Hosts in command on another smoggy day at Feroz Shah Kotla

Sri Lanka all out for 373 in third test

Wriddhiman Saha too missed a tough chance off Mathews, but he came up with a screamer to dismiss Sadeera Samarawickrama off Ishant Sharma just when he looked to be taking the game away from the Indians with Chandimal for company.

He went on to complete the over but left the field after umpires thought it inadvisable to have a paceman bowling in poor light.

Kohli had only three fours but ran brilliantly between the wickets along with Rohit, who, among his five boundaries, had a gorgeous pull shot to his credit.

Lakmal, in fact, threw up a couple of times while fielding at the third man area and the groundsmen had to put sand.

"He (Lakmal) obviously didn't feel very well", Pothas said. India were 51/2 in their second innings with Murali Vijay and Rahane back in the pavillion.

No Test team has chased down 410 since 2003, when the West Indies defeated Australia after making 418 runs.

India opener Shikhar Dhawan sympathised with the Sri Lankans but felt it was not bad enough to stop play.

Resuming the second session at 51/2, Dhawan (67) and Pujara (49) added 55 runs to the score before Pujara was caught at slips by Angelo Mathews off Dhananjaya de Silva.

The visitors, who started the day on 356-9, conceded a 163-run lead after Ishant got skipper Chandimal caught on another hazy morning at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium.

"I enjoyed playing that way (scoring quick runs)". The team approval was finally accorded in a meeting held at Colombo this afternoon.

Now it is worth listening to what Kohli had said about Delhi's pollution, in a video message last month.

"I would never say that there is no pollution in Delhi". But if you have been assigned a job (to play), you can't let anything come in its way.

"This point about scheduling matches in Delhi in this particular period can be considered in view of the situation encountered in the last two-three days", acting BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary told reporters late on Monday.

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