Innings defeat for India in 1st test
India crashed to an innings and 239 run defeat on the 4th day in the 1st test against Sri Lanka at the SCC ground, Colombo.
India was all out for 223 runs in the first innings. Sri Lanka, which made a massive 600 for 6 in its first innings, imposed a follow on.
The second innings of India collapsed like nine pins and was all out for 138 runs. Ajantha Mendis took 4 wickets for 60 runs ( 8 match wickets) and Muttaih Muralidharan took 6 for 28( 11 match wickets). Gambhir top scored for India with 43 runs.