Ishant claims five to bowl out Sri Lanka for 201

Colombo, Aug 30 (IANS) Pacer Ishant Sharma claimed his seventh five-wicket haul as India bowled out Sri Lanka for barely 201 runs in their first innings on the third day of the third and final cricket Test at the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) here on Sunday.

Ishant had figures of 5-54, while Stuart Binny (2-24), Amit Mishra (2-25) and Umesh Yadav (1-64) bowled superbly to wreck the opposition batting order and send them packing at 201 in 52.2 overs.

Earlier, India scored 312 in their first innings, thanks to opener Cheteshwar Pujara’s unbeaten 145.

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