Sri Lanka labour to 154 for 5 after India fold for 600

Galle, Jul 27 (PTI) Sri Lanka were struggling at 154 for five in reply to India’s first innings total of 600 at the end of second day of the first cricket Test, here today.

Angelo Mathews (54) and Dilruwan Perera (6) will resume Sri Lanka’s first innings tomorrow.

India began the day at a solid 399 for three but could add only 201 runs to their overnight total. Ajinkya Rahane (57) and Hardik Pandya (50) scored half-centuries for the visitors.

Brief Scores:

India 1st innings: 600 all out in 133 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 190, Cheteshwar Pujara 153; Nuwan Pradeep 6/132, Lahiru Kumara 3/131).

Sri Lanka 1st innings: 154 for five in 44 overs.(Upul Tharanga 64, Angelo Mathews batting 54; Mohammed Shami 2/30).

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