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Twitter Reactions: Indian batsmen make Sri Lankan bowlers toil hard on Day 2

The Indian top order was praised for their stupendous batting while the Sri Lankan team got trolled for their failure to inflict any kind of pressure

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Murali Vijay celebrates his hundred. (Photo Source: Twitter)

Resuming from their overnight score of 11/1, the Indian team failed to lose a single wicket in the first session. The duo of Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara displayed an exhibition of some sensational batting. Both managed to frustrate the Sri Lankan bowlers.

While Sri Lanka did miss some of their chances, Vijay and Pujara continued to bat with considerable grit and determination. Both put up a sensational partnership of 209 runs for the second wicket as the visitors couldn’t find a single success in the first two sessions.

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Making a comeback to international cricket after a gap of 8 months, Vijay registered his 10th century in Tests. The opener displayed tremendous valour in his innings of 128, hitting 11 boundaries and a maximum as well. Rangana Herath finally managed to get the breakthrough.

Pujara too went on to score a scintillating century which was his 14th Test hundred. In the process, he even crossed 1000 runs in Tests this year. He played over 250 balls in his innings and was absolutely magnificent with his defense.

The skipper Virat Kohli who had to wait for almost two sessions before walking in found himself at ease. He didn’t take time to settle down as he played some cracking shots. If Pujara’s batting was a classic treat, Kohli’s strokes were as much pleasing for the eyes. He went on to score a remarkable half century as well before the close of play.

India were comfortably placed on 312/2 at stumps on Day 2 with a lead of 107 runs. Twitter was at it’s splendid best. The Indian top order was praised for their stupendous batting while the Sri Lankan team got trolled for their failure to inflict any kind of pressure.

Here we present to you, some of the amazing Twitter reactions that emerged during the day:

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