IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 4 Highlights: Dhawan, Rahul help 'Men in Blue' gain 49-run lead

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 19 November 2017, 05:34 PM
IND vs SL, 1st Test, day 4 Live: Shami, Bhuvi give early morning jolts to Sri Lanka
IND vs SL, 1st Test, day 4 Live: Shami, Bhuvi give early morning jolts to Sri Lanka

Sri Lankans who ended Day 3 of the Kolkata Test at 165 for 4 courtesy Angelo Matthews and Lahiru Thiramanne's half centuries, have taken the lead in their first innings of the match.

The visitors were in a commanding position after their bowlers bowled out the hosts for a paltry 172.

The Lankans were on the backfoot with the initial opening jitters effected by Bhuvneshwar Kumar but they staged a positive comeback with a strong partnership by Angelo Matthews and Lahiru Thiramanne.

Here are the live updates and score card of India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 4:

# Lokesh Rahul and Shikhar Dhawan help 'Men in Blue' gain 49-run lead. India 171/1

Sri Lanka all out for 294, lead by 122 runs

#  Herath departs, SL lead by 118 runs

# SriLanka are 263 for 8 at lunch

Shami to Dilruwan Perera, out Caught by Saha! Shami strikes again. 

# One more down, Indians look in hurry here. Big wicket, Skipper Chandimal departs.

# OUT!! Another wicket goes down. And this time Bhuvneshwar strikes. The new man Shanaka has to go without opening his account.

# Shami to Dickwella, out Caught by Kohli!! Wicket number five for India. Shami's got the reward for his fine bowling.

# Bhuvneshwar to resume for India, two slips and a gully in place..

# Players are out in the middle, Dickwella and Chandimal to continue for Sri Lankan.

First Published: Sunday, November 19, 2017 09:50 AM
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