Sri Lanka vs India 3rd Test Day 1: Dhawan, Rahul give India the upper hand despite Sri Lanka’s comeback

Dhawan celebrates after scoring his sixth Test century

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Even though Sri Lanka did extremely well to restrict India’s dominance on the first day of the third Test in Pallekele, the tourists still hold the advantage thanks to openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul, who scored 119 and 85 respectively.

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India vs Australia 3rd Test Day 1: Smith, Maxwell lead Australia’s revival

Smith celebrates after scoring his 19th Test hundred

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Australia looked as if they were teetering on the edge of another major batting collapse on the first day in Ranchi, but captain Steve Smith and all-rounder Glenn Maxwell scored an unbeaten 117 and 82 not out respectively to turn the tide in the tourists’ favour.

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