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Mendis run out for 18, SL in trouble

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August 13, 2017 14:19

SL 38-3 (9 ovs) vs India 487 | Scorecard

Umesh nearly picks a wicket as he beats Mendis with a full delivery which swings away. But the last ball is on the pads as Mendis lofts it over square leg for a four.

India's hero with the bat, Hardik Pandya comes into the attack after Umesh is taken off after just three overs.

Mendis continues to find the boundaries on the leg side as he clips Pandya's full delivery from around off-stump.

In the next over, Chandimal plays a nice straight drive, punching a full delivery from Shami down the ground for a four to get off the mark.

However, disaster strikes for Sri Lanka as the in-form Mendis is run out for 18. Chandimal had flicked a full delivery from Shami on the leg side as Ashwin made a diving stop with the two batsmen involved in a mix-up. Ashwin misses with the direct hit as the batsman was well outside his crease and the back up fielder Kuldeep had enough time to make another attempt and he connected with the direct hit to run out Mendis.