Galle, July 29: Indian Skipper Virat Kohli once again dominated the opposition bowling attack and played a typical Test innings against Sri Lanka in Galle, While his strike rate was over 70, he picked those runs in singles and twos and boundary count was low, but he brought up his 17th test century 4th day.
The Indian captain punished the Sri Lanka bowlers with his class batting and some stunning running. This was his 10th century as India skipper in test cricket which puts only second to Sunil Gavaskar who has 11 century.
Kohli scored 103 runs in 133 balls (5 fours and 1 sixes), India made 240 runs in the second innings and put the 550-run heavy target before Sri Lanka.
The second innings of Sri Lanka started.