India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test M Chinnaswamy Stadium Pitch Report, Weather, Test Stats, Records 

India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test M Chinnaswamy Stadium Pitch Report, Weather, Test Stats, Records 

After winning the opening test against Sri Lanka, Team India will play the second test match in Bangalore. Sri Lanka cricket team has come to India to play 2 Test matches and 3 Twenty20 International matches. The Sri Lankan team has also lost badly in the 1st Test after losing the T20I series 3-0. India beat Sri Lanka by an innings and 222 runs in the first test match at Mohali. Now the 2nd Test between India vs Sri Lanka will be held from 12th March to 6th March at M Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore.

This test match will be day-night and Karnataka State Cricket Association has decided to increase the crowd capacity from 50% to 100% as per the high response and ticket demand. So you can get information about Ind vs SL 2nd Test Match Pitch Report, Weather and Test Status at M Chinnaswamy Stadium. So, here are some M Chinnaswamy Stadium stats, pitch reports and weather forecasts.

Ind vs SL Match Preview, Pitch Report, Weather Forecast, Test Stats for Sri Lanka Tour of India, 2nd Test 

With Rohit Sharma-led Team India eyeing a clean-sweep on the series by winning the second Test, skipper Dimuth Karunaratne will be hoping to put on a better show in Bengaluru and clinch two World Test Championship points. After losing badly in the first test match, Sri Lankan players would like to return to the series. 100 Percent Crowd Allowed in M. Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore

Therefore, the M Chinnaswamy Stadium pitch will be very important for both teams in the second test match. Who is expected to get help on this pitch and who is not. Apart from this, how is the weather going to be during this India vs Sri Lanka Day-Night Test match as M Chinnaswamy Stadium will host the Bangalore Day/Night Test? Along with this, you can also know about India vs Sri Lanka M Chinnaswamy Stadium Test Stats and Records.

Sri Lanka Tour of India, 2nd Test, Pitch Report & Weather Forecast 

Match- Ind vs SL, 2nd Test, Sri Lanka Tour of India, 2022 

Date- Saturday, 12 March 2022- Wednesday, 16 March 2022 

Time- 2:00 PM 

Match Format- Day-Night Test Match 

Venue- M.Chinnaswamy, Stadium, Bengaluru 

India Squad- Shreyas Iyer, Rohit Sharma (c), Virat Kohli, Hanuma Vihari, Mayank Agarwal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Ravindra Jadeja, Kuldeep Yadav, Priyank Panchal, Shubman Gill, Ravichandran Ashwin, Saurabh Kumar, Rishabh Pant, Srikar Bharat, Jayant Yadav, Umesh Yadav, Mohammed Shami

Sri Lanka Squad- Pathum Nissanka, Kusal Mendis, Charith Asalanka, Dinesh Chandimal, Chamika Karunaratne, Dushmantha Chameera, Lahiru Kumara, Jeffrey Vandersay, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando, Praveen Jayawickrama, Suranga Lakmal, Angelo Mathews, Lahiru Thirimanne

Pitch Report of M.Chinnaswamy Stadium Bangalore for Ind vs SL, 2nd Test 

The final test of the India vs Sri Lanka Test Series is starting from 12 March 2022. M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangaluru will host Ind vs SL 2nd Day/night Test. As we discussed already that KSCA allowed 100 Percent Crowd in Stadium for Sri Lanka Tour of India, 2nd Test. 

The pitch at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium usually has a lot of grass and it helps the fast bowlers for the first three days. But as the day progresses, the cracks open on the pitch and it becomes favorable for the spinners. Traditionally, the pitch in Bengaluru is favorable for batting for the first three days, so we tend to score a lot of runs in the first and second innings.

The team winning the toss will choose to bat first

 The team winning the toss will try to bat first, which is the best thing to do in Indian conditions. As the upcoming Test is a day/night competition, both the captains will want to bat first and score a good total on the board.

Weather Forecast 

Generally, March is a dry month in Bangaluru with an average of 19mm (0.7in) rain. The Second Test Match in Bengaluru might see interruptions as there are forecasts of rain on 14, 15, 16 March. The Temperature on all these days wil be ranging between 18 to 33 degrees Celsius. 

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: M.Chinnaswamy Stadium Test Records

India played its first Test against West Indies in 1974 at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore. Team India had to face a massive defeat of 267 runs in this match. During this, the captain of the team was Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi. India has played a total of 23 Tests at this ground so far, in which 8 were won and 6 were lost. It is worth noting that there were a total of 9 tests here that did not yield any result.

India’s Test Records at  M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore 

Team India has applied a total of 23 Test Matches at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium. In which India won 8 and lost 6 Tests at this Venue. 

Highest individual Score- Pakistani player Younis Khan made the highest individual score on this pitch. He played an innings of 267 runs against India in 2005. , Sourav Ganguly’s 239 against Pakistan in 2009 is the highest score by an Indian.

Matches won batting First- 9 

Matches won bowling first- 5 

Average 1st innings total- 362

Average 2nd innings total- 314

Average 3rd Inning total: 204 

Average 4th innings total- 183 

Highest & Lowest Score at M.Chinnaswamy Stadium Pitch 

Highest Total- 626/10 by India vs Pakistan in 2007/08 

Lowest Total- 103/10 by Afghanistan vs India in 2018 

Most Runs- Sachin Tendulkar 869 runs in 9 Tests 

Most Centuries- Murali Vijay, Mohd Azharuddin, Sunil Gavaskar, Sachin Tendulkar – 2 Centuries 

Most Wickets- anil mumble 41 Wickets in 9 Tests 

Best Bowling Figures in a Match- 11/224- Harbhajan Singh vs Australia in 2003 

Best Bowling Figures in an Innings- 8/50 Nathan Lyon vs India in 2017 

Most Five-wicket hauls- 4- Kumble (India)

India vs Sri Lanka Head to Head in Tests 

Now let’s talk about the test records between India vs Sri Lanka. Both the cricket teams have played 45 Tests so far. Out of which India has won 21 test matches while Sri Lanka has won 7 test matches. The same 17 Tests have been drawn between the two teams.

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