Virat Kohli, Abhinav Mukund stretch India's lead to 498 runs to heap further misery on Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli, Abhinav Mukund stretch Indias lead to 498 runs to heap further misery on Sri Lanka

India's captain Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund stitched together a 133-run stand and helped visitors end with a lead of 498 runs. AP

India's bowler Raveendra Jadeja, second right, captain Virat Kohli, second left, and Abhinav Mukund celebrate the dismissal of Sri Lanka's Angelo Mathews during the third day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka, Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

India's captain Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund celebrate with Ravindra Jadeja after the bowler dismissed former Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews. AP

Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera fought a lone battle and remained unbeaten on 92 in the second innings. AP

Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera fought a lone battle and remained unbeaten on 92 in the second innings. AP

India's Shikhar Dhawan, second leaves the pitch after being dismissed by Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera. AP

India's Shikhar Dhawan, second leaves the pitch after being dismissed by Sri Lanka's Dilruwan Perera. AP

India's Abhinav Mukund plays a shot as Sri Lanka's Niroshan Dickwella watches during the third day's play of the first test cricket match between India and Sri Lanka in Galle, Sri Lanka, Friday, July 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

India's Abhinav Mukund, after going through a tough phase since his comeback to the Test side, finally hit form and scored 81 runs. AP

India's captain Virat Kohli notched up his first half-century in eight innings. AP

India's captain Virat Kohli notched up his first half-century in eight innings. AP

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Updated Date: Jul 28, 2017 20:56:02 IST

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