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Indian National Cricket Team has put Sri Lanka in some serious trouble in first Test match

Indian National Cricket Team has put Sri Lanka in some serious trouble in first Test match
Written by Shubham Jain

India has a complete command of the first Test match of India tour of Sri Lanka 2017. as Sri Lanka has only one-wicket left in their innings and they are trailing 311-runs after the end of the first session on the Day 3, the way things are going on, this series could be the worst face of the transition face which the Sri Lankan team is facing from a long time. Sri Lanka is in serious trouble as they still need 112 runs to avoid the follow-on.

Jadeja puts the end on fighting known of Angelo Mathews and gave India the first break through of the day. Jadeja picked Mathews at 83-runs. He then removed Rangana Herath as the seventh Sri Lankan wicket, Debutant Hardik Pandya also claimed his first Test wicket as Nuwan Pradeep.

Replying to India’s 600, Sri Lanka did not had a best of starts, they lost their one of the opener before the team score reached the double figure, Umesh Yadav removed Dimuth Karunaratne, then Mohammad Shami sent back Danushka Gunathilaka and Kusal Mendis in a single over after a small partnership between Upul Tharanga and Dimuth Karunaratne. Upul Tharanga again tried to build a savior partnership with Angelo Mathews but was unlucky and got run out. Ashwin picked his first wicket as Niroshan Dickwella and Sri Lanka eventually lost its six wickets before reaching 150-runs on the second-days play, as Gunaratna has been ruled out of the Test having fractured his left thumb while fielding at slip on Day 1.

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