India continue to dominate Sri Lanka with Kohli's 19th Test ton

India continue to dominate Sri Lanka with Kohli's 19th Test ton

His surprise omission from the playing XI on Eden Gardens green top in the first Test against Sri Lanka may have raised eyebrows but opener Murali Vijay has accepted the "difficult situation" of fighting for his spot with multiple contenders and said he is "used to it by now".

Kohli and Rohit put on 173 for the fifth wicket to pulverise a deflated Sri Lanka attack that sent down 176.1 overs in about six sessions of play.

The day ended with Pujara and Virat Kohli unbeaten on 121 and 54 respectively.

Pujara, on the other hand, continued to notch runs together with utter ease and little problems.

India resumed the day with Kohli batting along with Cheteshwar Pujara. From Sri Lanka, Dimuth Karunaratne and Dinesh Chandimal struck half-centuries but the entire lineup fell prey to India's bowlers, who were without their pace spearheads in form of Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Mohammed Shami.

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Vijay, the first Test player after eight months, has created a dilemma of selection in front of the team management as the management will have to decide which player should start the inning in the series scheduled against South Africa in Delhi.

In Sri Lanka, the live cricket streaming will be available on Hotstar, while the live telecast would be on Star Sports.

"These are early days in Dasun's career and I am sure this sanction will ensure he is more careful when maintaining the condition of the ball in the future", match referee David Boon was quoted as saying in an ICC release.

If Shanaka reaches four or more demerit points within a 24-month period, they will be converted into suspension points and he will be banned.