India 50-2 at lunch day 1 of 3rd test

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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) India lost two early wickets before reaching 50-2 at lunch on the opening day of the third test against Sri Lanka after being sent in to bat on Friday.

Sri Lanka seamer Dhammika Prasad bowled Lokesh Rahul (2) with the total on two and Nuwan Pradeep trapped Ajinkya Rahane (8) lbw with the total on 14.

Cheteshwar Pujara (19) and captain Virat Kohli (14) then steadied the innings until lunch was called early due to rain.

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