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August 13: Dhananjaya de Silva match saving maiden hundred

On This Day in 2016, Sri Lankan all-rounder Dhananjaya de Silva made his first Hundred in Test matches. He scored 129 runs against Australia at the Singhalese Sports Club Cricket Ground in Colombo. Dhananjaya de Silva came out to bat when Sri Lanka were at 26 for lost five wickets. After that, Dhananjaya de Silva and Dinesh Chandimal made a 211-run partnership for the sixth wicket.

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