The second and final match of the India ‘vs’ Sri Lanka two-match Test series will begin on Saturday, March 12, at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. Significantly, in the first match of this series played in Mohali, India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 222 runs. Now India will give life to win the second match as well. However, Sri Lanka’s team will also win this match and put blood and sweat to level the series. This Test match to be played in Bangalore will be Day-Night, ie Pink Ball Test Match. Let us note one thing that, in the Day-Night Test Match, the record of Virat Kohli, the former fan of the Indian team, has been impressive.
Team India has played three Pink Ball Test matches so far
Team India has played 2 Day-Night Pink Ball Test matches so far in their home ground. The Test match starting Saturday, March 12 will be the Indian team’s third and overall fourth day-night Test at their home ground. Team India has previously hosted Day-Night against Bangladesh (Bangladesh vs India Pink Ball Test Match) and England (England vs India Pink Ball Test Match). At the same time, only one match was played against Australia on Australian soil.
Virat Kohli’s performance in the Pink Ball Test
In the Pink Ball Test Match, the record of former Indian captain Virat Kohli has been impressive. Let us remind you that, Virat Kohli is the highest run-scorer Indian player in Day-Night Tests. He has played 3 Day-Night Test matches so far. During this. Virat Kohli’s bat has scored 241 runs at an average of 60.25. At the same time, Virat Kohli’s record has also been excellent in the Pink Ball Test matches played in India. He has scored runs at an average of 81.50 in the Day Night Test matches played in his country’s grounds.
In the pink ball test match, Virat’s bat has come out with a brilliant century
The second match of the series between India and Sri Lanka is starting at M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru on Saturday, March 12 in Bengaluru, remind you that Virat Kohli has scored a century in the pink ball test match. . He played an excellent innings of 136 runs against Bangladesh (Bangladesh vs India Pink Ball Test Match, 2019) in 2019 against 194 balls with the help of 18 fours. Apart from Virat, no other Indian batsman has been able to score a century in Pink Ball Test Cricket. After Virat Kohli, Team India’s current captain Rohit Sharma has scored the most runs in Day-Night Tests. Rohit Sharma scored 66 runs in 96 balls in the match played against England in Ahmedabad. Virat also scored the 70th century of his international career in the Day Night Test match itself. After that today 28 months have passed, no century has come from his bat.