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India vs Sri Lanka 1st Test Day 3: Visitors reach 165/4 before bad light forces early stumps

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Kolkata: Sri Lanka reached 165 for four at stumps after bundling out India for 172 on the third day of the opening Test at the Eden Gardens here today.

At the draw of stumps, Dinesh Chandimal (13) and Niroshan Dickwella (14) were at the crease with Sri Lanka trailing by seven runs.

Scoreboard at stumps on the third day of the opening Test between India and Sri Lanka at the Eden Gardens here today.


India 1st Innings:

KL Rahul c Dickwella b Lakmal 0
Shikhar Dhawan b Lakmal 8
Cheteswar Pujara b Gamage 52
Virat Kohli lbw b Lakmal 0
Ajinkya Rahane c Dickwella b Shanaka 4
R Ashwin c Karunaratne b Shanaka 4
Wriddhiman Saha c Mathews b Dilruwan Perera 29
Ravindra Jadeja lbw b Dilruwan Perera 22
Bhuvneshwar Kumar c Dickwella b Lakmal 13
Mohammed Shami c Shanaka b Gamage 24
Umesh Yadav not out 6

Extras: (B-6, LB-4) 10

Total: (For 10 wickets, 59.3 overs) 172

Fall of wickets: 1-0, 2-13, 3-17, 4-30, 5-50, 79-6, 127-7, 128-8, 146-9.

Bowling: S Lakmal 19-12-26-4, L Gamage 17.3-5-59-2, D Shanaka 12-4-36-2, D Karunaratne 2-0-17-0, Rangana Herath 2-0-5-0, Dilruwan Perera 7-1-19-2.

Sri Lanka 1st Innings:

Sadeera Samarawickrama c Saha b Bhuvneshwar 23
Dimuth Karunaratne lbw b Bhuvneshwar 8
Lahiru Thirimanne c Kohli b Yadav 51
Angelo Mathews c Rahul b Yadav 52
Dinesh Chandimal not out 13
Niroshan Dickwella not out 14

Extras: (LB-4) 4

Total: (For 4 wkts; 45.4 overs) 165

Fall of wickets: 1-29, 2-34, 3-133, 4-138.

Bowling: Bhuvneshwar Kumar 14.4-2-49-2, Mohammed Shami 13.5-5-53-0, Umesh Yadav 13-1-50-2, R Ashwin 4-0-9-0, R Jadeja 0.1-0-0-0.