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Twitter applauds Sri Lanka’s ”Silva duo” for saving Delhi Test

Sri Lanka (Photo Source: India Today via AP)

The fantastic effort from the Sri Lankan youngsters kept India at the bay throughout the Day 5 in Delhi in order to save the Test. It was all about De Silva and Roshen Silva on Day 5 who knocked brilliant tallies to save their side a Test match. The knocks played by both the youngsters at Delhi will always remain on top of their diaries for a long time.

Earlier in the day, Sri Lanka started the day on a bitter note as the brilliance from Ashwin and Jadeja sent Sri Lanka’s skipper Dinesh Chandimal and Angelo Mathews back to the pavilion.However, the shrewdness from the young De Silva and Roshen Silva evaded Indian bowlers with ease to guide the team to the safe place.

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Sri Lanka (Photo Source: India Today via AP)

De Silva, particularly knocked the ball like a dream even when his body failed to assist him. Dananjaya scored his third century in his career before being retired hurt when he tallied 119 runs to his name. Roshen Silva then carried the burden alongside Niroshan Dickwella to lead the game towards the draw.

All in all, the last Test in the year 2017 concluded on a sour note but India will enjoy sealing the series on any given day. Virat Kohli who played his last International match in the year has been named as the man of the match and man of the series while Dinesh Chandimal bagged bankable player of the match.

However, as always, people took to Twitter to express their views on the game while few accoladed the effort put in by Sri Lankan youngsters.

Here are the best tweets:

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