India 243 ahead at lunch against Sri Lanka

Colombo, Aug 31 (IANS) Batsman Rohit Sharma struck a half-century as India reached 132/5 in 37 overs at lunch in their second innings on Day 4 of the third and final cricket Test against Sri Lanka at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) Ground here on Monday.

Stuart Binny (38 not out) and Naman Ojha (11 not out) were at the crease when the umpires removed called for lunch. The visitors are currently 243 runs ahead.

Hosts Sri Lanka scored 201 in their first innings in reply to India’s score of 312.

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