8/6/2017 12:36:18 PM

India beat Sri Lanka to clinch Test series

India beat Sri Lanka to clinch Test series

Colombo, Sri Lanka: India beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs on day four of the second Test to take the three-match series here on Sunday.

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja took five wickets to help bowl out Sri Lanka for 386 during their follow-on in the second session. Dimuth Karunaratne top-scored with a defiant 141.

Sri Lanka, who resumed on 209-2, lost two wickets in the morning session, including skipper Dinesh Chandimal for two. The batsman edged a catch to slip off left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja.

India lead the series 2-0, with the final match slated to begin on August 12 in Pallekele.

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