new Delhi. wicket keeper batsman Rishabh Pant (Rishabh Pant) in the first test match of the series against Sri Lanka (IND vs SL 1st Test) performed well. However, he missed the century by just 4 runs. Apart from him, Hanuma Vihari also scored a half-century and strengthened Team India. The Indian team scored 357 runs for the loss of 6 wickets on the first day of this match being played at IS Bindra Stadium in Mohali. All-rounder at stumps Ravindra Jadeja 45 and more Ravichandran Ashwin Was at the crease after scoring 10 runs.
Indian team captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and decided to bat first. Mayank Agarwal and captain Rohit gave the hosts a good start. Both shared an opening partnership of 52 runs. Rohit (29) was caught by Lahiru Kumara at the hands of Lakmal. Then Mayank Agarwal (33) was dismissed lbw by Ambuldeniya, making the team’s score 80 for 2 wickets.
Outstanding batsmen Virat Kohli and Hanuma Vihari, who came out to play the 100th Test match of their career, again took the innings forward. Together they added 90 runs for the third wicket. Hanuma scored a half-century and scored 58 runs in 128 balls with the help of 5 fours. Virat became a victim of Ambuldenia by scoring 45 runs. Then Shreyas Iyer contributed 27 runs.
After this Rishabh Pant and Jadeja strengthened the team. Both took the team’s score beyond 330. Pant was in good shape but missed the century by just 4 runs. Pant and Jadeja added 104 runs for the sixth wicket. Lasith Ambuldeniya took 2 wickets for Sri Lanka while Suranga Lakmal, Vishwa Fernando, Lahiru Kumara and Dhananjay de Silva took 1-1 wickets.