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Wednesday, 06 December 2017 - 16:24
SL Vs India 3rd Test ends in a draw
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The 3rd and final Test between Sri Lanka and India ended in a draw at Delhi.
 
When the stumps were drawn Sri Lanka was on 299 for 5, chasing 410 to win.
 
Debutant Roshen Silva was 74 not out (154 balls, 11 fours) and Niroshan Dickwella was 44 not out off 72 balls.
 
The pair added 94 runs for the 6th wicket.
 
Earlier, Dhananjaya de Silva scored his 3rd Test century. However, he was retired hurt when he was on 119.
 
De Silva paced 219 balls and his knock included 15 fours and a six.
 
Batting first India made 536 for 7 and they totalled 246 for 5 in their 2nd innings.
 
Sri Lanka made 373 in their 1st innings.
The Indians bagged the series 1 nil.
 
After the match, Roshen Silva said, “Our batting coach said, 'if you can score runs here, the whole world will know you can score runs.'”
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