Deccan Herald – Skipper Virat Kohli made it a ‘Super Sunday’ spectacle hitting his 19th hundred in the longest format as India tightened their grip on the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka, reaching 404 for three at lunch on the third day, here today.

Summary

  • Skipper Virat Kohli made it a ‘Super Sunday’ spectacle hitting his 19th hundred in the longest format as India tightened their grip on the second cricket Test against Sri Lanka, reaching 404 for three at lunch on the third day, here today.
  • Kohli consolidated India’s position as he reached the landmark in 130 deliveries hitting 10 boundaries.
  • This was also Kohli’s 12th hundred as India captain surpassing Sunil Gavaskar’s 11 tons.
  • Along with Kohli, Pujara added 183 runs for the third wicket.
  • Lakmal strayed on Kohli’s legs and the skipper repeatedly whipped the balls through mid-wicket region for boundaries.


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