India Take Charge of Colombo Test After Amit Mishra Heroics
Amit Mishra's four-wicket haul helped India take a substantial first innings lead before Murali Vijay and Ajinkya Rahane pushed the advanatge furrther at the end of Day 3.
Sri Lanka started Day 3 on an assured note after losing three key wickets towards the ends pf play on Friday (AFP Images)
Sri Lankan skipper Angelo Mathews was firm and took charge of the innings as the hosts sought to close the deficit against India at the P. Sara Oval.
Sri Lankan batsmen steal a quick single on Day 3 of the Colombo Test
Mathews raised his sixth hundred in Test cricket to give Sri Lanka a fighting chance
Team India celebrates after picking up a wicket against Sri Lanka on Saturday
Ishant Sharma was impressive and bowled with speed and venom
Amit Mishra was the pick of the Indian bowlers, pocketing 4/43 to bowl Sri Lanka out quickly