India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Score Updates: India In Command At Lunch After Enforcing Follow-On

1st Test, Day 3 Live: India in command after enforcing follow-on on Sri Lanka© AFP

IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: Following on from their first innings total of 174, Sri Lanka were a wicket down against India at Lunch on Day 3 of the ongoing first Test at the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. Ravichandran Ashwin struck early to dismiss Lahiru Thirimanne (0). Earlier, Ravindra Jadeja bagged a five-for as India enforced a follow-on on Sri Lanka. India had taken a 400-run lead. Nissanka completed his fifty but Sri lanka continued to lose wickets at the other end. Sri Lanka had resumed play from their overnight score of 108 for 4. Earlier, Jadeja scored a marathon 175-run knock as declared their first innings at 574 for eight. Apart from him, Rishabh Pant also scored a counter-attacking 96 while Hanuma Vihari, who was promoted up the order, also hit a fifty. Virat Kohli had also played a fine knock of 45 but he missed out on a big score on his 100th Test. Initially, India had won the toss and skipper Rohit Sharma had elected to bat. (LIVE SCORECARD)

India XI:Rohit Sharma (captain), Mayank Agarwal, Hanuma Vihari, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Rishabh Pant (wicketkeeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Jayant Yadav.
Sri Lanka XI: Dimuth Karunaratna (captain), Lahiru Thirimanne, Pathum Nisanka, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjay de Silva, Charith Aslanka, Niroshan Dikwella (wk), Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Embuldeniya, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Kumara

Here are the Live Updates of Day 3 of the 1st India vs Sri Lanka Test from the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali

  • 11:35 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: LUNCH CALLED!

    Lunch has been called on Day 3. What a session. Sri Lanka lost seven wickets across two innings, five of those for ducks as Jadeja picked up a five-for. Sri Lanka are still 390 runs behind India’s first-innings total.

  • 11:27 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: WICKET!

    OUT! Breakthrough for India. Ashwin strikes. A superb catch by Rohit, going low to his right at second slip. Tossed up around off, Thirimanne comes forward to defend but the ball spins away to take the outside edge and the skipper does the rest

    Lahiru Thirimanne c Sharma b Ashwin 0 (9)

    SL: 9/1 (F/O)

  • 11:20 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: 5NB

    Length ball outside off, looks to defend. Karunaratne gets a thick outside edge past gully. He overstepped there as well

    SL: 5/0 (F/O)

  • 11:11 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: 5 FOR JADEJA!

    FIVE-FOR for Jadeja. Sri Lanka have been bowled out for 174. India take a 400-run lead. Jadeja is the first man in 49 years to score 150 and take a 5-for in the same Test. India have enforced the follow-on.

    Live Score; SL: 174 all out; India lead by 400

  • 11:00 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: SHAMI STRIKES

    ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST! Short one. He tries to dug and defend. It takes a top edge and Mayank takes an easy catch. SL now 8 down.

    Lasith Embuldeniya c Agarwal b Mohammed Shami 0 (5)

  • 10:50 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: JADEJA STRIKES AGAIN!

    Jadeja strikes twice in the same over. Fuller around off, Lakmal skips down the track and looks to hit it over the bowler’s head. Ends up miscuing it and Ashwin settles under it at mid-off

    Suranga Lakmal c Ashwin b Jadeja 0 (2)

    Live Score; SL: 164/7

  • 10:46 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: WICKET!

    Dickwella falls into Jadeja’s trap. After missing a couple of sweeps, he tries yet again, only to get a top edge. An easy catch for Iyer at mid-square leg

    Niroshan Dickwella c Iyer b Jadeja 2 (10)

    Live Score; SL: 164/6

  • 10:34 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: OUT!

    WHAT A REVIEW! Pant probably felt that was probably going up. But Rohit goes for it. magic from Bumrah. Slower offcutter, straightening from the fuller side of a length, and Asalanka is completely deceived.

    Charith Asalanka lbw b Bumrah 29 (64)

    Live Score; IND: 161/5

  • 10:29 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: FOUR RUNS!

    GOOD SHOT, ASALANKA! A good-length ball, and it isn’t too far outside off stump, and he presses half-forward and drives on the up, into the vacant cover point region

    Live Score; SL: 161/4

  • 10:27 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: FOUR RUNS!

    50 partnership between Nissanka and Asalanka comes up with that four. Asalanka sweeps again, and nails it again. A flighted length ball pitching just outside off, and he hammers it in the air, over the vacant forward square leg region

    Live Score; SL: 156/4

  • 10:21 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: 50 for Nissanka

    Fifty! A couple of nervy moments, but he’s looked really good otherwise. Well played. 

    Live Score; SL: 148/4

  • 10:10 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: FOUR RUNS!

    Nissanka moves to 49. Full, close to off stump, good stride forward, and meets it with an open face and soft hands to guide it away to the left of point.

    Live Score; SL: 144/4

  • 10:06 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: FOUR RUNS!

    Lose delivery from Bumrah. Bit short and wide. Nissanka rocks back and rolls his wrists over on top of the bounce to cut firmly, to the right of the man at point

    Live Score; SL: 138/4

  • 10:00 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: FOUR RUNS!

    Full, close to off stump, and Nissanka doesn’t get his head over the ball while playing the flick. Pops up in the air, at catching height, but finds the gap between mid-on and short midwicket

    Live Score; SL: 133/4

  • 09:52 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: EDGED AND FOUR!

    No one down there. Full, close to off stump, doesn’t quite get his weight fully forward into the checked cover drive, and the ball slices off the outside half of the bat and streaks away through the vacant gully region. 

    Live Score; SL: 120/4

  • 09:44 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: DROPPED!

    Nissanka survives. Good effort from Shreyas Iyer. Ashwin floats up another outside off, and this one dips on Nissanka as he looks to step out and hit over mid-off. Ends up dragging it much wider than he wants, in the direction of deep square leg, and Iyer, running to his right and diving, can’t quite hold on

  • 09:40 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: FOUR RUNS!

    First boundary of the morning. Drops a little short outside off, and Asalanka puts it away nicely. Rolls his wrists over the pull to find the gap to the right of long leg

    Live Score; SL: 115/4

  • 09:30 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: ABOUT TIME!

    The teams are out in the middle. The play will resume at any moment. Sri Lanka were 108 for four at stumps on Day 2, and trail India by 466 runs. 

  • 08:04 (IST)

    IND vs SL, 1st Test, Day 3 Live Updates: GOOD MORNING!

    Hello and welcome to our Live coverage of Day 3 of the ongoing first Test between India and Sri Lanka from the IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. Team India will eye a few early wickets, having taken four during the final session on Day 2. Sri Lanka, on the other hand, will hope that Pathum Nissanka and Chrith Asalanka can steady their ship. Stay tuned for all the exciting action.

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