Positive takeaways from India’s win against Sri Lanka in the first Test match

    After beating Sri Lanka in the T20 series, India again made its mark by winning the first test against Sri Lanka. India won by a massive margin of 222 runs. The first test was Virat’s 100th Test and Ravindra Jadeja was the star of the show taking a total of 9 wickets and scoring above a century.

    Here are the positive takeaways from India’s win against Sri Lanka in the first Test match

    Consistent performance of team India

    India has given back to back consistent performance on the International level. After winning a match against West Indies and Sri Lanka in the T20 series, the team won its first series against Sri Lanka and will be eyeing a clean sweep.

    Rohit Sharma’s captaincy

    Rohit Sharma started with his captaincy career in Tests with a notable win from India’s side. His leadership qualities were tested in the 5 days of intense cricket and he passed with flying colours.

    Virat Kohli’s 100th Test match

    Virat Kohli played his 10oth Test match on the first day of the series against Sri Lanka. From India, only 12 players achieved this feat and he’s one of them. He believes the next generation can take this away from him. In this T20 dominated sport for the past many years, he played his 100th Test.

    Jadeja’s all-round performance

    India wrapped the game against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Although Virat Kohli had his landmark game still Jadeja was the player who will be remembered for his performance. He scored a perfect 175 runs unbeaten and his bowling figure was 9/87.

    R Ashwin broke Kapil Dev’s record

    R Ashwin broke legendary player Kapil Dev’s record. Kapil Dev has 434 Test wickets and Ashwin surpassed this record by taking 435 test wickets against Sri Lanka

    Ashwin is also the highest wicket-taker against Sri Lanka with 50 wickets attached to his name.

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