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Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul dominate Day 1 at Pallekele | Video Highlights

Pallekele Test: Shikhar Dhawan (119) and KL Rahul (85) recorded the highest opening stand for Indian cricket team in Sri Lanka before chinaman bowler Malinda Pushpakumara’s triple strike

india vs sri lanka 2017 Updated: Aug 23, 2017 12:50 IST
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Indian cricket team’s Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul (left) during Day 1 of the third Test against Sri Lanka national cricket team in Pallekele on Saturday.
Indian cricket team’s Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul (left) during Day 1 of the third Test against Sri Lanka national cricket team in Pallekele on Saturday.(PTI)

Sri Lanka cricket team’s spinners fought back to share five wickets on Saturday as Indian cricket team reached 329-6 at stumps on the opening day of the third and final Test in Pallekele. Chasing a series sweep, India looked set for an even better Day 1 after a 188-run opening partnership. Shikhar Dhawan made his sixth test century and shared the first-wicket stand with KL Rahul (85). Sri Lanka then took six wickets for 141 runs to limit the damage.

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