India beat Sri Lanka to clinch 8th successive Test series win

India defeated Sri Lanka by an innings and 53 runs in the second Test on Sunday, taking an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series. With this eighth straight Test series win, Indian captain Virat Kohli has surpassed Steve Waugh’s record of seven consecutive Test series wins as captain and is only behind Ricky Ponting, who won nine from 2005-2008.

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