India 189/3, lead Sri Lanka by 498 at Stumps on Day 3: As it happened

India got their lead to 498 at stumps on day three with Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund making half-centuries and taking India's score to 189/3. India earlier bowled out Sri Lanka for 291 but did not enforce the follow-on despite a lead of 309 runs.

By: Express Web Desk | Galle | Updated: July 28, 2017 6:13 pm
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Abhinav Mukund finally got some runs under his belt as he led India’s second innings with 81 runs before he was out at the stroke of Stumps on Day 3. The gritty inning from the Indian opener was after Virat Kohli decided not to enforce follow-on even after bowling out Sri Lanka for 291 in the first innings. India took a lead of 309 runs and then lost Shikhar Dhawan early and Cheteshwar Pujara before Tea. Rain halted play at that time before Kohli came out with Mukund. Kohli was unbeaten on 76 at close and India were 189/3 with lead of 498.

India playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Abhinav Mukund, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Hardik Pandya, Wriddhiman Saha, Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav

Sri Lanka playing XI: Upul Tharanga, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Danushka Gunathilaka, Angelo Mathews, Asela Gunaratne, Niroshan Dickwella, Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Nuwan Pradeep, Lahiru Kumara

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