By: Murali Vijay early and Ajinkya Rahane’s woes in the seriesculminated in another horror show in spite of being promoted up the order. Shikhar Dhawan started slowly before gianing confidence and scoring huge to add to his and India’s tally. Pujara fell one brief of another Test fifty with Kohli and Rohit Sharma taking the hosts to 192/4 at Tea and leading by 355 runs. Catch live scores and updates from India vs Sri Lanka in 3rd Test on Day 3.
India vs Sri Lanka 3rd Test Live Score and Upgrades:1410 hrs IST: TEA
! India go into the Tea break at 192/4 with Kohli on 25 and Rohit on 28. The hosts lead by 355 runs. Total and utter control. Play a little after the break and come out in complete assaulting mode with the ball– is my educated guess.1340 hrs IST: GONE! And Dhawan falls this time. Sandakan strikes. Dhawan boils down the track when again, does not get to the pitch of the ball, opts for the slog and misses it entirely to be stumped by Dickwella. 1335 hrs IST: Shikhar Dhawan is going hammer and
tongs after reaching his fifth Test fifty. Initially a six to Sandakan which has gone coasting over the straight limit for a huge six. And he’s followed that up with consecutive boundaries to Dhananjaya. Well timed and placed to discover the ropes 1320 hrs IST: WICKET! Pujara is caught by Mathews and that is a clever, low catch
. Falls one short of the fifty. Pitched on middle and off, and goes on from round the wicket, Pujara plays the inside line and it moves away. Gets the outside edge which is taken by Mathews at first slip. Pujara succumbs to 49 1300 hrs IST: Meanwhile, Sri Lanka’s difficulties with the air contamination continue. Lakmal seen vomitting and needed attention from the physio 1245 hrs IST: BEVERAGES! Sri Lanka bowlers haven’t added to the pressure after the fall of 2 wickets. It has actually allowed Dhawan and Pujara to settle. India would planning to collect excellent runs and declare around Tea with a target of 400 for Lanka to chase 1210 hrs IST: India to resume the 2nd session of play with Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara. Need the pairing to click and get some runs under the belt 1134 hrs IST: India enter into the lunch break at 51/2 and lead Sri Lanka by 214 runs. Shikhar Dhawan is on 15 and Cheteshwar Pujara on 17. Ajinkya Rahane and Murali Vijay the 2 wickets to fall.1110 hrs IST: WICKET! Ajinkya Rahane had actually collected all of 10 runs from 36 balls. Had endured one leg before and the pressure was on him to obtain the runs as it showed with the progression in the order. He has stopped working to make the many of the opportunity.
An extremely bad shot reeking of desperation to get out of an uneasy area. Comes down the track, aims to slog however ends up handing a basic catch to Sandakan at long on. 1024 hrs IST: Rahane is provided out leg before off Lakmal. It had actually pitched on middle stump and kept swinging into him. Fair shipment from the Sri Lankan seamer, did not take a within edge, and hit the front pad. India review after Rahane talks to Dhawan. HawkEye says the ball was missing
the stumps. Rahane makes it through. Kohli expressed happiness at that decision.1018 hrs IST: Ajinkya Rahane has been promoted to number three. Is available in ahead of Cheteshwar Pujara 1015 hrs IST: WICKET! Edged and taken by Dickwella. This wicket was coming. Murali Vijay hadn’t looked comfy at all in 11 balls he dealt with. Hurried into shots on numerous circumstances.
Was playing at everything outside off stump and has actually been punished for one shot too many. Short of length from Lakmal
, tip of shape away, Vijay sought to use the up but doesn’t take the motion into factor to consider. Provides the edge and Dickwella holds on. Entirely uncharacteristic from what we have actually seen of him in the last two innings 1005 hrs IST: Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay open for India. Suranga Lakmal is the first to obtain the new ball. Lahiru Gamage on the other end. Worth explaining that besides the bowler and the keeper(Niroshan Dickwella ), all other Sri Lankan players are wearing masks.0955 hrs IST: India were wanting to get rid of Chandimal from strike
but get his wicket rather. Brief and broad from Ishant, Chandimal gets his bat to it, and the top edge goes flying to Dhawan at 3rd man. And the birthday kids make no mistake there. India take a considerable 163-run very first innings lead as Chandimal departs for 164 0940 hrs IST: Chandimal gets his profession best as he
relocates to 163. After Virat Kohli, Chandimal’s turn to get a milestone moment here. Arrives with back-to-back limits. One played off the pads as Shami gets the line all wrong and then anticipating the short one to ramp it over the slip’s cordon.0930 hrs IST: Chandimal brings up his 150
— 4th in Test cricket for him. Getting some luck there. Gets an edge then a 4 off Ishant to include vital runs to his tally which of the group 0925 hrs IST: Early start in Delhi by 5 minutes. We have actually lost a couple of overs in the last three days due to fading light.
Floodlights on already under hazy conditions. Shami has the ball initially up 0900 hrs IST: Hi and Great early morning for our live coverage of the third Test between India and Sri Lanka which is into the 4th day. Sri Lanka would be disappointed with how the last session taken place on the third day. Might have shut things down on India and their winning run however for a lower order collapse. Dinesh Chandimal, unbeaten on 147, would be excited to add as numerous as possible together with Lakshan Sandakan for final wicket.For all the newest Sports News, download Indian Express App © IE Online Media Provider Pvt Ltd Tags: