Dinesh Chandimal scored a fine unbeaten counter-attacking century to help Sri Lanka set visitors India, who need 153 more to win with nine wickets in hand at stumps on day three of the first Test in Galle, a tricky target.
Just 38 overs of play were possible on day three of the Women's Ashes Test and although the honours were shared Australia will take a lead of 196 runs into the final day with six second innings wickets in hand.
Centuries by Shikhar Dhawan and Virat Kohli helped India secure a first innings lead of 192 before their spinners struck to remove Sri Lanka's openers before stumps on day two of the first Test in Galle.
Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne pointed out that the lack of variety in the pitches back in Australia being one of the reasons for Australia's poor show against England in the ongoing Ashes series.
Ravichandran Ashwin registered the best figures by an Indian bowler in Sri Lanka as India won day one of the first Test in Galle by dismissing Sri Lanka for 183 and then reaching 128 for two at stumps.