India vs Sri Lanka: Ravindra Jadeja stars as India wrap up series win

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Ravindra Jadeja was the Player of the Match as India won the second Test by an innings and 53 runs. (AP)

Ravindra Jadeja was the Player of the Match as India won the second Test by an innings and 53 runs. (AP)

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Sri Lanka started the day with some hope, with Dimuth Karunaratne holding the key for an unlikely escape. (REUTERS)

Sri Lanka started the day with some hope, with Dimuth Karunaratne holding the key for an unlikely escape. (REUTERS)

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Dimuth Karunaratne picked up where he left off from yesterday and did well to stave off the Indian attack. (REUTERS)

Dimuth Karunaratne picked up where he left off from yesterday and did well to stave off the Indian attack. (REUTERS)

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Ravichandran Ashwin got the first breakthrough of the day by removing Malinda Pushpakumara. (AP)

Ravichandran Ashwin got the first breakthrough of the day by removing Malinda Pushpakumara. (AP)

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But Dimuth Karunaratne was not to be denied his well-deserved century. (AP)

But Dimuth Karunaratne was not to be denied his well-deserved century. (AP)

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Sri Lanka’s trouble began when Ravindra Jadeja dismissed Dinesh Chandimal, with the World No. 1 in Tests getting plenty of turn and bounce. (AP)

Sri Lanka’s trouble began when Ravindra Jadeja dismissed Dinesh Chandimal, with the World No. 1 in Tests getting plenty of turn and bounce. (AP)

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Ravindra Jadeja even removed danger man Dimuth Karunaratne, which put Sri Lanka in real trouble. (REUTERS)

Ravindra Jadeja even removed danger man Dimuth Karunaratne, which put Sri Lanka in real trouble. (REUTERS)

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Ravindra Jadeja eventuallu ended the day with a five-wicket haul and was deservedly given the Player of the Match award. (REUTERS)

Ravindra Jadeja eventuallu ended the day with a five-wicket haul and was deservedly given the Player of the Match award. (REUTERS)

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India got wickets on a regular basis after Karunaratne’s departure as the hosts didn’t put on much of a fight. (AFP)

India got wickets on a regular basis after Karunaratne’s departure as the hosts didn’t put on much of a fight. (AFP)

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And when Ravichandran Ashwin took the final wicket of Nuwan Pradeep, it gave India their first ever innings win in Sri Lanka. (AFP)

And when Ravichandran Ashwin took the final wicket of Nuwan Pradeep, it gave India their first ever innings win in Sri Lanka. (AFP)

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India won the game by an innings and 53 runs, which is their first innings win in Sri Lankan soil. (REUTERS)

India won the game by an innings and 53 runs, which is their first innings win in Sri Lankan soil. (REUTERS)

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Sri Lanka will now go into the last Test looking to save face and put on a fight. (AP)

Sri Lanka will now go into the last Test looking to save face and put on a fight. (AP)

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India, on the other hand, will be aiming to get a whitewash series win and continue their dominance. (AP)

India, on the other hand, will be aiming to get a whitewash series win and continue their dominance. (AP)

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