Sri Lanka 708 for five at lunch

Published: Thursday, November 19, 2009, 12:18 [IST]
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Sri Lanka declare at 760/7, take 334 run lead

Sri Lanka declared their first innings closed at 760 for seven after lunch on the fourth day of the first test at the Motera on Thursday in reply to India's 426. est

Mahela Jayawardene Jayawardene smashed a splendid 275 and Prasanna Jayawardene finished unbeaten on 154.

Sri Lanka 708 for five at lunch

Ahmedabad: Mahela Jayawardene and Prasanna Jayawardene guided Sri Lanka to a massive first innings lead against India in the first Test.

Sri Lanka were 708-5 at lunch on the fourth day — an overall lead of 282 runs — after India were dismissed for 426 in the first innings.

Mahela, 204 overnight, progressed to 267 while Prasanna was batting on a career-best 134 as both batsmen had stretched their partnership to 333 runs.


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