- Kusal Mendis and Karunanthe 191 partnership
After following on, Sri Lanka lost an early wicket of Tharanga for just 2 runs. Kusal Mendis and Karunanthe looked in positive mood sweeping the Indian spinners with ease. Both of these batsmen steadied the innings with attacking approach. Before the end of day’s play, Hardik Pandya got the breakthrough by dismissing Kusal Mendis for 110 runs. It was a great batting display by Mendis who completed his 3rd test century.