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India vs Sri Lanka Delhi Test: SL bowled out for 373 in 1st innings


Indian team captain Virat Kohli (2 L) celebrates with his teammate Ishant Sharma the dismissal of Sri Lanka batsman and team captain Dinesh Chandimal during the fourth day of third Test cricket match between India and Sri Lankr at the Feroz Shah Kotla Cricket Stadium in New Delhi on December 5, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / SAJJAD HUSSAIN

New Delhi: Sri Lanka were bowled out for 373, falling 163 runs short of India’s first innings total on the fourth day of the third and final Test against India at the Ferozeshah Kotla Stadium here on Tuesday. Resuming the day at 356/9, Dinesh Chandimal was dismissed at his Test career-best score of 164. He hit 21 fours and a six.

Lakshan Sandakan was unbeaten on zero. Chandimal, who had an overnight score of 147, hit three fours before guiding a bouncer from pacer Ishant Sharma to Shikhar Dhawan at third-man in the sixth over of the day.