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Dhawan, Pujara centuries hurt Sri Lanka in first Test

Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara give India the perfect start against Sri Lanka.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

Shikhar Dhawan smashed a career-best 190 on his Test comeback to lead a brilliant Indian batting assault on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka on Wednesday (26). The left-handed opener struck 31 boundaries in a blazing 168-ball knock and Cheteshwar Pujara joined in with an unbeaten 144 to take the visitors to 399-3 at stumps. The hosts toiled in the Galle field and suffered a major blow when all-rounder Asela Gunaratne broke his thumb trying to take a catch off Dhawan. He is set to undergo a surgery Wednesday and is almost certain to miss the rest of the…

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