Mumbai: Sri Lanka were all out for 393 in the first innings against India on the second day of the Third cricket Test at Mumbai on Thursday.
Mathews, who had ended the first day unbeaten on 86, tragically fell short of his maiden Test century when he was run-out while attempting what would have been his 100th run.
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Mathews attempted double, but Sachin Tendulkar caught him short with a brilliant throw from deep square leg. Mathews hit 99 from 131 deliveries, having hit 15 boundaries, before his dismissal reduced the visitors to 379 for nine in the 93rd over.
Pragyan Ojha finished off the innings when he trapped Chanaka Welegedara leg before wicket for eight.
Tilakaratne Dilshan top scored Sri Lankan innings with 109 runs.