Dhananjaya De Silva, Sri Lanka’s classy number three batsman for the match, scored another scintillating hundred in his short career. A man, who derailed Mitchell Starc in 2016, showed his unflappable class again, this time to team India.
Cricket Fans also erupted in joy after watching the young lad match saving innings.
“Well played @Dhananjaya7575. A gutsy inning and boy didnt he have to soak lot of pressure. Even Kohli appreciated the mammoth effort. Much needed. #Centurion #INDvSL” wrote Pavith Perera.
“Batted, DdS. The restorative properties of the SL A team in good effect” wrote SL Cricket Blog.
“Outstanding comeback century by Dhananjaya de Silva. his 3rd Test century in just 22 innings (2 of them v top ranked teams, Australia 2016 & India 2017). also sends a strong message to Sri Lanka selectors. @OfficialSLC @Dhananjaya7575 @sajfernando #SriLanka #LKA” wrote Daniel Alexander.
“Dhananjaya De Silva looking like the Dhananjaya De SIlva from 2016! #INDvSL” wrote Estelle Vasudevan.