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First Test: India off to a good start against Sri Lanka at Tea

by Saurabh Sharma Nov 19, 2017 • 15:35 PM

Kolkata, Nov 19 (Cricketnmore) India trail Sri Lanka by 52 runs after posting 70/0 at tea in their second innings on Day 4 of the first Test at the Eden Gardens here on Sunday.

Openers Shikhar Dhawan (33 off 51; 5x4) and Lokesh Rahul (36 off 51; 4x4) got off to a solid start to give the hosts a good platform to build on, when the umpires called for Tea.

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Brief scores: India first innings 172 (Cheteshwar Pujara 52; Suranga Lakmal 4/26; & 70/0 (Shikhar Dhawan 33, KL Rahul 36) against Sri Lanka 294 (Rangana Herath 67, Angelo Mathews 52, Bhuvneshwar Kumar 4/88)

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