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India vs Sri Lanka: India beat Sri Lanka by 304 runs in 1st Test

India completed a 304-run win over Sri Lanka inside four days in Galle after bowling out the hosts for just 245 in the second innings. Set a target of 550 runs, Sri Lanka never looked like in the chase and ended up short by some distance.

Match EndedIndia tour of Sri Lanka, 2017 - 1st Test

Sri Lanka

291/9 (78.3) u0026 245/8 (76.5)
vs

India

600 (133.1) u0026 240/3 dec (53)
Match Ended ( Day - 1st Test )
India beat Sri Lanka by 304 runs
By: Express Web Desk | Galle | Updated: July 29, 2017 4:37:38 pm
India bowled out Sri Lanka for 245 runs (Source: Reuters)

India completed a 304-run win over Sri Lanka inside four days in Galle after bowling out the hosts for just 245 in the second innings. Set a target of 550 runs, Sri Lanka were lifted by half-centuries from Dimuth Karunaratne and Niroshan Dickwella, who also shared a 101-run stand which gave Sri Lanka hope of taking the match into the fifth day but Ashwin and Jadeja shared six wickets amongst themselves to bowl out Sri Lanka and held India win.

India playing XI: Shikhar Dhawan, Abhinav Mukund, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat KohliAjinkya 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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