Galle Test: Indians Set Sri Lanka 550-Run Target 

India skipper Virat Kohli exulting after he hit his 17th Test hundred - Sakshi Post

India skipper Virat Kohli hit his 17th Test hundred as visitors declared their second innings at 240 for 3 leaving Sri Lanka with a daunting target of 550 on the fourth day of the first cricket Test.

Starting the day at 189 for 3, India added another 51 runs with the skipper duly completing a well-deserved hundred before declaring the innings. Kohli on Saturday equalled former India captain Dilip Vengsarkar's record of 17 hundreds in 116 Tests. However Kohli has reached the milestone in exactly half the number Vengsarkar took -- 58th match.

In their reply, the Sri Lankans were 85 for 2 . At the break, Dimuth Karunaratne is batting 44 in company of Kusal Mendis (24 batting). Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav got a wicket apiece.

Brief Scores: India 600 and 240/3 declared (Virat Kohli 103 no). Sri Lanka 290 and 85/2 (Dimuth Karunaratne 44 batting).

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