India wins Kanpur Test, climbs to number one position

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Kanpur, Nov 27 (ANI): India's splendid performance in every department of the game fetched it a victory against Sri Lanka on the fourth day of second Test being played here.

India knocked off the last six Sri Lankan wickets today to defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 144 runs. Sri Lanka put up 229 runs and 269 runs in the first and second innings of the match. India had scored 642 runs.

Harbhajan Singh claimed three wickets, while Pragyan Ojha got two wickets.

India now leads the series one nil. Fast bowler S Sreesanth was adjudged the man of the match for claiming six wickets during a 33 over spell.

Friday's victory was India's 100th Test victory.

With this win, India has joined South Africa to the top of the ICC Test rankings. (ANI)

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