After losing the wicket of KL Rahul early, Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara revived India on Day Two of second Test against Sri Lanka at Nagpur. Vijay and Pujara both scored centuries while building a 209-run partnership and guiding the hosts to 312 for 2 at stumps of Day Two. While Vijay was dismissed by Rangana Herath, Pujara remained unbeaten with Virat Kohli at the end of the day.

This was Murali Vijay’s comeback match from his wrist injury that sidelined him for eight months. He showed his class, scoring a magnificent century.

This was Vijay's 10th Test ton, 7th in India and first against Sri Lanka © AFP
This was Vijay’s 10th Test ton, 7th in India and first against Sri Lanka © AFP

Pujara, too scored a ton. After Vijay’s departure, Pujara held fort with Kohli to anchor the innings.

This was Pujara's 14th Test ton © AFP
This was Pujara’s 14th Test ton © AFP

Kohli scored his 15th Test half-century. He played a paced up knock and increased India’s scoring rate.

Kohli had scored a century in the Kolkata Test © AFP
Kohli had scored a century in the Kolkata Test © AFP

Kohli and Pujara remained unbeaten at stumps of Day Two.

Kohli and Pujara have built an unbeaten 96-run partnership © AFP
Kohli and Pujara have built an unbeaten 96-run partnership © AFP

India, now 312 for 2, lead Sri Lanka by 107 runs and have 8 wickets in hand.