Virat Kohli-Abhinav Mukund stand a statistical delight for India vs Sri Lanka

The 133-run stand between Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund on Day 3 of the Galle Test against Sri Lanka is the fifth time when over 100 runs were added for the third wicket for India in Sri Lanka.

Virat Kohli and Abhinav Mukund fired quick runs off dispirited Sri Lankan bowlers on Friday to power India to a hefty second-innings lead of nearly 500 in the first Test.

Skipper Kohli hit an unbeaten 76 and Mukund was out for 81 on what turned out to be the final ball of the third day's play in Galle.

Even an 84-minute rain break could not dampen India's determination and Sri Lanka's stand-in captain Rangana Herath went off for the final hour after hurting a finger trying to stop a Kohli drive.



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