - Murali Vijay goes for 128
And boy is he annoyed with himself! I'd be too, if I were him. Here's was a chance to convert 100 into 200, but that was not to be. Not when Vijay decided to sweep against Herath and ended up top-edging a low full toss. Dilruwan Perera took a simple catch at short fine leg to end Vijay's innings on 128.
Murali Vijay century
What a player, what a comeback! Super stuff from the ever-elegant Murali Vijay to make a statement at a time when India have three strong candidates for two opening spots. Now for the opener to take it to the next level, score a daddy hundred and make Shikhar Dhawan's return in Delhi tough.
DROPPED - Vijay gets a life
Oh dear! Sri Lanka place a short mid-on for Vijay's uppish drives but Dilruwan Perera puts a catchable chance down. Cheteshwar Pujara at the non-striker's end had ducked, making it actually easier for Perera to dive in for the catch. Perera was perhaps tentative because of Pujara's presence close by, and ended up spilling the catch.
LUNCH - India 97/1
The morning session has belonged to India, despite the slow progress that Cheteshwar Pujara and Murali Vijay made. They've added 86 runs in the morning session.
Vijay gets a fifty
No better way to stud your Test return after a gap of eight months. He's been all classy today. He and Pujara have taken up the task of breaking down Sri Lanka with their slow but comfortable approach.
Turn, turn, turn
Rangana Herath is finally getting some grip and turn here. His spell here will be ultra-crucial for Sri Lanka to force their way through here. India have been cautious this morning, the scoring has been on the lower side.


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