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In pics: Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test, Day 3

August 20, 2015, 12:53 PM IST
In pics: Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test, Day 3

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Kumar Sangakkara, who will retire after the second Test against India in Colombo, walked off to a standing ovation after being dismissed by R Ashwin for 40 runs.

In pics: Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test, Day 3

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Kumar Sangakkara and Angelo Mathews forged a 87-run stand for the fourth wicket to bring the deficit down to 100 runs.

In pics: Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test, Day 3

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Sri Lanka, bowled out in their first innings for 183, resumed on five for two wickets after dismissing India for 375 but lost nightwatchman Dhammika Prasad (three) with the first ball of the day to fast bowler Varun Aaron.

In pics: Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test, Day 3

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Mathews (39) suffered a painful blow to his body off fast bowler Ishant Sharma early in his innings and decided to take the attack to the Indian bowlers.

In pics: Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test, Day 3

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India captain Virat Kohli then introduced Amit Mishra, who had taken a wicket in his first over, and the leg-spinner took out Mathews, who edged a catch to Lokesh Rahul at silly mid-off.

In pics: Sri Lanka vs India, 1st Test, Day 3

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Kumar Sangakkara received a standing ovation from some 1,500 home fans as we walked back after playing his final innings at the Galle International Stadium.

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