India record ninth straight series win after drawing Kotla check. Team India enlisted a record ninth straight arrangement win in the wake of drawing the third and last Test against Sri Lanka at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Wednesday.
India record ninth straight series win after drawing Kotla check –
— BCCI (@BCCI) December 6, 2017
Pursuing a doubtful 410, a disobedient Sri Lanka rode on Dhananjaya de Silva’s third Test century and debutant Roshen Silva’s unbeaten 50 years to score 299/5, preceding both the chiefs chose to make due with the draw.
Roshen stayed unbeaten on 74 while stumper Niroshan Dickwella was on 44 when the match finished.
With this, India secured the three-Test elastic against the islanders 1-0 and furthermore equalled Australia’s record of nine continuous arrangement wins from 2005 to 2008.
Following is the scoreboard of the fifth and last day of India versus Sri Lanka third Test played at the Ferozeshah Kotla here on Wednesday.
Sri Lanka (second innings)
Dimuth Karunaratnec Saha b Ravindra Jadeja13
Sadeera Samarawickramac A Rahane b Shami5
Dhananjaya de Silvaretd hurt119
Suranga Lakmalb Ravindra Jadeja0
Angelo Mathewsc A Rahane b Ravindra Jadeja1
Dinesh Chandimal b Ashwin36
Roshen Silva not out 74
Niroshan Dickwella not out 44
Additional items: 7 (b 5, lb 1, w 0, nb 1, p 0)
Add up to: 299 (5 wkts, 103 Ov)
Fall of Wickets: 14-1 (Sadeera Samarawickrama, 5.5 overs), 31-2 (Dimuth Karunaratne, 15.1), 31-3 (Suranga Lakmal, 15.4), 35-4 (Angelo Mathews, 21.6), 147-5 (Dinesh Chandimal, 54.6)
Knocking down some pins:
Ishant Sharma 13-2-32-0
Mohammed Shami 15-6-50-1
Ravichandran Ashwin 35-3-126-1
Ravindra Jadeja 38-13-81-3
Murali Vijay 1-0-3-0
Virat Kohli 1-0-1-0
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