25 Nov 2009

India celebrate record first day in Kanpur

5:51 am on 25 November 2009

The Indian cricketers celebrated a record first day of the second test against Sri Lanka in Kanpur after they made 417 for 2, their highest test total in a days play.

Opener Gautam Gambhir top-scored with 167 in an opening partnership of 233 with Virender Sehwag who made 131.

The not out batsmen are Rahul Dravid on 85 and Sachin Tendulkar 20.