Dhananjaya de Silva and Roshen Silva helped Sri Lanka draw the controversial third and final Test in New Delhi as India took the series 1-0. Dhananjaya, who retired hurt on 119 due to muscle stiffness, and Roshen, who remained unbeaten on 74, held Sri Lanka steady over three sessions of play on the day 5, after being set 410 for victory.

Dilruwan Perera becomes the fastest Sri Lankan to 100 Test wickets.

Dilruwan Perera picks Cheteshwar Pujara for 23 © AFP
Dilruwan Perera picks Cheteshwar Pujara for 23 © AFP

Murali Vijay scored his second hundred in as many Tests; his 11th overall. 

Murali Vijay recorded his 11th Test ton  © AFP
Murali Vijay recorded his 11th Test ton © AFP

Virat Kohli reached 5,000 runs in Test; fourth-quickest for India.

Virat Kohli scored his 20th Test hundred © AFP
Virat Kohli scored his 20th Test hundred © AFP

 Murali Vijay fell for 153 that ended a 283-run stand between himself and Kohli.

Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay were involved in a __ -run stand © AFP
Virat Kohli and Murali Vijay were involved in a 283-run stand © AFP

Day 2:

Virat Kohli became the second Indian batsman to score consecutive double-centuries after Vinod Kambli.

Virat Kohli reached his sixth double-hundred in 238 balls © AFP
Virat Kohli reached his sixth double-hundred in 238 balls © AFP

Rohit Sharma recorded his eight half-century in Tests.

Rohit Sharma scored 50 in 88 balls © AFP
Rohit Sharma scored 50 in 88 balls © AFP

Sri Lankan players forced play to be halted thrice, a total of about 20 minutes in the second session, while two of their fast bowlers returned to the pavilion.

Sri Lankan players wearing marks © AFP
Sri Lankan players wearing marks © AFP

Mohammed Shami struck on the very first delivery of the innings with left-handed opener Dimuth Karunaratne going for a first-ball duck.

Mohammed Shami picked Sri Lanka's wicket on the first-ball of his spell © AFP
Mohammed Shami picked Sri Lanka’s wicket on the first-ball of his spell © AFP

Angelo Mathews scored his 29th Test half-century and 5th against India.

Angelo Mathews 50 came in 72 balls  © AFP
Angelo Mathews 50 came in 72 balls © AFP

Day 3

Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal added 181 runs for the fourth wicket for Sri Lanka.

Angelo Mathews and DInesh Chandimal helped Sri Lanka avoid follow-on © AFP
Angelo Mathews and DInesh Chandimal helped Sri Lanka avoid follow-on © AFP

Angelo Mathews scored his eighth Test century, and third century against India. 

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Angelo Mathews fell for 111 © AFP

Dinesh Chandimal scored his tenthTest century, and second century against India. 

Dinesh Chandimal remained not out on 147 at stumps  © AFP
Dinesh Chandimal remained not out on 147 at stumps © AFP

 Day 4

After being bowled out for 373 runs, Sri Lankan players took field at Kolta with masks on.

Sri Lanka cricketers wore masks again while fielding © AFP
Sri Lanka cricketers wore masks again while fielding © AFP

Ajinkya Rahane poor run in the series continued. He has made 17 runs in 3-Tests.

Ajinkya Rahane failed with the bat yet again© AFP
Ajinkya Rahane failed with the bat yet again© AFP

Virat Kohli added 90 runs with Rohit Sharma for the fifth wicket.

Virat Kohli scored 50 © AFP
Virat Kohli scored 50 © AFP

Ravindra Jadeja claimed Dimuth Karunaratne and Suranga Lakmal’s wickets to take India 7 wickets away from a 2-0 series win.

Ravindra Jadeja celebrating after picking Dimuth's wickets © AFP
Ravindra Jadeja celebrating after picking Dimuth’s wickets © AFP

 Day 5

Dhananjaya de Silva lead Sri Lanka’s resistance scoring his third Test hundred

Dhananjaya de Silva scored his second hundred away from home © AFP
Dhananjaya de Silva scored his second hundred away from home © AFP

Roshen Silva scored his maiden Test fifty and added 58 and 94 runs with Dhananjaya de Silva and Niroshan Dickwella.

Roshen Silva remained unbeaten on 74 © AFP
Roshen Silva remained unbeaten on 74 © AFP

Indian players celebrate after Delhi Test ends in a draw.

India win series 1-0 © AFP
India win series 1-0 © AFP