Pallekele, Aug 12 (PTI) Electing to bat, India reached 329 for six at the close of play on the opening day of the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka, here today.

Wriddhiman Saha was batting on 13 and Hardik Pandya was on 1 when the stumps were drawn.

Brief Scores:

India 1st innings: 329 for six in 90 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 119, KL Rahul 85; Virat Kohli 42; Malinda Pushpakumara 3/40).

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