Sri Lanka reached 85 for 2 chasing a daunting target of 550 after Virat Kohli’s 17th hundred enabled India declare at 240/3 at lunch on the fourth day of the first cricket Test, PTI reports.
At the break, Dimuth Karunaratne is batting 44 in company of Kusal Mendis (24 batting).
Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav got a wicket apiece.
Earlier, Kohli hit an unbeaten 103 as India added another 51 runs to declare their first innings at 240 for 3.
Brief Scores: India 600 and 240/3 decl (Virat Kohli 103 no). Sri Lanka 290 and 85/2 (Dimuth Karunaratne 44 batting).