Tuesday, 05 December 2017 - 15:47
Update: SL Vs IND 3rd Test: Sri Lanka in trouble



Sri Lanka ended Day 4 on 31 for 3 as Ravindra Jadeja struck twice for the hosts.

Mohammed Shami gave India the first breakthrough as Sadeera Samarawickrama (5) gloved one to gully.

Jadeja then got rid of the other opener Dimuth Karunaratne (13) before dismissing the nightwatchman Suranga Lakmal, who went without troubling the scorers.

Virat Kohli (50) and Rohit Sharma (50*) made quick-fire fifties as India declared their second innings with the score on 246 for 5, giving Sri Lanka a target of 410 runs to win the Test.

The visitors still need 379 runs to level the three-match series.

Batting first India made 536 for 7 in their first innings and in reply Sri Lanka totaled 373 runs.

Sri Lanka given a target of 410

India declared their second innings at 246 for 5 setting a target of 410 for Sri Lanka to win the 3rd and final Test and Delhi.

Dhawan (67), Skipper Kohli (50) and Rohit Sharma (50 not out) scored half-centuries for India.
Sri Lanka was bowled out for 373 in their first innings in the 4th day morning today (05).
Skipper Dinesh Chandimal made 164.
India totalled 536 for 7 in their 1st innings.
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