Hello and welcome to India.com’s LIVE coverage of the day four of the first Test between Sri Lanka and India at Galle. Also Read - Royal Challengers Bangalore Match Dates IPL 2021: Check Out The Full Schedule For RCB
Preview by Sylvester Tamang: India at the end of day three scored 189 for 3. On Day four, India will resume their second innings with a 498 run lead. India lost the wicket of Abhinav Mukund for 81 in the last ball of the third day’s play. With Mukund’s dismissal, the 134 runs third wicket partnership was broken. Kohli will resume his innings on 76 on day four. The Indian skipper also completed 1000 runs as a Test skipper. Also Catch- India vs Sri Lanka LIVE Streaming Also Read - AB de Villiers Heaps Praise on Virat Kohli: "Special Leader Who Elevates Other Players Through Passion When Personal Performances Are Down"
Earlier, surprisingly, skipper Virat Kohli didn’t ask Sri Lanka to follow on, he instead decided to pile up more runs on their first innings lead 309 to set an imposing target for the hosts. Catch the live score here Also Read - Pakistan Cricketer Danish Kaneria Lauds Virat Kohli's Team India For Making it to ICC World Test Championship Final
India in their second innings lost opener Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara early, but opener Abhinav Mukund and skipper Virat Kohli got there going.
On the other hand, Kohli, who scored three in the first innings, will eye for his 17th Test hundred. With two days left, India already have an edge over the hosts in the first Test.