Under-19: Sri Lanka reach 245/5 on Day 3 vs India taking 64-run lead in 2nd 'Test'

India's first innings hero spinner Kuldeep Yadav, who accounted for six scalps, didn't get any success today as the Lankan batsmen played him cautiously taking just 53 runs in his 30 overs.

updated: July 31, 2013 19:02 IST
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Kurunegala, Sri Lanka: India enjoyed upperhand on Sri Lanka as the home team reached 245 for five at stumps on the third day today of the second and final 'Youth Test' taking an overall lead of just 64 runs.

Sadeera Samarwickrama (53 batting) and Priyamal Perera (40 batting) added 78 runs for the unbroken sixth wicket stand as Indian bowlers led by left-arm seamer Chama Milind (3/43) will hoping to clean up the lower half quickly on the final day in order to set up a series win.

Resuming on 11 for no loss, openers Hashan Dumindu and Minod Bhanuka added just 16 more runs to their stand before left-arm pacer Milind drew the first blood for the visitors.

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