IND vs SL Live: The second game between India and Sri Lanka is underway at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. The Sri Lankan skipper, Dasun Shanaka, won the toss and decided to bat first. But that decision didn’t end in their favour. The visitors got off to a good start and were looking good at 102/1. But then they lost their last nine wickets for the next 113 runs. Sri Lanka got all out for 215 runs in 39.4 overs. They couldn’t even play the full quota of 50 overs.

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Nuwanidu Fernando, who made his debut, scored a good half-century and got out for 50 runs off 63 balls with six boundaries. For India, the bowlers did a decent job, and almost every bowler chipped in with a wicket. But the wicket of Sri Lankan all-rounder Chamika Karunaratne came on a brilliant diving catch from Axar Patel at point.

IND vs SL Live: Axar Patel takes a stunning catch to dismiss Chamika Karunaratne – Watch

Karunaratne was looking good with three boundaries, but he was dismissed by a stunning diving catch. He got out in the 34th over of the inning, and it was Umran Malik who was bowling. It was the last ball of the over; the pacer bowled a wide delivery, and Karunaratne tried to guide it to the third man. But Axar was fielding at the point; he divided to his left and took a flying catch. The BCCI shared the clip of the catch on their official Twitter handle with a caption, “Sharp catch alert  @akshar2026 dives to his left and takes a fine catch as @umran_malik_01 gets his second wicket.”

For India, the comeback man Kuldeep Yadav picked up three wickets in the middle overs. He registered a bowling figure of 3/51. Meanwhile, Siraj was also good and provided the first wicket for India. He ended up with a figure of 3/30 in 5.4 overs. Umran also took two wickets but was a touch expensive. A few Sri Lankan batters also got started, but no one carried on for very long. If India wins this game, they will win the series as well, with the final game to be played on Sunday at the Greenfield International Stadium in Trivandrum.

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