Shikhar Dhawan's successful comeback, Cheteshwar Pujara's 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1

Catch the best moments of the Day 1 of the first Test between India and Sri Lanka.

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Shikhar Dhawan's successful comeback, Cheteshwar Pujara's 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1
Shikhar Dhawans successful comeback Cheteshwar Pujaras 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1

Shikhar Dhawan slammed a belligerent 190 as India dominated the Day one of the Galle Test. AP

Shikhar Dhawans successful comeback Cheteshwar Pujaras 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1

India's Abhinav Mukund, though, could make the most of his opportunity and was dismissed for 12. AP

Shikhar Dhawans successful comeback Cheteshwar Pujaras 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1

After Mukund's wicket, Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara frustrated Sri Lanka and stitched a 253-run stand. AP

Shikhar Dhawans successful comeback Cheteshwar Pujaras 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1

What added to Sri Lanka's woes was Asela Gunaratne's injury. He has been ruled out of the remainder of the 1st Test. AP

Shikhar Dhawans successful comeback Cheteshwar Pujaras 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1

Shikhar Dhawan broke Polly Umrigar's 55-year old record of scoring the most number of runs in the post-lunch session. AP

Shikhar Dhawans successful comeback Cheteshwar Pujaras 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1

Sri Lanka's Nuwan Pradeep got rid of Shikhar Dhawan for 190. AP

Shikhar Dhawans successful comeback Cheteshwar Pujaras 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1

Sri Lanka got two wickets on either side of tea as Virat Kohli was sent back to the hut for 3. Nuwan Pradeep was the pick of the bowlers, he was Sri Lanka's only wicket-taker. AP

Shikhar Dhawans successful comeback Cheteshwar Pujaras 12th ton helps India dominate Sri Lanka on Day 1

Cheteshwar Pujara's purple patch continued. He slammed his 12th Test ton and remained unbeaten on 144. AP

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