In pictures: How India handed Lankans their worst Test defeat

India clinched the 3 match Test series 2-0 against hosts Sri Lanka by defeating them in the second test at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Riding on superb bowling performances from the spinning duo of Jadeja and Ashwin India forced a follow on over Lanka, ensuring a victory with an innings and 53 runs. Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane scored a century each for India, while Kusal Mendis played a brilliant knock of 110 runs in Sri Lanka’s final innings.

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    Ajinkya Rahane in action on Day 1 of 2nd Test in Colombo

    India's Ajinkaya Rahane in action on Day 1 of the second test match between India and Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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    Cheteshwar Pujara after his century

    India's Cheteshwar Pujara celebrates his century on Day 1 of the second test match between India and Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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    India in control on day 2 of second Test

    India's Wriddhiman Saha and Ravindra Jadeja on Day 2 of the second test match between India and Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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    Kusal Mendis celebrates his century on day 3

    Sri Lanka's Kusal Mendis celebrates his century on Day 3 of the second test match between India and Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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    Sri Lanka continue batting on day 4

    Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella in action on Day 4 of the second test match between India and Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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    Indian cricketers celebrate victory

    Indian cricketers celebrate after winning the second test match against Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, Sri Lanka

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    Ravindra Jadeja awarded the man of the match

    Ravindra Jadeja of India receives the "Man of the Match" after winning the second test match against Sri Lanka at Sinhalese Sports Club Ground in Colombo, Sri Lanka