Sehwag leads India charge

CRICKET: Virender Sehwag struck 17 fours in a dazzling unbeaten 97 as India closed day two of the third and final Test with Sri Lanka in Colombo on 180-2 – still 245 runs behind their hosts.

Thilan Samaraweera making an unbeaten 137 – his 12th Test century – as Sri Lanka were bowled out for 425.

Sehwag then shared an unbroken 88 with record appearance maker Sachin Tendulkar (40) before bad light ended play.