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Delhi Test: Dhananjaya De Silva's defiant ton keeps Sri Lanka alive

by Athar Ansari Dec 06, 2017 • 14:47 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (CRICKETNMORE) - Dhananjaya de Silva's third Test century kept alive Sri Lanka's hopes of salvaging a draw as the islanders reached 226/5 at tea on the final day of the third Test at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Wednesday.

De Silva (119), however walked off the field, immediately after reaching the milestone after suffering a glute muscle injury, leaving debutant Roshen Silva (38) and Niroshan Dickwella (11) at the crease when tea was called.

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Resuming the second session at 119/4, de Silva started fluently striking three boundaries as the fifth wicket stand with skipper Dinesh Chandimal (36) flourished to three figures.

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