India vs Sri Lanka 2nd Test Day 3: Sri Lanka 209/2 at stumps after India enforce follow-on

Kusal Mendis scored a century while Dimuth Karunaratne remained unbeaten on 92 as their 191-run stand helped Sri Lanka reach 209 for 2 at stumps on Day 3 and only 230 runs behind India after they enforced follow-on.

By: Express Web Desk | Colombo | Updated: August 5, 2017 5:18 pm
Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis shared a 191-run stand. (Source: Reuters)

Dimuth Karunaratne and Kusal Mendis shared a 191-run stand for the second wicket as Sri Lanka made a stunning comeback on a pitch that looked like spitting venom. Mendis scored a century before being dismissed five overs before stumps on Day 3. But, Karunaratne remained unbeaten on 92 to see his team go to stumps at 209 for 2 and only 230 runs behind India after they were asked to follow-on. India bowled out Sri Lanka for 183 in the first innings and took a 439-run lead. Sri Lanka need to set India a target with two days remaining in the second Test.

Playing XI for India: KL Rahul, Shikhar Dhawan, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravichandran Ashwin, Wriddhiman Saha, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav

Playing XI for Sri Lanka: Upul Tharanga, Dimuth Karunaratne, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews, Niroshan Dickwella, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dilruwan Perera, Rangana Herath, Malinda Pushpakumara, Nuwan Pradeep

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