It was their second most elevated score in general on Day 1 of a Test, and the most astounding by a meeting group in Sri Lanka. Just goes to demonstrate the control India have had up until now. On many events, it resembled the amusement is floating away from them, as the Indians were collecting runs unreservedly.
Not shocking, given the rich vein of frame he has been of late, with an incredible keep running in the Champions Trophy and some solid scores in the ODI arrangement against West Indies as well. Shikhar Dhawan thundered over into Test shape and have endeavored to recover the Test opener’s space. And afterward, after he got out, the matchless Cheteshwar Pujara assumed control.
An extremely solid day for India at last. It was their most noteworthy score on Day 1 of an away Test. Pujara and Rahane are batsmen of a similar form, both quiet, made, unhurried and both batting professionals and they put the Sri Lankans through the pound. The hosts, in any case, could have been more proactive with their line and length, rocking the bowling alley changes and field arrangement however.