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SL bowled out for 135, India enforce follow-on

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August 13, 2017 17:18




SL 11-0 (8 ovs) 135 vs India 487 | Scorecard


Sri Lanka's openers, Karunaratne and Tharanga, walk out to open the batting for the second time in two sessions.

Mohammed Shami opens the bowling as Karuaratne clips the first ball on the leg side for two runs to get off the mark. He flicks the next ball through midwicket for a four before he is rapped on the pads but the LBW appeal is turned down.

Ravichandran Ashwin to open the bowling from the other end, that could be considering two left-handers out in the middle.

Tharanga defends the first five balls before he drives the last ball through the off-side for a four to get off the mark in confident fashion.

Shami once again asking questions. This time he bowls a bouncer as Karunaratne ducks under but the ball stays low and hits him around the upper back and shoulder area. He looks in considerable pain as the physio comes out to provide some treatment following which he continues to bat.

Sri Lanka's openers looking to bat cautiously and not give any chances to India's bowlers and avoid losing any wickets before stumps.

Sri Lanka following on crawl their way to 11 for no loss in eight overs, with four of the last five overs being maidens.