Sri Lankan fan heavily trolled by Indians on Twitter

India finished the day on 329/6, after the openers put up 188 runs for the first wicket.

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Sri Lankan cricketer Lakshan Sandakan (L) celebrates with his captain Dinesh Chandimal after he dismissed Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli. (Photo by LAKRUWAN WANNIARACHCHI/AFP/Getty Images)

Sri Lanka made a spirited comeback after being made to watch India’s solid start earlier in the day. India have scored 188 runs without losing any wicket in the first 39.2 overs and were pushed to a corner in the next 50.4 overs, as the visitors were made just 141 losing six wickets.

A Sri Lankan fan, who also happens to be the administrator at a website named Island Cricket was trolled massively by the Indian fans after the former tweeted “India struggle to 329/6 at stumps day 1 after being 188/0, Brilliant fight back by Herath-less Sri Lanka bowling.”

One of the Indian fans replied to him saying, “Well said. If Herath played IND – 400/2 at stumps day 1 . Now u agree?”. Another fan tweeted, “The SL team has fallen so low now that they’re taking solace in 329-6 instead of 400? Well if that helps you sleep at night then ..”.

Sri Lanka has struggled through out this series, as they lost both the Test matches as well as the series. Ravindra Jadeja, who has been suspended from the 3rd Test for breaching the code of conduct, was India’s man of the match, as he scored a 70 with the bat and picked seven wickets to shoot down the hosts.

Solid start by the openers

Indian opener Shikhar Dhawan continued his good form and scored a century (119), where as KL Rahul brought up his seventh-successive half-century in Test cricket. He missed out on yet another century, this time by 15 runs. Captain Virat Kohli made 42 while the rest missed out on adding much to the total. For Sri Lanka, Malinda Pushpakumara scalped three wickets, including both the well-settled openers. India finished the day on 329/6, with Hardik Pandya and Wriddhiman Saha at the crease on 1 and 13 respectively.

The hosts will look to wrap up the remaining wickets early in the session, as anything beyond 400 would put Sri Lanka on the mat. Captain Kohli had earlier said that they will look to whitewash the opposition.

Here is how Twitterati reacted to his tweet: