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India-Sri Lanka Kolkata Test ends in a draw

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India Vs Sri LankaKolkata: The first cricket test between India and Sri Lanka has ended in a draw.

Chasing a victory target of 231 runs, Sri Lanka were reduced to 75 for 7 when bad light forced early end of the match, played at the Eden Gardens here.

Earlier today, India declared their second innings with a total lead of 230 runs.

Skipper Virat Kohli ( 104*) scored his 18th test hundred, while KL Rahul made 79, Shikhar Dhawan 94, and Cheteshwar Pujara 22. The home team declared at 352 for 8.

Nearly 20 overs of play was still left but light was always going to be a factor as Bhuvneshwar Kumar (11-8-8-4) shattered the Sri Lankan batting in the company of Mohammed Shami (2/34 in 9.3 overs) and Umesh Yadav (1/25 in 5 overs).