SL vs AUS: Sri Lanka did India’s loss by defeating Australia, Team India slipped further in WTC

Sri Lanka beat Australia in the Galle Test to level the series 1-1.

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Sri Lanka won the second innings of Australia by an innings and 39 runs on the fourth day of the Galle Test on 151 runs. This is Sri Lanka’s first win over Australia by an innings margin.

The last few days have not been good for Team India on the Test cricket front and the situation remains the same for the time being. Due to the defeat in the Edgbaston Test against England, Team India not only lost the chance to win the series, but also suffered a loss in the points table of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC Points Table). About a week after that Test, the Indian team has got another setback. Sri Lanka and Australia The result of the second Test played between (Sri Lanka vs Australia) in Galle has pushed the Indian team further down the table. On Monday, Sri Lanka defeated Australia in this Test, which not only drew the series, but also strengthened its position in the WTC, while giving a blow to India and Australia.

Sri Lanka did wonders on the fourth day itself

Sri Lanka finished their first innings on 554 runs on the fourth day of the second Test in Galle. Dinesh Chandimal scored a brilliant double century for the team and remained unbeaten on 206 runs. In this way, Sri Lanka took a lead of 190 runs in the first innings. Then Australia’s second innings began, but before the end of the fourth day’s play, all 10 wickets of Australia fell for just 151 runs and Sri Lanka won the match by an innings-39 runs. This is his first win over Australia by an innings margin.

Sri Lanka’s jump, India again upset

With this victory, Sri Lanka has benefited in the table of Test Championship and now they have reached the third place. He now has a total of 52 points and 54.17 percentage points in 8 Tests with 4 wins, 3 losses and 1 draw. On the basis of percentage point, Sri Lanka defeated Pakistan and India has been pushed down one place by one. After the loss at Edgbaston and then two points cut, the Indian team had moved from third to fourth place, but now it has slipped to fifth.

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Australia also loss, South Africa number one

Not only Team India, but Australia has also suffered a setback. Australia had won the first Test and strengthened its hold on the first place, but now it has slipped to the second place. The first place has now come under the control of South Africa, who are going to tour England in the next few days to play a three-match Test series.

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