Virat Kohli and Mohammed Shami were left upset after Niroshan Dickwella repeatedly gestured the bowler to hold his run up.
Virat Kohli went on to score 50th international hundred. He became the second Indian after Sachin Tendulkar to achieve the feat.
Pacers Mohammed Shami, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Umesh Yadav shared all ten Sri Lankan wickets at Eden Gardens.
Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar discuss bowling on challenging pitches and India’s pacers.
Rangana Herath stitched two-handy partnerships down the order with Dilruwan Perera and Suranga Lakmal to give Sri Lanka a healthy lead over India.
At the post-match presser, Cheteshwar Pujara said there is nothing serious.
Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Umesh Yadav returned with two wickets each on Day 3 of the first Test at the Eden Gardens.
India fielding coach R Sridhar feels Mohammed Shami and Bhuvneshwar Kumar will relish the challenge of bowling on the green top at Eden Gardens.
Virat Kohli stopped his session as soon as the TV crew member was hit on the forehead by a Mohammed Shami delivery.
Himachal Pradesh were responding well to Bengal’s first innings score of 419 but that all changed after Manoj Tiwary brought back Mohammed Shami.
Skipper Virat Kohli celebrated India’s brilliant form against Sri Lanka by sharing the dance floor with none other than Mohammad Shami’s daughter Aairah on Lou Bega’s hit song ‘I got a girl’.
India, after 3-0 series win over Sri Lanka, have opened up a 15-point lead at top of the ICC Test rankings and Shami credited good understanding between players and the support staff for the same.
India will play five ODIs and single T20 against Sri Lanka with the series beginning on August 20. Mohammed Shami has been rested for the games – as are Umesh Yadav, R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja .
Virat Kohli said in a post match press-conference, “I certainly rate Shami among the world’s top three fast bowlers for sure. Because of his wicket-taking ability and the kind of impact he has on games.
Mohammed Shami has had his fair share of run-ins with the internet’s self-apppointed gate keepers of religion. He was once again trolled for the apparently un-Islamic attire of his wife and the birthday celebration itself.