Indian captain Virat Kohli was found chilling at a swimming pool a day after India’s 304 runs victory against Sri Lanka in just four days at Galle. Kohli uploaded photos of himself on his Twitter account with KL Rahul, who missed the first Test due to fever. Also Read - Match Highlights India vs England, 4th Test Day 2: Rishabh Pant, Washington Sundar Put IND on Top
On day four Kohli scored his 17th Test hundred and second in Sri Lanka to set a 550 runs target for the hosts. Indian bowlers bowled out Sri Lanka with one day left in the match. Kohli completed 1000 runs as a skipper at Galle. Also Read - Virat Kohli Equals Unwanted Records of Former Captains MS Dhoni And Sourav Ganguly After Duck Against England in 4th Test
Opener KL Rahul, who missed the first Test due to fever, is expected to play the second match replacing Abhinav Mukund. Also read: Virat Kohli Hasn’t Been Tested as Skipper Yet, Says Sourav Ganguly Also Read - IPL: Shane Watson Opens up on Time at RCB And CSK, Claims Playing With Virat Kohli One of His Career Highlights
At Galle, India registered their biggest victory at overseas conditions. After captain Kohli declared India’s second innings on 240 for 3 spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin played a key role to ensure India’s victory with one day in hand.
During India’s 304 runs victory they have broken their previous record in Sri Lanka. In 2015, India have defeated Sri Lanka by 278 runs under Kohli’s captaincy at P. Sara Oval. In a span of two years, Team India set a new record on the island.
At the same time, pace bowlers Mohammad Shami and Umesh Yadav picked up one each to ensure India’s victory on day four. Also read: India vs Sri Lanka: Team India Faces Selection Dilemma After Galle Win
Ashwin finished with 3/65 while Jadeja has taken three wickets conceding 71 runs. However, injured Asela Gunaratne and skipper Rangana Herath didn’t come to bat in the second innings while Dilruwan Perera finished the match as unbeaten.