India vs Sri Lanka: Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane score tons as India dominate

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Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara both scored centuries as India ended Day 1 of the 2nd Test vs Sri Lanka in a dominant position. (AFP)

Ajinkya Rahane and Cheteshwar Pujara both scored centuries as India ended Day 1 of the 2nd Test vs Sri Lanka in a dominant position. (AFP)

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Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat, having done the same in the previous Test at Galle. (REUTERS)

Virat Kohli won the toss and chose to bat, having done the same in the previous Test at Galle. (REUTERS)

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Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul started the innings well, putting on a 50-run partnership in no time. (AP)

Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul started the innings well, putting on a 50-run partnership in no time. (AP)

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However, Shikhar Dhawan failed to replicate his form of the previous game and was dismissed on 35. (REUTERS)

However, Shikhar Dhawan failed to replicate his form of the previous game and was dismissed on 35. (REUTERS)

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KL Rahul, who returned to the side in place of Abhinav Mukund, scored a well-crafted fifty before being dismissed. (AP)

KL Rahul, who returned to the side in place of Abhinav Mukund, scored a well-crafted fifty before being dismissed. (AP)

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Sri Lanka also managed to dismiss Virat Kohli cheaply, which gave them a glimmer of hope. (AP)

Sri Lanka also managed to dismiss Virat Kohli cheaply, which gave them a glimmer of hope. (AP)

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However, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane put on an unbeaten 211-run partnership to put India back in control. (REUTERS)

However, Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane put on an unbeaten 211-run partnership to put India back in control. (REUTERS)

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Ajinkya Rahane looked to score at a brisk rate whilst not taking too many risks, whilst Cheteshwar Pujara held fort. (REUTERS)

Ajinkya Rahane looked to score at a brisk rate whilst not taking too many risks, whilst Cheteshwar Pujara held fort. (REUTERS)

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Playing in his 50th Test, Cheteshwar Pujara scored his 13th Test century and second of the series. (AP)

Playing in his 50th Test, Cheteshwar Pujara scored his 13th Test century and second of the series. (AP)

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Ajinkya Rahane soon followed this up with a century of his own as India ended the day well on top. (REUTERS)

Ajinkya Rahane soon followed this up with a century of his own as India ended the day well on top. (REUTERS)

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Rangana Herath was the pick of the Sri Lanka bowlers as he took the key wicket of Virat Kohli. (REUTERS)

Rangana Herath was the pick of the Sri Lanka bowlers as he took the key wicket of Virat Kohli. (REUTERS)

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However, Sri Lanka now have a massive job on their hands in order to save the Test and the series. (AFP)

However, Sri Lanka now have a massive job on their hands in order to save the Test and the series. (AFP)

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