Cheteshwar Pujara returned to the Indian side with an extremely hard-fought century on a tough pitch to make sure India did not collapse on a pitch responsive for bowlers. Pujara's unbeaten 135 and his eight wicket stand of 104 Amit Mishra
Only 15 overs were possible on the opening day of the deciding Test between India and Sri Lanka at Colombo. During this time, India lost two wickets for the addition of 50 runs, while Sri Lanka created plenty more opportunities.
It may be difficult to believe that India have not won a Test in the island nation in 22 years, but that is a cruel fact. Five years back, they managed to square the series courtesy a spectacular ton from VVS Laxman,
On a day when Ajinkya Rahane hit yet another Test hundred, to win more fans with his mature batting, Sri Lankan legend Kumar Sangakkara, who had an equally good start to his Test career, called it quits
Just like day one, there was no clear winner on day two of the India-Sri Lanka Test at the P Sara Oval as well. India added 74 runs to their overnight score of 319, before losing their last four wickets.