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Sri Lanka draw Test, India draw lesson

DNMUM402528 | 12/7/2017 | Author : Chander Shekhar Luthra | WC :936

Visiting batsmen frustrate Kohli & Co as hosts settle for 1-0 series win
SRI LANKA IN INDIA 3RD TEST

New Delhi: Roshen Silva has scored over 6,000 runs in more than 100 first-class matches before he was awarded his Test debut here in Delhi.
The patience that he had shown all that while awaiting his chance in the national team was the hallmark of his batting as he helped the struggling Sri Lanka save the third Test against India here on the final day on Thursday.
The visitors’ effort was in complete contrast to the Sri Lankan first innings, where two of their most experienced batsmen – Angelo Mathews and skipper Dinesh Chandimal – scored tons to absorb most of the pressure.
But when it came to saving the Test, Sri Lanka’s young brigade stood up, with Dhananjaya de Silva (119 retired hurt), Roshen (74*) and N
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