November 24, 2017 / 10:52 AM / 19 days ago

Ashwin takes four as Sri Lanka all out for 205

(Reuters) - Sri Lanka were dismissed for 205 in their first innings against India after opting to bat on the first day of the second test in Nagpur on Friday.

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was the most successful bowler for the hosts with four for 67. Paceman Ishant Sharma and left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja picked up three wickets apiece.

Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal top-scored for the tourists with 57, while opener Dimuth Karunaratne made 51.

The opening test of the three-match series in Kolkata was drawn.

Reporting by Sudipto Ganguly in Mumbai; Editing by John O'Brien

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