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Jayawardene ton puts Sri Lanka ahead
Ahmedabad: In reply to India"s 426, Sri Lanka were 483 for five in the first innings at tea on the third day of the first cricket Test at the Sardar Patel Stadium here Wednesday.
Mahela Jayawardene was batting on 142 and Prasanna Jyawardene on 43 at tea break.
Sri Lanka 375/5 against India at lunch
Ahmedabad: Sri Lankans were 375/5 at lunch on Day 3 of the first Test at the Sardar Patel Stadium here Wednesday.
Scorecard Sri Lanka started well with Mahela Jayawardene and Samaraweera reaching their fifties.
Samaraweera, who had added 138 runs for the fourth wicket with Mahela Jayawardene, eventually fell for 70 runs off 145 balls.
Mahela Jayawardene was batting on 86 while Angelo Matthews (17) fell at the stroke of the lunch break.