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Cricket-Defiant Karunaratne carries bat for Sri Lanka with 158

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

GALLE, Sri Lanka, July 12 (Reuters) - Sri Lanka opening batsman Dimuth Karunaratne struck a defiant unbeaten hundred on his return to the side to give the hosts a fighting first innings total in the opening test against South Africa on Thursday.
The 30-year-old carried his bat through the Sri Lankan innings to remain unbeaten on 158 as the hosts finished on 287 after stand-in captain Suranga Lakmal won the toss and chose to bat in the first of the two-test series.
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