India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 1: Shikhar Dhawan misses out on double ton, visitors cruise in 2nd session
Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed 190 as India reached 282-2 at tea on the first day of the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Wednesday.
Galle: Opener Shikhar Dhawan smashed 190 as India reached 282-2 at tea on the first day of the opening Test against Sri Lanka in Galle on Wednesday.
Dhawan shared 253 runs for the second wicket with Cheteshwar Pujara, who was batting on 75 after the tourists won the toss and elected to bat. This was India's second highest partnership against Sri Lanka in Tests.
The southpaw added 126 runs in the second session to become second in the list of Indians who have scored maximum runs in one session. Virender Sehwag tops the list with 133 runs in 2009 against Sri Lanka.
Dhawan was dismissed just before tea when he offered a simple catch to Angelo Mathews off paceman Nuwan Pradeep.
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