Twitter reactions: Ramesh Mendis’ heroics put Sri Lanka in commanding position on Day 2 of 2nd Test

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  • Sri Lanka eye big lead after Ramesh Mendis' scintillating bowling on Day 2 of the second Test.

  • Mendis picked three wickets to reduce Pakistan to 191/7 at stumps.

Twitter reactions: Ramesh Mendis’ heroics put Sri Lanka in commanding position on Day 2 of 2nd Test
Ramesh Mendis puts Sri Lanka on top (Image Source: Twitter)
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Ramesh Mendis‘ scintillating all-round effort helped Sri Lanka reach a commanding position on Day 2 of their ongoing second Test against Pakistan in Galle.

Mendis first frustrated the Pakistan bowlers in the morning session with a vital 35 before destroying the visitor’s batting order by bagging three wickets.

The tourists were reduced to 191/7 at Stumps, trailing Sri Lanka’s first innings score of 378 by 187 runs.

Leg-spinner Yasir Shah remained unbeaten on 13, while Agha Salman, who displayed excellent form with the bat, fell for 62 on the final delivery of the day’s play.

Brief Score:

Pakistan 191/7 (Agha Salman 62, Ramesh Mendis 3/42) trail Sri Lanka 378 (Dinesh Chandimal 80, Niroshan Dickwella 51, Oshada Fernando 50, Naseem Shah 3/58, Yasir Shah 3/83) by 187 runs.

Here is how Twitter reacted:

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