India vs Sri Lanka :Wriddhiman's 50 takes India to 386 for 8 at lunch

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Colombo,August21:KL Rahul (108) his second Test ton in four Tests and had a 164-run stand with Virat Kohli (78) after the tourists lost two early wickets in the innings.

Rohit Sharma played an aggressive 79-run knock but was out LBW to Angelo Mathews off what became the last ball of the day, leaving Wriddhiman Saha unbeaten on 19.

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Amit Mishra (24) and Saha had a 46-run stand for the eighth wicket before Dushmantha Chameera broke the partnership in the 106th over.

Day 2: India 386/8; Wriddhiman Saha*, Ishant Sharma 2*.

Saha takes a quick single to complete his second Test fifty. India 380/8 Mishra (24) and Wriddhiman Saha had a 46-run stand for the eighth wicket before Dushmantha Chameera broke the partnership in the 106th over.

OUT! Amit Mishra falls to Chameera for 24. India 367/8 Amit Mishra and Wriddhiman Saha had a solid stand for the eighth wicket after Angelo Mathews dismissed R Ashwin (2) in the third over of day two.

Four runs. Briliant shot from Mishra. Reverse sweep.India 360/7 after 104 overs vs Sri Lanka.

Saha is batting on 35 and Mishra is on 16.The partnership between Mishra and Saha now is 32.

India 349/7 in 100 overs.

Change in bowling. Rangana Herath comes into the attack.
    
India 340/7 in 97.1 overs.

Amit Mishra, so far has looked more convincing with the bat than Saha.

Four runs. Amit Mishra plays a cracking shot to deep backward point.

The runs have almost stopped coming. India 333/7 in 96 overs. Dushmantha Chameera comes in to bowl.

Four runs. Outside edge off Amit Mishra's bat goes to third man.

Big appeal for caught behind, not given.
    
India 327/7 in 93.1 overs.

Saha is batting on 24 off 60 balls.

Amit Mishra is still batting on duck after facing ten balls.

India 321/7 in 91 overs.

Big appeal for caught behind. The decision went to the third umpire and he decided that it was not a clean catch by SL wicketkeeper Chandimal.

India 321/7 in 90 overs.

Angelo Mathews dismissed Ashwin (2) in the third over of day two while Wriddhiman Saha was looking steady at the other end as Sri Lanka look to wrap up Indian tail.

OUT! R Ashwin falls to Angelo Mathews for 2. Third wicket for him.

Maiden over from Dhammika Prasad. India 321/6 in 89 overs.

Huge appeal for caught behind, not given. Ball touched the stumps but the bails were not dislodged.

India 321/6 in 88 overs.

Two dot balls followed by a double to long off.

Angelo Mathews starts the first over of the day with a dot ball.

Wriddhiman Saha and R Ashwin are out in the middle to bat for India.

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KL Rahul (108) his second Test ton in four Tests and had a 164-run stand

with Virat Kohli (78) after the tourists lost two early wickets in the innings.

Rohit Sharma played an aggressive 79-run knock but was out LBW to Angelo Mathews off what became the last ball of the day, leaving Wriddhiman Saha unbeaten on 19.

Century by KL Rahul and twin fifties from Kohli and Rohit helped India to 319/6 but Sri Lanka struck back dismissing latter on the last ball of the day.




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