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India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 5, Kolkata, full cricket score: Match drawn

The India vs Sri Lanka opening Test in Kolkata has ended in a draw after bad light ended the final day’s play at Eden Gardens with the visitors at 75/7 in their chase of 231. Earlier, Virat Kohli blasted his 18th century as India declared on 352/8. Get India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 5, Kolkata, full cricket score here.

india vs sri lanka 2017 Updated: Nov 20, 2017 16:37 IST
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India’s bowlers took seven wickets after Virat Kohli slammed his 18th century, but Sri Lanka managed to escape with a draw in the opening Test in Kolkata after bad light ended play on Day 5 with the visitors at 75/7. Get India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 5, Kolkata full cricket score here.(AP)

Sri Lanka have eked out a draw from the opening Test in Kolkata after bad light stopped play with India needing three more wickets for a win on Day 5 at the Eden Gardens. Earlier, Virat Kohli smashed his 18th century and his third against Sri Lanka as India declared on 352/8, setting Sri Lanka a target of 231. In response, Sri Lanka lost quick wickets in their chase and were put under severe pressure by the Indian bowlers, who left them reeling at 75/7 before the umpires called halt to play. Bhuvneshwar Kumar picked four wickets in the second innings, while Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav picked two and one scalp, each. Get full cricket score of India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 5 here (HIGHLIGHTS | LIVE STREAMING INFO)

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First Published: Nov 20, 2017 08:24 IST