India 21-3 at stumps, with lead of 132

(AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) Sri Lanka seam bowlers Nuwan Pradeep and Dhammika Prasad fought back with three early wickets as India closed day three of the third test at 21-3 on Sunday.

India went into the second innings with a 111-run lead - 312 to 201 - and is now 132 runs ahead of the hosts.

A total of 15 wickets fell on the third day on a lively Sinhalese Sports Club pitch that assisted seam bowling.